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An apparatus and method are provided for producing fuel briquettes from high moisture fine coal. The apparatus includes a coal fine pelletizer, a pellet dryer and a fuel briquette former all provided in-line for the efficient production of fuel briquettes. The method comprises forming pellets from coal fines, drying those pellets to a desired moisture content of about 1 to about 10% and forming fuel briquettes from the dried pellets.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Taulbee, Darrell Neal, "Method for Producing Fuel Briquettes from High Moisture Fine Coal or Blends of High Moisture Fine Coal and Biomass" (2014). Center for Applied Energy Research Faculty Patents. Paper 4.