coconut charcoal manufacturers

Before talking about coconut charcoal manufacturers, did you know that coconut shell charcoal is slowly gaining popularity around the world. As a completely natural and eco-friendly biofuel, it can be used as an alternative to firewood, kerosene and other fossil fuels. Besides, it is also made into briquettes for hookahs, cooking, barbecues, industrial boilers, etc.

Advantages Of Coconut Shell Charcoal

Coconut shell charcoal is derived from renewable resources and its production does not affect deforestation.

  • Low ash
  • Ash can be used as fertilizer
  • Burning time 3 hours or more
  • Burns hotter and longer than conventional charcoal
  • Less charcoal needed for barbecue
  • 1 pound of coconut charcoal equals 2 pounds of conventional charcoal
  • Clean burn

Basic Elements of Coconut Charcoal Manufacturers Construction

It is necessary to secure not only the raw materials but also the power source in the coconut charcoal manufacturers. Three-phase industrial power is required to start a coal-fired power plant. Other basic terms such as water, workshop, and worker are not covered much here. So here are some basic elements of coconut coal construction.

1. Coconut Husk Charcoal To Charcoal

Coconut shells can be directly charred on charcoal in a charcoal machine. There are various types of carbonization furnaces, and almost all of them can produce coconut shell charcoal. For small-scale coal production, you can choose between a crane type and a horizontal airflow carbonization furnace. Then for large coal plants, continuous carbonization machines can be selected.

2. Charcoal Cracker With Coconut Shell

Coconut shell charcoal either keeps its shell shape after carbonation or crumbles into pieces. Before making briquettes, they must be ground into powder. Charcoal powder is much easier to shape and can reduce machine wear.

3. Mixing Charcoal Powder, Water And Binder

Charcoal powder is not viscous, so a binder must be added to form briquettes. Then using a binder makes the briquettes harder and has a smoother surface. The most common binders are cornstarch and cassava starch. Food grade, no harmful gas after burning. Typically, the binder percentage is 3-5%.

Moisture content of coal should be 20-25% after mixing. So there’s a good way to know if moisture is okay in production. Take a handful of the charcoal mixture and pinch it between your hands. If the charcoal dust does not loosen, the humidity has reached the standard value.

4. Coconut Shell Charcoal Briquettes

As mentioned at the beginning of this article, coconut shell charcoal can be used for hookahs, barbecues, cooking, heating boilers and more.

Drying Of Briquettes

All charcoal briquettes are moist after being produced by the briquette machine. As such, it requires drying before it can be used as fuel or sold on the market. There is no doubt that there are two methods of drying briquettes. One is sun drying and the other is machine drying.

Natural Drying

It is recommended to place the briquettes on a tray, vinyl cloth, etc. to prevent dust and impurities from adhering to the surface of the briquettes. So it is recommended that you keep. Then normally, it takes about 4-7 days for the mold to dry naturally.

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