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5 steps to enhance safety of direct-heated belt dryers

In response to safety incidents involving belt dryers, the Wood Pellet Association of Canada has developed a fact sheet for the safer operation of direct-heated belt dryers.

Positioned for success: Williams Lake pellet plant upgrades dryer

In early 2019, the B.C. pellet plant moved forward with plans to upgrade the dryer, transitioning from a rotary dryer to a bed dryer.

Premium expansion: B.C. pellet plant ups production

Driven by the need to utilize a higher percentage of harvesting residuals, Premium Pellet's expansion project includes a new triple-pass rotary dryer, as well as four additional pellet mills.

Drying decisions: Spotlight on biomass dryers

Canadian Biomass rounds up biomass dryer technology available to Canadian producers.

Combustible gas: dryer systems hazards and best practices

Workplaces that manufacture engineered wood products or wood pellets may be at risk of fire, deflagration or explosion due to the buildup of combustible off-gas within dryers and associated drying systems during the process of drying wood fibre.
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Featured News 

How to lower the chance of rotary drum dryer fires

The rotary drum dryer is the most common type of dryer for biomass feedstock drying. Researchers with the Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group share strategies to reduce the potential of fires in these drum dryers. » Read more...

10 tips to extend the life of biomass dryers

As with most machinery, frequent and thorough maintenance can extend the life of biomass dryers, and help avoid unexpected dryer shutdowns. » Read more...

Key takeaways from WPAC’s Belt Dryer Symposium

Fahimeh Yazdan Panah rounds up key learnings from the speakers on some of the potential causes for incident. » Read more...

An in-depth look at the benefits of NIR moisture measurement

When it comes to wood fuel biomass, moisture is vital for minimizing cost, properly operating biomass boilers and genuine fuel load assessment. » Read more...

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