Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine

Bamboo charcoal machine is designed to transform bamboo waste into charcoal using pyrolysis technology. The generated bamboo charcoal holds high economic value and boasts excellent environmental friendliness. Beston Group hopes to collaborate with you to create business opportunities and contribute to sustainable development.

Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine
Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine

Bamboo Waste Sources

Bamboo waste can originate from various sectors. Its utilization can foster sustainable development and environmental conservation. Here are some common sources of bamboo waste:

From bamboo cultivation
  • bamboo pruning waste, like bamboo branches, leaves, etc.
  • thinning bamboo
  • dead or damaged bamboo
From bamboo harvesting
  • bamboo knots
  • bamboo pole
  • peeled bamboo skin
From bamboo processing
  • bamboo chips
  • bamboo fiber
  • bamboo sawdust
  • bamboo Strips
  • bamboo shoot shell
Bamboo Pruning Waste
Bamboo Pruning Waste
Dead Bamboo
Dead Bamboo
Bamboo Knot
Bamboo Knot
Bamboo Fiber
Bamboo Fiber
Bamboo Strip
Bamboo Strip
Bamboo Shoot Shell
Bamboo Shoot Shell

How to Make Charcoal from Bamboo

Here we present you the general process of a continuous bamboo charcoal making machine making charcoal from bamboo. Or you can visit YouTube for a 3D video presentation.

1. Pretreatment: Use a dryer and crusher to ensure bamboo waste is fit for feeding requirements (moisture≤15%, size≤20mm).
2. Feeding: Transport small pieces of bamboo into the biochar reactor by the belt conveyor. as shown in the video below.

3. Pyrolysis: Heat the pyrolysis reactor for 60-90 minutes. In the hypoxic reactor, organic elements in bamboo undergo themal decomposition, forming charcoal within 15-25 minutes. The process mainly involves three steps:

  • Step 1- Dehydrate: Remove internal water;
  • Step 2- Demethylation: Remove H2、CH4、C2H6、CO and other mixed gases. Some of the combustible gases, after undergoing cyclone dust removal, water seal purification, and condensation, are recycled back into the combustion chamber to heat the main furnace.
  • Step 3- Volatile release: Remove MeOH, C2H4, tar, and other substances.
4. Cooling collection: Bamboo charcoal is safely discharged from the reactor through the water-cooled screw automatic discharger, with a temperature below 45%.
5. Exhaust gas treatment: Flue gas produced after syngas recycling undergoes multiple dedusting processes (cyclone dedusting, water spray, ceramic ring absorption, and defogging plate), meeting the EU emission standard.

Testing Report of Bamboo Charcoal

To provide a clearer overview of the quality of our final bamboo charcoal, we utilize Chinese bamboo as raw material, employing our machinery for charcoal production, and subjecting the product to testing by a third-party authoritative organization. The report reveals that the ultimate bamboo charcoal has a calorific value exceeding 5500 kcal/kg. In comparison to traditional materials, bamboo charcoal proves to be more efficient, releasing a greater amount of energy per unit volume or weight of fuel. Therefore, investing in our bamboo charcoal production machinery ensures you acquire a sustainable, efficient, and highly promising production tool, yielding substantial returns for your business.

Test Results
Assay NO 1#
Kind Bamboo
Whole water Mt% 6.98
Analytical water Mad% 1.74
Dry basis ash Ad% 16.62
Volatile matter on a dry basis Vd% 18.2
Dry basis fixed carbon Fcad% 63.44
Sulfur content on a dry basis St.d% 0.02
Coking characteristics 1-8CRC 1
New national standard calorimeter dry basis high calorific value kcal/kg 5679
The new national standard calorimeter method receives the base low calorific value kcal/kg 5171

Diverse applications of Bamboo Charcoal

Bamboo charcoal possesses advantages such as easy ignition, stable combustion, minimal pollution, excellent adsorption properties, and a lack of irritating odors. These qualities make it widely applicable across various industries.

Circle application 1 – Soil remediation: Bamboo charcoal can enhance soil’s aeration, water retention, and organic matter content, thereby promoting the growth and cultivation of bamboo forests. Of course, it can be applied in other field’s soil remediation or improvement.
Circle application 2 – Fuel: Bamboo charcoal, utilized as a renewable and eco-friendly fuel in bamboo processing factories, contributes to the sustainable development of the industry. Besides, it can be used as fuel in other places, such as power generation, and boiler heating.

