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Publication Date: 02/1994
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Selecting a roll-press briquetter to improve material handling

Briquetting can make your material easier to handle. This article discusses the most common briquetting machine, the roll-press briquetter, whose simple operation enables it to produce briquets at a low cost per unit. Sections cover the briquetter's components and operation, roll construction, adjusting the force between the rolls and roll mounting styles, feeding specifics, and using additives to facilitate briquetting. The final section explains how to select a roll-press briquetter.

Compacting powdery, granular, or shredded materials into briquets provides several material handling benefits.

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