Evaluation of the properties of raw materials and products of briquetting machine

Islam, Md Mainul and Ali, Md Nawsher and Mia, Sobahan (2004) Evaluation of the properties of raw materials and products of briquetting machine. In: 2nd BSME-ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, 2-4 Jan 2004, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Abstract

In our country briquetting process is carried out in the screw-press type briquetting machine on which mainly briquetting of rice husk are commercially produced. Other alternatives are often run in commercial purpose because of various problem faced. But to become dependent on a single raw material will cause hamper when there is scarcity of that material in the market. Thus to take the full advantage of the locally available raw materials different mixture of those are considered for producing briquetting. An experimental investigation has been conducted to evaluate the properties of different raw materials and their products from a briquetting machine. Significant properties of the product from different mixture of raw materials with different compositions have also been determined. A screw press type briquetting machine with heated die has been used for producing briquettes. An economic analysis of the system has also been performed in this study.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Ms Leslie Blay
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 11:09
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2013 06:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: briquetting; raw materials; rice husks; rice straw; bagasse; sawdust; briquettes
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091299 Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0904 Chemical Engineering > 090405 Non-automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels)
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091006 Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 85 Energy > 8504 Energy Transformation > 850499 Energy Transformation not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8193

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