Other application:

  • BBQ charcoal and Hookah charcoal: Bamboo charcoal ignites easily, burns consistently, and has a pleasant aroma. So it is suitable to serve as barbecue charcoal and hookah charcoal.
  • Carbon sequestration: Bamboo charcoal, as a form of fixed carbon with a slow decomposition rate, serves as a means of carbon sequestration. It slows down the release of carbon into the atmosphere.
  • Metal smelting reducing agent: Bamboo charcoal can be used as a chemical reducing agent in metal smelting.
  • Feed additive: Bamboo charcoal exhibits excellent adsorption capabilities, effectively absorbing harmful substances in feed. When mixed with feed, bamboo charcoal can also regulate the gastrointestinal tract of animals, promoting livestock growth.

Bamboo Charcoal Application

Choose the Right Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine for You

As the key equipment for charcoal production, the production of bamboo charcoal is naturally inseparable from the bamboo charcoal machine. Customers can choose the appropriate type according to their own production needs.

ModelBST-J12BST-J18BST-J40BST-05 Pro (skid-mounted)BST-10BST-30BST-50
Input Capacity12m³/h/batch18m³/h/batch40m³/h/batch0.3-0.5m³/h (300kg/h)2-4m³/h (1000kg/h)7-9m³/h (3000kg/h)10-15m³/h (5000kg/h)
Reactor Sizeφ1900mm*L4500mmφ1900mm*L6600mmφ2800mm*L7100mmφ830mm*L5500mmφ1300mm*L14051mmφ1700mm*L14180mmφ2000mm*L14260mm
Land for Equipment (L*W*H, Standard Configuration)9m*6m*6m12m*6m*7m15m*18m*7m10m*8m*3.9m29m*15m*5m30m*15m*8m35m*18m*9m
Weight (Standard Configuration)18T22T34T15T32T35T49T
Energy Consumption (Standard Configuration)11kw/h13.5kw/h25kw/h31kw/h34.7kw/h61.5kw/h116kw/h
Working MethodBatchFully continuous
Feeding Requirement/Size: ≤20mm; moisture: ≤15%; strong liquidity
StructureHorizontal rotationDouble barrel single hearthDouble barrel double hearth
Control MethodControl by buttonsPLC control
Reactor MaterialQ245RQ245+310S
PressureMicro negative pressure
Heating MaterialDiesel, natural gas, heavy oil, biomas, etc.
Heating MethodDirect heating
Noise (dB)≤80
CondenserCirculating water cooling
Rotation MethodExternal gear rotation

3D Presentation of Bamboo Charcoal Machine

Component of Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine

Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine Pyrolysis vs Kiln Firing

Bamboo Charcoal Making Machine Pyrolysis
  • Principle: It uses anaerobic carbonization technology, so it is also called as carbonization machine. Carbonization furnace is the main equipment; it is heated by residual smoke in the pipeline, which can save the amount of fuel investment costs.
  • Oil yield: over 30%, stable;
  • Reaction time: 7-9h;
  • Capacity: large;
  • Automation: usually automated
  • Control: accurate PLC control;
Kiln Firing
  • Principle: bamboo is placed inside earthen kilns and subjected to controlled heating in an oxygen-limited environment. The kilns are typically constructed from locally sourced clay or earth. It employs a direct heating method using fuel (wood), where the heat generated by the combustion of the fuel at the kiln entrance rises to the top of the kiln and then diffuses into the kiln.
  • Capacity: relatively smaller;
  • Oil yield: about 20%, unstable;
  • Reaction time: 25-30d;
  • Automation: low;
  • Capacity: relatively smaller;
  • Control: By worker’s experience;

Contact Us for More Information

For more information on the bamboo charcoal making machine and how it can benefit your business or community, please contact us at. Our team is dedicated to providing assistance and guidance on adopting this eco-friendly technology to treat biomass waste. This bamboo biomass pyrolysis plant also allows you to process other biomass waste, including coconut shell, wood, rice husk, palm kernel shell, sawdust, and more. If you have enough biomass raw materials, you can consider investing in a bamboo charcoal machine.

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