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Wood Charcoal Making Machine

In today’s world, wood charcoal making machine is becoming the new trend for charcoal production. This machine converts wood into charcoal through the biomass pyrolysis process. So it is also known as a wood pyrolysis plant. The high calorific value and adsorption properties of carbonized charcoal make it has wide application. At present, there are two methods of making charcoal, traditional and modern. However, the traditional charcoal kilns are unfriendly to the environment. That’s why you may need to choose modern equipment to produce charcoal.

Beston Wood Charcoal Machine for Sale

Raw Material of Wood Charcoal Making Machine

Wood Log

Hardwoods such as oak and maple are favored for their higher density and slower burning properties. Softwoods such as pine and fir are also used, often blended with hardwood charcoal to achieve specific flavors in culinary.

Waste Wood

Waste Wood from forestry operations, such as branches, and sawmill residues, can be used for charcoal manufacture. In addition, wood chips and boards from wood processing factories are also good materials for carbonization.

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Wood Charcoal Making Machine for Sale

Beston has designed different models of wood to charcoal machines to choose from. The hourly capacity ranges from 500 kg to 3000 kg. Check the table below for more details.

Batch Wood Charcoal Machine
Batch Wood Charcoal Machine


  • No need crusher and dryer
  • Lower machine cost
  • Easy to install

Skid-Mounted Wood Charcoal Machine
Skid-Mounted Wood Charcoal Machine


  • Lower shipping cost
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Simple operation
Fully Continuous Wood Charcoal Machine
Fully Continuous Wood Charcoal Machine


  • 24 hours working continuously
  • Large capacity and high yield
  • Workshop clean

ModelBST-J12BST-J18BST-J40BST-05 Pro (skid-mounted)BST-10BST-30BST-50
Input Capacity12m³/batch18m³/batch40m³/batch0.3-0.5m³/h2-4m³/h7-9m³/h10-15m³/h
Reactor Sizeφ1900mm*L4500mmφ1900mm*L6600mmφ2800mm*L7100mmφ830mm*L5500mmφ1300mm*L14051mmφ1700mm*L14180mmφ2000mm*L14260mm
Land for Equipment (L*W*H, Standard Configuration)9m*6m*6m12m*6m*7m15m*18m*7m10m*8m*3.9m29m*15m*5m30m*15m*8m35m*18m*9m
Weight (Standard Configuration)18T22T34T15T32T35T49T
Energy Consumption (Standard Configuration)11kw/h13.5kw/h25kw/h31kw/h34.7kw/h61.5kw/h116kw/h
Working MethodBatchFully continuous
Feeding Requirement/Size: ≤20mm; moisture: ≤15%; strong liquidity
StructureHorizontal rotationDouble barrel single hearthDouble barrel double hearth
Control MethodControl by buttonsAutomatic control
Reactor MaterialQ245RQ245+310S
PressureMicro negative pressure
Heating MaterialDiesel, natural gas, heavy oil, biomas, etc.
Heating MethodDirect heating
Noise (dB)≤80
CondenserCirculating water cooling
Rotation MethodExternal gear rotation


  1. The feeding capacity is figured out using rice husks, which is for your reference only.
  2. The power consumption will be subject to your configuration.
  3. We will offer custom layout designs according to your space.

As you can see from the table, the wood carbonization furnace from Beston is with advanced design. This design makes the biomass pyrolysis process more efficient and easy to operate. Welcome to contact us for more details!

Uses of Final Products from Wood Charcoal Making Machine

Wood Charcoal as Biofuel

Using Charcoal as Biofuel
Using Wood Charcoal as Biofuel

Wood charcoal has good combustion properties, so it is a good biofuel. Charcoal produces less smoke and odor when burned. Therefore, we often use it for cooking and warming in our daily life. Besides, it is also common for industrial use because its calorific value is higher than wood but with less air pollution. Especially, wood charcoal has a higher carbon-to-gas ratio, which means it produces more soot when burned. Therefore, some investors further process the wood charcoal to hookah charcoal for a higher price.

Wood Charcoal as Biochar

The adsorptive properties of wood charcoal allow it to play a role in soil remediation, improving soil structure and fertility. Second, as a biological feed additive, it helps improve animal growth and reduces methane emissions. In addition, the combination of biochar and building materials has the characteristics of heat insulation, sound insulation, and adsorption of pollutants. Finally, biochar helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by sequestering carbon in the soil, providing reliable support for carbon reduction certification and carbon credits.

