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tor·re·fac·tion

(tōr'ē-fak'shŭn),
Parching or drying by heat; a pharmaceutical operation for rendering drugs friable.
[L. torre-facio, pp. -factus, to make dry by heat, fr. torreo, to parch]

torrefaction

(tor″ĕ-făk′shŭn) [L. torrefactio]
Roasting or parching something, esp. a drug, to dry it.
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Ranjan, "Carbon dioxide torrefaction of woody biomass," ENERGY & FUELS, vol.
Since Terra Preta, as an aggregated mixture of organic and inorganic phases, is effective in promoting soil fertility, a program has been initiated at the University of New South Wales, in collaboration with Comell University, Industry & Investment NSW, and Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, to develop synthetic high organo-mineral micro-aggregates (termed synthetic Terra Preta, STP) using a process of 'biomass torrefaction'.
While the process of torrefaction is nothing new, NC State's particular torrefier machine, called the Autothermic Transportable Torrefaction Machine (ATTM), is field portable and self-heated.
(4) Combining torrefaction and pelletization, with leaching biomass, and combining biomass pyrolysis with char washing are interesting options for pre-treatment processes, especially for herbaceous biomass (which currently is not often considered for co-firing).
Assessing the integration of torrefaction into wood pellet production.
International Resource News-October 6, 2016--New Biomass Energy acquires majority interest in Mississippi torrefaction plant
La commission a toutefois precise, dans un communique publie vendredi a Tunis, que la signature n'a pas concerne les secteurs qui n'ont pas obtenu les accords administratifs explicites, pour repercuter les effets de la hausse salariale sur les tarifications ou la marge beneficiaire fixee administrativement, notamment pour les secteurs des stations-service, de torrefaction du cafe et les distributeurs de medicaments.
Specific topics include northern Tibet grassland vegetation index factor screening and suitability partition, residence time distribution and disinfectant mixing in private water tanks, the effect of temperature on the torrefaction of food waste using a heat carrier, the performance of a batch rotating fixed bed of scrap bearing iron spheres in hexavalent chromium reduction, and effects of low temperature stress and release on the fluorescence indexes of greening seedlings of three tree species.
Il s'agit d'une unite de production avicole d'une capacite de 850 plaques/jour extensible, d'une laiterie d'une capacite theorique de 7.000 litres/jour et d'une unite de torrefaction de cafe.
Apart from these, new evolving technologies that densify woody biomass, such as torrefaction, briquetting and densification, can significantly increase the energy value of the raw materials.
Recent advances in biomass pretreatment - Torrefaction fundamentals and technology.
The trick is to build village-sized torrefaction plants in farming communities.