Crack Problem: Making Charcoal from Wood

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In this article, let’s talk about how to solve the common problems when making charcoal from wood materials. It is known to all that charcoal briquettes are made by a series of charcoal briquetting equipment including charcoal briquette maker, wood chipper, dryer, carbonization furnace. Making charcoal from wood is actually a complex technology and process. Any small problem in briquetting and charring process will result in poor quality charcoal products. Firstly, let’s focus on the solutions of cracking problems of final charcoal.
  • Heavy moisture content will cause transverse crack in the final charcoal briquettes.
  • Lack of water content will result in longitudinal crack.
  • If the temperature is too high during the briquetting process, the material will be soften excessively, resulting in underfeeding. This also can lead to crack problems.
  • The general solution of underfeeding is increasing the spiral diameter properly or grinding spiral wall to increase the span between spiral.

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Through the above solutions, we can solve most of charcoal briquettes crack problems. If you have other problems or want to know more about our wood charcoal briquette maker machine, feel free to contact us!