Content tagged "woody biomass transportation"

Wood Energy Collection, Preprocessing and Transportation Logistics

Wood Energy Updated: February 17, 2014

Articles in this section deal with all of the methods in which woody biomass may be collected and processed at the resource site to prepare it for...

Primary Processing of Woody Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: July 31, 2013

Come see how eXtension's team of Wood Energy experts envision how woody biomass can be preprocessed in the field in order to reduce cost of transportation....

Biomass Transportation Equipment

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

By R. Schroeder, B. Jackson, and S. Ashton A major challenge associated with transporting woody biomass for energy and bio-based products is that woody...

Transportation and Delivery Cost

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

By: R. Schroeder, B. Jackson, and S. Ashton Transportation of wood fiber accounts for about 25 to 50 percent of the total delivered costs and this is likely...

Shredding Woody BIomass

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

By B. Jackson, R. Schroeder, and S. Ashton Shredders are slow-speed rip/shear devices, used widely in tire shredding. Material is pinched between rotating...

In-woods Pyrolysis of Woody Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

by EL. Taylor and S. Ashton In areas where the cost of transporting wood remains a challenge, portable wood-to-energy conversion units may be an option....

Grinding Woody Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

By B. Jackson, R. Schroeder, S. Ashton, and EL Taylor Grinders are machines that reduce woody biomass particles in size by repeatedly pounding them into...

Bundling Woody Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

By B. Jackson, EL. Taylor, R. Schroeder, and S. Ashton One recent innovation involves the compaction of logging residues into cylindrical bales called...

Chipping Woody Biomass

Wood Energy Updated: March 12, 2010

B. Jackson, R. Schroeder, S. Ashton, and EL Taylor Chippers are machines that cut material with a slicing action. They make up most of the woody biomass...

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