Thursday, January 7, 2010

Coconut Shell Charcoal Kiln Chimney

This two 7m high chimney made of used drums
of a coconut shell charcoal factory is for channeling up the smoke
during the process of making this speciality charcoal
which have many special uses such as
in getting rid of impurities in drinking water,
filtering out poisonous gases
and many more including its normal use as charcoal.


The kiln uses drums where the whole process
from shell to charcoal takes place in it.







The dormant kiln.



















Finish products in sacks ready for sale.

This is where the process takes place.
The coconut shell which is normally thrown away
and cause a nuisance as a popular breading ground for mosquitos
is now recycled to charcoal
thanks to the operator of this unique cottage industry.


Watch how it is made in India.


Activated Carbon from charcoal shell


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11 comments:

  1. wow.. this is interesting..
    thanks for sharing! =)

    kenwooi.com

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  2. This is a very special cottage industry which i stumble upon and have to thank the owner, a malay
    woman for allowing me to take the pictures.
    The chimneys are make from drums welded together.

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  3. Sir, my name is Peter and I am a pastor in KL.
    I want to know if you know anyone buying coconut shell.
    Please call me at 012 2878062 if your any information for me.
    Thanks
    p r peter

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  4. hye thomas, can i know where this place

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  5. dear thomas is it possible to let me know the contacts to the owner of the cottage as i am looking for such charcoal

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  6. Sorry,I didn't take the contact number.

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  7. Felix Charles GinajilSeptember 28, 2011 at 8:20 AM

    Can u pls give me detailed info hw to make charcoal from coconut shell? I mean after burning the shell, it become black, crushed then mix with what substance to make it into coal? Thank you.

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