Effect of a mild torrefaction for production of eucalypt wood briquettes under different compression pressures

@inproceedings{Arajo2016EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a mild torrefaction for production of eucalypt wood briquettes under different compression pressures},
  author={Solange de Oliveira Ara{\'u}jo and Mariana Rodrigues Vilas Boas and Duarte M Neiva and Ang{\'e}lica de C{\'a}ssia Oliveira Carneiro and Benedito Rocha Vital and Marcelino Breguez and Helena Pereira},
  year={2016}
}
Abstract The heat treatment of wood (i.e. torrefaction) followed by densification of wood particles (e.g. by briquetting) may be used as a process to improve homogeneity and energy properties of wood for use as a solid fuel. The wood of Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus spp. were treated at 180, 200 and 220 °C for 60 min under a nitrogen atmosphere. Briquettes were produced with untreated and heat-treated wood particles using 120 °C, for 7 min pressing and 6 min cooling time, under pressures of… CONTINUE READING