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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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The energy created from the torrefaction process is similar in all of our products.
Thermal pretreatment of wood (Lauan) block by torrefaction and its influence on the properties of the biomass.
Agri-Tech should have a pilot torrefaction plant operating in South Carolina by the end of this year, James says.
The mixture was heated in a torrefaction kiln up to 220[degrees]C for 2 h and held at 220[degrees]C for 3 h to form stable organo-mineral biochar micro-aggregates (Singh and Joseph 2011; Lin et al.
Torrefaction modifies the chemical properties of waste wood and biomass.
The transaction was arranged by Torrefy Corporation, Heyl & Patterson's exclusive worldwide sales agent for biomass torrefaction systems.
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