alfalfa pellet mill

Alfalfa, everybody knows, is the most widespread pasture in the world. The most significant features of alfalfa is the strong vitality and fast growth speed. It is so exuberant and productive that it can grow more than 20 years and be harvested for 1-13 times in each growing season. These characters make it not only most popular to be feed, but also make it a good resource for biomass pellets production. With an alfalfa pellet mill, you can easily and fully make use of alfalfa for pelletizing by yourself.

Alfalfa - Whether You Have Thrown away?

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To make alfalfa pellets, the first and most important thing you have to own is an alfalfa pellet mill. If you want to make pellets for sale, the machine with large yield will be suitable. But if your goal is for own use, a small alfalfa pellet machine can meet your need.

Roller-Rotating Alfalfa Pellet Mill

r-type alfalfa pellet mill r-type
Roller-rotating pellet mill for large scale production.

Model Number Power(kw) Output(kg/h) N.W./G.W.(kg) Package Size(mm)
ZLSP200B R-type 3phase, 7.5 80-120 215/245 950*450*1050
ZLSP300B R-type 3phase, 22 250-350 540/575 1350*750*1400
ZLSP400B R-type 3phase, 30 350-450 770/810 1400*800*1450

Die-Rotating Alfalfa Pellet Mill

d-type-alfalfa pellet mill d-type
Die-rotating pellet mill for small scale production.

Model Number Power(kw) Output(kg/h) N.W./G.W.(kg) Package Size(mm)
ZLSP150B 3phase, 5.5 50-100 95/100 800*450*700
ZLSP200B 3phase, 7.5 80-120 200/230 1050*480*930
ZLSP230B 3phase, 11 120-200 290/320 1180*540*1000
ZLSP260B 3phase, 15 160-250 320/360 1240*540*950
ZLSP300B 3phase, 22 250-400 350/380 1300*560*1100

Note: PTO and diesel engine types are also available. See small biomass pellet mill page for specifications.

Take GEMCO the leading manufacturer and supplier in China as example, we can provide you the roller-rotating pellet mill for both large scale production and the die-rotating pellet mill for small scale production. They are same in appearance and operation. But the roller-rotating one has a much larger capacity than the die-rotating one in unit time. You can choose one of them according to your need, and operate each of them easily. Both of the two will work efficiently and productively for you.

How to make alfalfa into pellets?

When you are going to pelletize, the first step is drying alfalfa until the moisture is about 15%. The wetter or dryer material will affect the final quality of alfalfa pellets. You can resort to a drier, so that you can get the ideal moisture quickly. Or you can dry it naturally.

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Adjust Moisture

The second step you have to do is grinding alfalfa. The original form of alfalfa is not appropriate for the alfalfa pellet machine to process directly. When you grind it to small powders, the pelletizing rate and pellets quality will be better.

alfalfa after grinding
Alfalfa after grinding

Then the most important step is coming. Put the alfalfa to the feeder of alfalfa pellet mill, they will be compressed to columned holes on the die and discharged from the machine. Thus the whole procedure is finished. But take care of the high temperature of biomass pellets. They will burn you if any direct touch happens. Wait a minute, then you can check your own alfalfa pellets.

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Alfalfa pellets discharged from feeder

Not only available for alfalfa pelletizing, our machine can also process many other materials. If you are interested in our alfalfa pellet mills, please contact us.
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