Volume No. 11 Issue No.: 3 Page No.: 590-594 January-March 2017

 

A STUDY ON PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF BIO-MASS BRIQUETTE MADE USING COTTON TEXTILE SPINNING WASTE

 

Aishwariya S.* and Amsamani S.

Department of Textiles and Clothing, Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore, TamilNadu (INDIA)

 

Received on : December 1, 2016

 

ABSTRACT

 

The cotton spinning wastes are of various types which are mostly reused for production of non wovens. Among them, the last trash finds no end use and is discarded in the landfill. The paper elaborates on the techniques and results obtained during the conversion of the selected cotton waste into a bio-mass briquette. The fuel properties and burning characteristics support the effectiveness of this to be used both in domestic and industries as a replacement of wood as a burning material.

 

Keywords : Cotton waste, Bio-mass briquette, Briquette, Fuel, Burning material

 

 

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