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The vertical cooler

The pellet cooler is used to reduce the high temperature of pellets who just come out from the pellet mill to above room temperature. It plays an important role in large pellet mill plant because the cooling process guarantee pellets production continuously.
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Variables affecting cooling

Pellet cooling system performance is affected by many variables. The first are variables found in the air being used and include: air temperature, air relative humidity, airflow, the amount of air passing through the cooler.
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How pellets are cooled?

Pellet cooling is a dynamic process that involves simultaneous heat and mass transfer between the pellets and the cooling air.
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La Meccanica’s Pellet mills

Simple and solid, La Meccanica’s pellet mills are characterized by high quality and reliability and very low maintenance costs. The optional are fully customizable to increase productivity.
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Editorials

La Meccanica sets up a new plant in Bulgaria

In Samokov, Bulgaria, La Meccanica di Reffo has set up an advanced plant for the production of biomass pellets. It covers an area of about 50,000 square meters, of which 6,000 square meters are used for the production area, wood chip storage and pellet storage and 25,000 square meters for raw material storage.
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Pellet mill capacity and feed distribution

Press capacity depends substantially on pellet quality (stability according to the PDI, Pellet Durability Index). The durability of pellets shall be determined by tumbling the test sample for 10 seconds at 500 rpm, in a dust-tight enclosure.
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Pelleting Dies

Various types of dies are used by the feed manufacturing industry. Die thickness is a factor in the production of high-quality pellets and must be accurately balanced with the formulation and conditioning.
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