FAQ of pellet mill machine
Q: Precisely what is definitely the pellet mill?
A: The pellet mill is for converting different kinds of raw material into pellet form.
Q: Is a binder necessary for making pellets?
A: Lignin inside of raw materials is best binder,just suitable moisture content is ok, of course, some clients prefer using steam for same purpose
Q: What kind of materials can be used for making pellets?
A: Resources such as saw dust, corn cobs, corn stalks, straw, switch grass, other grasses, (DDG) distillers grain, paper, etc. Generally, most Biomass material that can be crushed into sawdust form can be used for making pellets.
Q: What is the function of pellets?
A: Pellets are generally used for heating and home warming, animal feed, and animal bedding.
Q: Is there a formulation for producing pellets?
A: It is more of a method than formulation, different materials, different solution.
Q: If I buy your pellet mill, can you present me how to make pellets?
A: We will certainly be glad to focus on the products you need, and provide ideas on what we have discovered from our own testing and studies. We have got nearly each material is a little different, and demands different measures and techniques.
Q: What is the feeding rate for making pellets?
A: The feeding rate varies with your exact materials. But it can be adjusted by variable frequency motor.
Q: Where can I get alternative parts for my Pellet Mill?
A: Livestock spare parts we have in our factory and you can order any time.
Q: What are the estimated BTU per lbof a few pellet energy sources??
A: Alfalfa Pellets = 7729 BTU/lb
Aspen Pellets = 8501 BTU/lb
Corn – Shell = 8100 BTU/lb
Dried Distillers Grain (DDG) = 9400 BTU/lb
Hardwood Pellet = 8573 BTU/lb
Oats = 8242 BTU/lb
Soybeans = 10230 BTU/lb
Straw-Wheat Pellets = 7375 BTU/lb
Straw-Oat Pellets = 7626 BTU/lb
Sugar Beet Pulp Pellets = 7345 BTU/lb
Sunflower Hulls = 9654 BTU/lb
Wheat (Hard Red Spring) = 8063 BTU/lb
Q: Is there any other material not listed above that can be applied for energy?
A: Yes. after you get your pellet mill, just try and you will get primary date and please share to us.
Q: What is the moisture content for final pellets from your pellet mill?
A: That will certainly change a little, based upon the biomass production being utilized. In general, when you could get 5-10% moisture content, the pellets will burn just great.
Q: What is the lifetime regarding roller and die?
A: That is some thing that will deviate, based on the material getting pelletized. Producer suggestions is 600-800 hours(approximately) of running ,for roller. The life amount additionally depends on proper servicing and processes used while pelletizing.
Q: Can I buy a new pellet mill without a motor?
Q: Can I use my mill together with the PTO from my tractor?
Q: Capacity is smaller than normal.
A: First, please ensuring all the holes in dies are not blocked, and sawdust is correct size,1/4 inch or less. Make sure the dies are warmed up properly prior to pelletizing. Also, when using some hard woods as raw material , capacity is smaller.
Q: My raw material runs through the machine, and will not form a pellet.
A: Raw material is too dry, please try to add more water.
Q: What size for making pellet is best?
A: All materials should be 1/4″ size or less.
Q: What size pellets can I make?
A: 3mm, 4mm,6mm,8mm and 10mm is possible.
Q: Does humidity affect my pellet production?
A: Yes, dry product in very dry weather may need moisture added. High humidity winter or summer has proven to make pellet production more difficult. A mix of material and binder that works well on a cool dry morning will have to be adjusted for a warm humid afternoon. A few hours can make a difference on how you make pellets.
Q: Do you ship worldwide?
A: Yes. We have exported to Europe, America, South-East Asia, more than 60 countries.