Energy conversion from biomass requires efficient boiler operation which is largely influenced by consistent and controllable fuel feeding. Today’s energy conversion operations require an ever increasing variety of more challenging fuels and biomass processors need a partner with the material handling know-how to address the most difficult boiler feeding challenges.
Raumaster has been working in the wood processing and energy industries in Finland for over 30 years. The company is a world renowned expert in biomass material handling solutions and offers a line of boiler feeders that can handle today’s wide mix of energy conversion fuels over a wide range of capacities. Raumaster’s boiler feeders can handle traditional wood and coal fuels as well as more challenging fuels such as eucalyptus, Tire Derived Fuel, sludge, REF, waste, agricultural byproducts, and industrial residues. The feeders are appropriate for many boiler types including CFG, BFB, gasifiers, and grate boilers. Raaumaster’s boiler feeders are always sold as complete solutions that are cully customized to the particular needs of the particular application. Options exist for dosing and mixing of different types of fuels, and for dust protection and explosion hazard mitigation. As the needs of the biomass energy conversion industry have changed, the company has continually upgraded its product offering in order to be able to provide an optimized boiler feeder solution for even the most difficult customer application.