Using Charcoal as Biochar
Using Wood Charcoal as Biochar

Wood Tar and Wood Vinegar

In addition to charcoal, we can get tar and wood vinegar, which are also of wide applications. For example, tar is an important chemical material with high corrosion resistance and wear resistance. And we can use wood vinegar as a food preservative, medicinal sterilization, and anti-inflammatory or the treatment of skin diseases.

Use of Wood Vinegar and Tar
Use of Wood Vinegar and Tar

Combustible Gas

The carbonization process is exothermic, which allows the plant to reuse the combustible gases produced by the furnace. For Beston charcoal machines, you can stop using fuel for heating after about 1.5 hours.

Use Combustible Gas to Heat the Charcoal Furnace
Use Combustible Gas to Heat the Charcoal Furnace

Considering the bright market future, it is wise to invest in a wood pyrolysis plant. Beston Group Co., LTD. offers quality machines for sale and full after-sales service system. You can feel free to contact us for more details!

How to Turn Wood into Charcoal?

The carbonization of wood is a process with a spontaneous breakdown and increasing carbon in a less-oxygen atmosphere. And during the process, the smoke and harmful content will be volatilized. So the finished charcoal is smokeless and tasteless. The main equipment is the combustion furnace. Let’s see the carbonization process of wood step by step to help you choose a suitable machine.

1. Pre-treatment System

Make sure the water content and the size of your wood chips are less than 15% and 15 mm to improve the charcoal yield and quality. We will provide dryer and crusher if you need them. With the pre-treatment system, you will save time and some fuel costs as well.

2. Wood Carbonization Process

Before feeding the wood chips into the carbonization furnace, pre-heat it for one hour. The automatic feeder will improve working efficiency. Then charcoal will be discharged after 15 to 20 minutes. After 30 minutes, the combustible gas will be generated and recycled to heat the reactor. The wood charcoal making plant is continuous so it is very easy to operate. Moreover, our machine is famous for its unique energy saving design. That is to say, the raw material will be pushed forward inside to be dried first and then carbonized evenly. And then the charcoal will be discharged from the same direction as the feeder.

3. De-dusting System

This is a purification system for exhaust gas and combustible gas. It comes standard with a cyclone dust remover, spray dust collector, condenser, etc. We will customize this system on the basis of your local emission standard. Our machine was successfully installed and run in both developing and developed countries. So you don’t have to worry about environmental issues.

FAQ About Beston Wood Charcoal Making Machine

A: During the material carbonization process, part of the purified flammable gas produced is used to heat the equipment, and the surplus part can be used for other heating equipment and other purposes. The high-temperature exhaust gas generated in the furnace area is purified and used to provide a heat source for the front-end dryer, and the whole process is very energy-saving.

A: We have always taken security issues very seriously. The entire carbonization process is in a low-oxygen, negative-pressure environment. The internal materials of the equipment do not contact oxygen and do not have combustion conditions, and an explosion-proof device is designed at the end of the equipment to ensure the safe operation of the equipment.

A: The charcoal rate is related to the temperature and frequency of material carbonization. Taking crushed sawdust as an example, every ton of material with water content below 10% can get 260KG–310KG of finished charcoal. It can be seen that the charcoal production rate is basically maintained at 3:1.

A: Yes, we can. Emissions requirements vary by region. Therefore, we communicate with our customers the emission requirements of the project site. Then our technical team matches the appropriate tail gas treatment process according to the customers’ requirements.
Beston Wood to Charcoal Machine for Sale
Beston Wood to Charcoal Machine for Sale

Beston Group: Reliable Option for Starting Charcoal Making Business

For customers who want to start charcoal making business, investing in a Beston wood charcoal machine is an excellent choice. Our machines can make you take into account the emission reduction and profit. At the same time, our high-quality after-sales service makes your project go on for a long time without any worries. Anyway, if you want to make charcoal out of wood, contact Beston Group Co., LTD. for more details. We have rich exporting experience, a professional team, and a well-designed wood charcoal making machine for sale. We believe you won’t regret cooperating with us. Just contact us and have a visit on-site.

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