Wood Bark Pellets

 

Wood bark pellets are used in some smaller power plants located at in pulp mills and saw mills where the logs are used debarked and it is produced a lot of wood bark as a by -product. Analysis of bark pellets have shown their low moisture content -2,3%, ash content  was 3,6%,NCV 18,45 GJ per mt. Nitrogen was 0,8%,Chlorine -  0,01%. Ash melting temperature was rather high- 1500 degr C.  In the most of the pellet mills bark that is together with the wood is used for pellet production. In a case bark coming from the sawmill as a by-product it is mostly used as a biofuel for the dryer of the pellet plant.