Straw is a kind of agricultural by-product, it is soft and fluffy, in the country, after the harvest of wheat, corn, and cotton etc, and there will be some residues left, the most common residue is straw. It used to be an annoying trouble for farmers to handle the straw. Generally speaking, straw has been used as horse bedding for many centuries and simultaneously it can be used as fodder of animals.
Recently, as the development of technology, straw pellet is produced by straw pellet mill. It is perfect to use as bedding for animals, especially for horses. Compared to straw, straw pellet needs less for equivalent absorbency, also straw pellet is softer than wood pellet and can be broken down easily, so it is more proper being bedding, and due to straw pellets are very soft, it is comfortable for animals to use. Moreover, it is easy and fast to clean straw pellet litter; the product can be recycled and be reused in different ways. After using for bedding, the waste can be used as fertilizer, at the same time, it can be used for home heating as well as wood pellet.
Straw pellet mill is a kind of pellet mill which makes wheat straw, corn straw, peanut straw, soybean straw, alfalfa straw, sorghum, cotton stalk, sunflower husks, rice husks, coffee husks, bagasse, etc into small pellets, these raw materials are thought to be waste in a long time and easy to get, they are quite cheap, so the price is low and it can benefit to our environment. The products can be used for animals’ bedding and heating etc. Accordance to the working principles, universally there are two types of straw pellet mills: flat die pellet mill and ring die pellet mill. However, according to the sources of energy, straw pellet mill can be divided into diesel pellet mill, PTO pellet mill, electric pellet mill and gasoline pellet mill. If you want to process pellets when you are cultivating on the farm, then you can select PTO pellet mill, it refers to power take off, consequently, it needn’t any power, you can just add the PTO pellet mill to a truck or to a tractor, then it can begin the process of making straw pellets on the farm or in the field while no need for transporting the straw back and forth.
This is considering the features of straw, so the character of PTO straw pellet mill is portable, productive and compact. But simultaneously, of course you can choose diesel pellet mill or electric pellet mill just as you like, and GEMCO Energy Company can offer you all kinds of straw pellet mill which you can choose, and want to know more, please click here.