This May, the UK Government is launching the new Clean Air Strategy, and International Woodworking Machinery (IWM) says is the first company to have its briquettes tested on a number of levels by an appointed Government energy testing station. The results show briquettes have a burning heat and calorific value similar to that of coal, but more importantly this renewable source of energy eliminates atmospheric pollutants found in fossil fuels and wet wood.
The Falach range
There are six models in the range: the Falach 20 cube machine, capable of producing up to 20kg/hr of 30mm² cube briquettes, is deemed ideal for small workshops as it has a footprint of only 1m². The Falach 50 briquette machine is IWM’s best selling machine producing up to 50kg of briquette per hour – depending on material. It produces a 50mm dia briquette, takes up little floor space and is available either free-standing or can be sited directly under extraction systems. To date IWM says approximately 75% are sited in this way.
Then there is the Falach 100 briquette machine, the largest in the range producing up to 100kg/hr, producing a 70mm dia briquette. This machine is available free-standing or sited under the extraction system making emptying dust bags a thing of the past. All IWM’s machines are designed to run all day and installation is claimed to be simple – just plug in and play.
The machines can be fitted with a five-bag carousel unit that automatically bags 50mm and 70mm diameter briquettes evenly into each bag or box weighing 20/25kg depending on the material being used.
Customers are encouraged to send their wood waste to, or visitm IWM’s demostration area at its Newark showroom – or alternatively IWM is happy to arrange a workshop visit and carry out a site survey.