FAQ About Biomass

 FAQ About Biomass:

1.What is Biomass?
Biomass is any living or recently dead material that can be used as fuel. This includes any wood and waste wood products, also energy crops such as Miscanthus, Switch Grass, Reed Canary Grass, Oilseed Straw to name but a few.
2.Why use Biomass for Pelletizing?
Biomass is a carbon neutral fuel, which means no extra carbon is released into the atmosphere when burnt, unlike fossil fuels. Biomass can play a crucial role in reducing global warming. Biomass is a cheap fuel to produce, much biomass is free, in the form of waste wood products.
3.Which kind of Biomass can be used for Pellet Press?
Your choice of biomass should be based primarily on what you have available to you, but also what your boiler or stove can burn successfully without complications. Check the properties section for a summary of some biomass fuel properties.
4.What size of Biomass can be used for wood pellet machine? 
The PelHeat unit is equipped with a hammer mill which breaks the raw material down into a uniform size (3mm-6mm). The hammer mill can process straws and grasses, however for the unit to accept wood for example it must be in a chipped form, or have a diameter less than 1 inch.