The briquetting of agricultural wastes for fuel

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by S. Eriksson and M. Prior

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Part 1.An overview of briquetting

Chapter 1.Main issues
Chapter 2.The residue base
Chapter 3.The markets for briquettes
Chapter 4.Technical aspects of briquetting
Chapter 5.Economics of briquetting

Part 2.Briquetting technology

Chapter 6.An overview of the densification process
Chapter 7.Mechanical piston presses
Chapter 8.Hydraulic piston presses
Chapter 9.Screw presses
Chapter 10.Pellet presses
Chapter 11.Auxiliary equipment

Part 3.Country reviews

Chapter 12.Introduction to country reviews
Chapter 13.Briquetting in Africa
Chapter 14.Briquetting in Brazil
Chapter 15.Briquetting in India
Chapter 16.Briquetting in Sri Lanka
Chapter 17.Briquetting in Thailand

Part: 4.The economics of briquetting

Chapter 18.Introduction to the economics of briquetting
Chapter 19.Capital costs
Chapter 20.Operating costs of briquetting
Chapter 21.Total costs of briquetting


Appendix I.Acknowledgements
Appendix II.Bibliography and references
Appendix III.List of manufacturers