Torrefied Biomass is green wood waste biomass that has been pyrolised in a reactor prior to processing into a Briquette or pellet. The torrefacation process removes the volatile organic compounds found in the virgin biomass that cause the white-wood products to degrade during shipping and storage.
The result is a material that;
Torrefied Bio-coal is preferred over white-wood pellets because;
The TBB produced at Natchitoches facility will be processed from forest residuals, cull, thinnings, slash, tree tops, wood chips, lumber mill residuals and branches, collectively known as “Fibre”.
Torrefied Biomass is fibre that has been roasted in a reactor prior to processing into briquettes. Torrefaction removes moisture and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the virgin biomass material.
The torrefied biomass is compressed into briquettes. Once briquetted, TBB has similar storage, shipping and combustion properties to dried brown coal, making it the ideal fuel for power producers.