How to make charcoal briquettes from coconut shell charcoal?
1. What is coconut shell charcoal?
Coconut shell charcoal is produced from coconut shell under the condition of incomplete combustion without oxygen, and has the characteristics of flammability, high calorific value, low ash content, smokeless and tasteless. As a totally natural, environmentally friendly biofuel,Coconut shell charcoal can be used as a fuel substitute against fuelwood, kerosene, and other fossil fuels.
2.Application of coconut shell charcoal.
Coconut shell charcoal can be made into charcoal briquettes in various shapes（like:Rod, Ball, Cube, etc.）,charcoal from coconut shell for shisha, cooking, BBQ, fireplace, boilers, etc.
3.how to make charcoal briquettes from the coconut shell?
3.1 Carbonized coconut shell to charcoal
Coconut shells can be directly carbonized, or they can be crushed and then carbonized. At present, we have four different types of carbonization furnace, all of which can be used to make coconut shell charcoal. For customers who require direct carbonization of coconut shells, we recommend the use of hosting carbonization furnace and horizontal carbonization furnace. For customers who require crushing before carbonization, we recommend continuous carbonization furnace and sawdust carbonization machine.
3.2 Crushed coconut shell charcoal
Coconut shell charcoal generally keeps the shell shape or break into pieces after carbonization. Before making charcoal briquettes, you need to grind them into powder, so coconut shellcharcoal powder easier to shape.
3.3 Mixed coconut shell charcoal powder with water and adhesive
Coconut shell charcoal powder is not sticky, so need to add water and adhesives to help it shape.It is usually recommended that the moisture content should be 20%-25% after mixing, and the adhesive should be 3%-5%.
Adding adhesive can make charcoal briquettes are more stronger and the surface smoother. The most common binders are corn starch or cassava starch, They are food grade and no noxious gas after burning.
3.4 Coconut shell charcoal britquette
Coconut shell charcoal is used for hookah, cooking, barbecue, fireplace, boiler, etc. So we need to focus on how to make different shapes of charcoal briquettes from coconut shell charcoal to meet various uses.