Pre-processing Systems Design

  • Cleaning – remove dirt and other undesirable contaminants
  • Separating and sorting – segregate components based on shape, size, or density
  • Mixing and blending – bring two or more materials together
  • Controlling moisture – drying or adding water to change moisture content
  • Densifying and altering – changing size and/or unit density of biomass

Last updated July 3, 2008