Taiwan Client Bought Our Small Pellet Mill for Oak wood

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Do you know that oak wood is an ideal raw material for making BBQ pellets. Oak wood is a kind of hardwood. A test of making pellets from oak wood was done in our factory recently. It was done for a customer who ordered our ZLSP-R 300A small pellet mill for oak wood. The testing photos and video was sent back to our client. He is very satisfied. Some of photos about this customized pellet mill is listed below.

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ZLSP-R Series Wood Pellet Mill Parameters

Electric engine and diesel engine are both available. View the table below to see the main parameters. Feel free to get in touch with us if you need more details!
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Engine Type MODEL POWER CAPACITY (kg/h) WEIGHT (nw/gw) PACKING SIZE (mm)
Electric Motor ZLSP-R 200B 7.5kW 80-120 215/245 950x450x1050
ZLSP-R 300B 22 kW 250-350 540/575 1350x750x1400
ZLSP-R 400B 30 kW 350-450 770/810 1400x800x1450
ZLSP-R 550B 55 kW 500-800 1770 2300x750x1850
Diesel Engine ZLSP-R 200A 15HP 80-120 320/350 1460x950x1100
ZLSP-R 300A 41 HP 250-350 850/890 1100x700x2480
ZLSP-R 400A 55 HP 350-450 1010/1050 1300x800x2600

Buy from ABC Machinery – BEST Pellet Mill Manufacturer, and you can get factory price and customized service. Feel free to get in touch with us if you are interested in small pellet mill for hardwood. The default color of our small pellet mills is blue. However, it is possible to be customized if you want. As the client’s requirement, this equipment is customized in purple. (Related Product: complete wood pellet plant)

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Market of Oak Wood Pellets

Using wood pellets as fuel is not only clean, but is mostly climate-friendly. In a small scale usage, wood pellets seemed pretty modest, but once you think of the so many advantages of it as fuel on massive boilers in the world, the greater chances of us salvaging the environment.

wood pellets market

Wood pellets are essentially made from compacted sawdust by use of pellet mill and related industrial wastes from the milling of lumber, manufacture of wood products and furniture, and construction — so you see how this is very economical and environment friendly. Talking about wood pellets, there are so many types of wooden pellets available in the market today, and these are all based from the type of wood they are initially from. There are hardwood pellets and softwood ones, and most of the time these pellets are mixed with other extenders. One wooden pellet that we can recommend though is the Oakwood pellet. This is the kind of pellet that offered in 2011, that in fact, gained a lot of consumers since then because of its great characteristics.

Pellets made from hardwood are more reliable compared to the ones made from softwood, as they burn longer than the latter. When we talk about out oakwood pellets, these are the type of pellets that are made from sawdust of its own kind. The benefits of doing so? Simple — the quality and its composition will be fully under control. This is very important in the production of a high quality pellet. Oak sawdust has very little resin, and reaming is an important procedure in its production. Pellets made of pure oak sawdust, contains no binders, adhesives, chemicals.

make your own bbq oak pelletsOak wood pellets for BBQ

BBQ pellet making needs a wood base which helps in the pellets be intact, and these are mostly the hard substance of the pellets. There are 2 most commonly used bases for BBQ pellets making — alder and oak. For most of flavored pellets like the hickory or mesquite ones, about 75% alder and 25% of the main flavor is used (as in mesquite or hickory, or any other flavour).
However, there are also many BBQ manufacturing factories who use 100% oak. Whether the Oakwood pellets are light brown or have a darker shade, they're both of high quality, as opposed to common hearsay. Lighter pellets are only due to used oak sawdust.

Oak pellets versus Coniferous Tree pellets

Oak trees belong to the deciduous species, and are also known to be hardwoods. Coniferous Tree species on the other hand are what we call softwoods. Hardwoods have a 30% longer burning time than softwoods. The colors of the pellets also vary; hardwoods are lighter while softwoods are a bit darker in color. Common misconception about the colors especially for oakwood pellets is that it contains bark, which would mean a lower quality pellet — but that is not true - especially if you see your pellet with a darker shade as a whole. Those pellets that have irregular dark shades can be identified as pellets incorporated with bark. The Oakwood pellets we have are of pure quality and 100% oak, so whether it has a lighter or darker shade as a whole, you can be sure that it is a quality pellet.

How do you know if the pellet mill of high quality?

The most simple way to tell the quality of a small pellet mill is check its produced pellets. Aesthetics is one main factor in determining whether the finished pellet is of good quality or not.

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  • The color does not necessarily mean a lower quality pellet when it comes to our Oakwood pellets. Just make sure that the pellet has a uniformed shade.
  • Another thing you should look out for is its hardness or softness — the harder the pellet is, the better the way it is manufactured — this is because harder pellets underwent a better technology in the making, and its hardness is the main evidence for that. For the surface checking, it should be shiny and compact. Important parameters of the quality are heating power, water content and ash content.
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