CEBCON has developed an innovative and internationally patent-pending pellet cooler that features an energy-efficient heat recovery system for use in pellet production. Depending on the selected design, the cooler can process granules from a variety of biomass. This includes pellets made from:
- By-products from the forestry and timber industry, sawdust, logs
- Agricultural waste such as straw, shells, husks
- Solid fermentation residues from biogas production
- Whole plants such as bamboo, miscanthus, wood from short-rotation plantations.
In addition to its heat recovery, the cooler is characterised by considerable electricity savings of 45-70% as well as by fewer wearing parts than conventional pellet coolers. The cooler can be implemented either as an integrated component for new pellet production facilities or as a stand-alone module to replace existing facilities.