Nano-Spike catalysis; Discovery of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory made a little ... by chance! The process makes it possible to obtain ethanol from CO2, electricity and water in the presence of a specific nano-catalyst called Nano-Spike. The reported return on electricity is 60 to 70%, which is acceptable provided renewable electricity is used (the process [...]
The wood pellet stoves or pellet
Appeared to the public in the early 2000 years, pellet stoves have quickly spread.
Their look, power and performance are varied. They cost not posed between 1500 and 6000 € [...]
The logs stoves or wood briquettes
These are the type of individual heating devices: fireplaces (open fires), inserts (sealed burners), wood stoves and mass stoves.
They can burn logs but also briquettes [...]
compressed wood shives (equivalent to large pellet stove does not requireific)
It is a variant of pellets: these are pellets of larger dimensions.
Generally their diameter is of the order of 10 cm (in 8 15 cm) and their length to 10 40 cm (which varies depending on the manufacturer). The manufacturing method is the same as the pellet, there are absolutely no [...]
The pellets or wood pellets
Called pellets or wood pellets following theThey are manufactured in "granulators" from sawdust (usually sawmill waste), it is the most "modern" mode of wood heating.
For the anecdote, their origin is (despite what is thought) already "old" because their birth dates back to the end of the Second World War in [...]
The wood chips for heating
These are wood chips or more less fat following the machine that crushed them; they are pieces of shredded wood. Their length can vary to 1 6 cm, width and thickness and generally do not exceed the 2 3 to cm. Their name comes from the fact that they are generally made directly in the forest during limbing with mills on site, but [...]
The firewood logs
Heating meansaditional and ancestral, it is still the heating mode the most common wood volume. It is one that is less expensive but also represents the constraints for the user.
It is usually marketed in stere (stack 1m on 1m on 1m of
logs) or strings (2 cubic meters but varies [...]
Composition ash firewood
The ash analysis revealsmineral or metallic substances taken from the soil by the plant.
At state combinations, these substances appear in small quantities. These are mainly:
- Sulfur, phosphorus, chlorine, silicon, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium.
Others do [...]
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