How to Make Charcoal from Wood

Charcoal has very wide usages in human’s daily life. The most popular and well-known one, I guess, is the Barbecue. I hope when you’re having a nice barbecue in the park with your friends you can think a minute of how to make charcoal. There will be more than one answer for this question, because there are a lot of materials can produce charcoals. Today we are talking about how to make charcoal from wood and it will help you to know even better about some sustainable energy in some common scenes of your daily life.

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Wood chips, wood branches or other waste wood produced by certain agricultural activities or forestry of human have large potential of use in fact. Instead of being discarded or buried or burned, we can make them into wood charcoals which have higher value. The technology we use is called carbonization. What is carbonization?  It is a kind of conversion of an organic substance into carbon or a carbon-containing residue through pyrolysis or destructive distillation. It is often used in organic chemistry with reference to the generation of coal gas and coal tar from raw coal.

How to Make Charcoal from Wood by Carbonization

We need a carbonization machine, or a wood charcoal making plant. GreenBeston is a professional wood charcoal making machine manufacturer and supplier and we have high quality but low cost charcoal making equipment for sale.

Here are the different types of wood charcoal making machine,

Model BST-03 BST-05 BST-12 BST-20 BST-30
Structure Horizontal
Capacity (kg/h) 300 500 1200 2000 3000
Rotary speed of furnace 3-9 turn/ min
Power (Kw/h) 11 15 18.5 30 55
Host size (Width*Height* Length)

 

1000*1700*800mm 1300*1900*8500mm 1600*2200*8500mm 2200*2800*8500mm 3000*3300*8500mm
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How to Make Charcoal from Wood with GreenBeston Biomass Carbonization Machine

1.Belt conveyor transmits the wood branches or waste wood to the constant weight feeder. If the branches are big, they will be shredded into small pieces by a shredder or crusher before conveying. The diameter is no bigger than 200 mm and the thickness no bigger than 30 mm. But it is adjustable in accordance with actual need of the buyers.
2.Feed the wood into the upper layer of the machine- the preheating drying host for drying until the water contain below 20% and then the dried wood fall down freely into the carbonization host automatically.
3.And then, it is the main part of the process for making charcoal: high-temperature pyrolysis, smoke discharge, sulphur removing and then carbon collection will occur successively.
4.After all the above steps completed, the charcoal will be discharged from the powder discharge port. At the same time, the flue gas generated during the working process will be collected to supply heat for the dryer system. It will help you save energy and reduce cost.

If you’d like to improve the fuel utilization and your working efficiency, we suggest a gasifier. With the function of gasifier, combustible gas generated from biomass pyrolysis will go to the cyclone dust collector to undergo spraying and de-dusting and then separate into wood tar and vinegar which can be introduced by the draft fan to heat the carbonization furnace from the outside.

With the help of the pyrolysis and carbonization technology and our charcoal manufacturing machine, you will find how to make wood charcoal. The process is easy, safe and pose no pollution to the environment.

After you figure out how to make charcoal from wood, I believe you will also know how to make charcoal from coconut shell, saw dust, rice husk or sludge sewage. Since they are all belong to organic wastes, there may be slight differences during the pre-treatment phase, but they share the similar recycling process to charcoal.

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How to Choose a Good Carbonization Furnace for Charcoal

A good carbonization machine have to satisfy the following conditions,

Durability. A good machine shall have a quite long life-span. GreenBeston use advanced welding technique and rigorous production process to make sure the quality of our machines.
Safety. As for a machine with heating system, safety shall be considered. We make sure every part of our machines with high safety and we have many safety design for the operation.
Energy-saving. It is the most important feature. The charcoal production machine utilizes a double-layer structure, lower layer for carbonization and pyrolysis, upper layer for drying. The heat generated by carbonization can be used as heating source for the drying host. That will help you to reduce a lot of fuel.
Affordability. Making charcoal from wood wastes can help to save energy and resources of our planet, so it is a very meaningful thing to do. GreenBeston has tried the best to produce the most advanced charcoal production machine with a reasonable and affordable price. We hope the awareness of recycling can also enjoy a popular support in developing countries. Besides, don’t forget we have added many energy-saving functions in this plant to reduce the future cost for our clients.

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How to Choose Reliable Charcoal Making Machine Manufacturers in China

If you want to buy a wood charcoal making machine in China, the manufacturers have to meet the requirements as follows,

Be Professional. Charcoal making utilizes carbonization and pyrolysis, therefore, a professional team of technicians and engineers who possess the top technologies and innovative ideas will be the core of a qualified manufacturer.
A Good After-Sale Service. A considerate after-sale service make a comfortable customer experience. It refers to a high quality production and manufacturer.
Experienced in Foreign Trade. If you are looking for such a manufacturer in China, you should find those who have plenty of experiences of foreign trade because it will definitely save a lot of time of you.

GreenBeston is a professional charcoal making machine supplier and we really know how to make charcoal from wood with the highest working efficiency but low cost. We have strong technological team, a perfect after-sale personnel team and hundreds of employees here in China. Our plant has been sold to many countries like India, Korea, South Africa, Australia, Europe, Uzbekistan and Southeastern Asia, etc. We have strong faith in our plants. If you really have a lot of waste woods or any other kind of organic wastes to dispose and recycle, come to GreenBeston and we can help.

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