Patent Number: 8,303,777

Title: Manufacture of charcoal

Abstract: Apparatus for the manufacture of charcoal, comprising a unit having walls defining a primary combustion chamber, and a material inlet for allowing a feed of wood chips though said material inlet into said apparatus. A trough is located at a lower height than said material inlet such that material passing through said material inlet is able to fall into the trough. An air inlet is located below the material inlet such that, when wood chips are located within the trough piled up to said material inlet, air passing from said air inlet passes through said wood-chips and into the primary combustion chamber.

Inventors: Elliott; Andrew Mark (Sheffield, GB)

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International Classification: C10B 49/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-11-06 0:00:00