[Gasification] Sawdust in Fan TLUD

Jeff Davis jeff0124 at velocity.net
Sun Jun 12 21:33:41 CDT 2011

Na, not even four years ago was he young.

Both are still kicking. Rumor has it that he's franticly working on a
scheme to sequester carbon by using an ancient lutherie process.

Best regards,


On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 09:22 +1000, rkurt at tadaust.org.au wrote:
> I haven't been following this list for some time, but 4 or 5 years
> ago  
> there was a young fellow somewhere up North (In your area) who was  
> making balls of charcoal+grass+possibly sawdust by tumbling the  
> material with starch gel. He used a cement mixer with the padles  
> removed. The stuff formed accredion balls and after drying appeared  
> quite firm and possibly useful in a gasifier.
> What happened to him, and his concepts. That tumbling method is also  
> used to make things like chocolate covered peanuts and sultanas.It
> can  
> also be used for small scale pelletising seeds. 

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