Finished Product Briquettes

Briquettes are the finished product obtained after processing industrial, agro-forestry and municipal solid waste in briquetting machine under particular temperature. Briquettes manufactured by the machine or briquetting press vary depending upon the type of raw material. There may be charcoal, wood, sawdust and biomass briquettes. Briquettes are a ready substitute of non-renewable fossil fuels coal, natural gas and petroleum etc.

These briquettes are supplied to industries like textile, dyeing etc. for providing heat and energy. Apart from this, it is also used for cooking and for heating the boilers that generate steam for production of electricity. A briquette is considered as an ideal fuel due to following features:

  • Eco-friendly and renewable fuel
  • Economically viable
  • High burning efficiency due to low moisture
  • Ready market due to high prices of fossil fuels
  • Easy to store and transport
  • High thermal calorific value around 4000 Kcal/Kg
  • Reduces greenhouse gas emission by giving smokeless burning
  • Contributes in saving environment
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