Guidelines

BBF Directory Listings Guidance

You should consider incorporating some of the following details in your listing.  

BIOCHAR PRODUCTS

  • Product name
  • Product description
  • Trade Name
  • Principal active ingredients
  • Main purposes and functions of the material or product
  • Tested to voluntary or mandatory standards.  (Yes / No BQM, EBC and IBI. Which one chosen and why? Does product pass?)
  • Product safety data sheet supplied (Yes / No)
  • Waste derived product? (Yes / No)
  • Photograph of the product either packaged or unpackaged

 

BIOCHAR ADDITIVES AND SUNDRIES

  • Product Name
  • Product description
  • Trade name
  • Principal active ingredients
  • Main purposes and functions of the material or product
  • Product safety data sheet supplied. (Yes / No)
  • Waste derived product? (Yes / No)
  • Photograph of the product either packaged or unpackaged

 

BIOCHAR PRODUCING EQUIPMENT

  • Equipment name
  • Brief description of key functions and purpose of the equipment
  • Batch or continuous
  • Types of feedstocks which can be processed
  • Range of feedstock moisture levels which can be processed
  • Particle size, shape and bulk density of feedstocks which can be processed
  • Feedstock capacity per hour
  • Biochar production per hour (dry weight basis)
  • Hours of operation per day (maximum)
  • Hours of operation per week (maximum)
  • Hours of operation per month (maximum)
  • Emissions (CO / O2 /  CH4 / Tars / VOC / NOx / HCl / SO2 / Particles)
  • Temperature (Temperature measurement)
  • Outputs Electricity (kWh, MWh / Gas / Condensables (tars, oils) / Heat)
  • Support Fuels (Electricity / Gaseous / Solid)
  • Costs (Probably on application but an indication may be helpful)
  • Time Demands (Time required for operating the equipment, e.g. loading, operating, cooling down, unloading, etc. How does operational time reduce as experience in using increases?)
  • Durability and performance of the kilns over time (Repeat runs of the kiln – observe changes Numerous runs may be required to observe metal wear and corrosion effects, etc.)
  • Photographs of the equipment