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Re: Ginding biochar - Dust explosion risk

David mentioned that he thought char dust was not much of an explosion risk. I think he is correct relative to carbohydrates such as corn starch and flour,
James Joyce
6:58 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar

The ‘bathtub kiln’, what a great idea, why didn’t I think of that? I will be trying that out, I have an embarrassment of bathtubs here. It suits long
Hans Erken
6:51 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar [1 Attachment]

Hi Don, Friends call me Pete. Feel free to do so. and thanks for the tip  Scott L. (Pete) Simmons 432 Seylor Valley Road Inchelium, WA 99138 On Wednesday,
Scott Simmons
6:31 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar [1 Attachment]

Hi Don, I use a water spout to put it in rows for the garden at seeding or spot treatment at transplanting and surface band the perennials like raspberries
Scott Simmons
6:27 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar

Hi again Pete (Scott) A SIMPLE TRIED |+|AMP|+| TRUE METHOD IS TO CRUSH BIOCHAR BETWEEN 2 SOLID SHEETS OF PLYWOOD, or steel, by placing the char in a layer ...
dongraves1956
6:24 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar [1 Attachment]

That should be powered.
islandcanyons
6:19 PM
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islandcanyons
6:13 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar [1 Attachment]

Scott, At last years biochar school one of the participants used a gas poweted blower/vaccum to crush char with good results. I bought an electric version and
islandcanyons
6:12 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar

Thanks to both Geoff and Ray for both fairly simple and elegant solutions  Scott L. (Pete) Simmons 432 Seylor Valley Road Inchelium, WA 99138 On Wednesday,
Scott Simmons
6:12 PM
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Re: Grinding biochar

We have just done our first control burn of bamboo waste for this year which has yielded about 2 – 3 cubic metres of char. We have 2 more similar sized
Hans Erken
4:33 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar [1 Attachment]

Hi Scott (Pete) at last we can talk turkey on biochar application into soils, no explicit politics this time My research trials using a 50:50 v/v biochar:
dongraves1956
4:26 PM
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Re: Ginding biochar

Hi Scott, I have been using a concrete/cement mixer with large round rocks, it handles all sizes of charcoal, and the longer you grind it the smaller
Geoff Thomas
4:23 PM
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Re: [SeBIG] Re: [biochar] EU Test Results,.. RNA interference,.. The

Hi Nicholaus, thanks... my dialogue with Scot is not to neglect the potential benefits of making or using biochar, wood vinegar or the 'waste' heat or CO2
dongraves1956
4:13 PM
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Re: Pyrolysis Temp For Plants and Microbes

Hi Ted and Nic It is quite difficult to make large amounts of biochar at temperatures below 350. At 250C the pyrolysis process becomes exothermic and
    Stephen Joseph
    4:10 PM
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    Re: Ginding biochar

    On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Scott Simmons scttsmmns@... ... ​Scott, I built a copy of Gary Gilmore's charcoal grinder, and used the recommended
    Ray Menke
    2:47 PM
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