Today, the problem of alternative options for energy generation is urgent for all of humanity. One of the outputs can be considered fuel, which is made from waste. Pellets from sunflower husks can be a vivid example.


The process of any production and processing has its own peculiarity in that the result is not only a finished product, but also waste. It is important to learn how to use this waste correctly and rationally. Thus, in the process of sunflower oil production, the husk remains, which is the husk of sunflower seeds. They can be processed into pellets. These are granules that consist entirely of pressed husk. They have granules with a cylindrical shape and a small size, parameters up to half a centimeter.

An important characteristic of this fuel is its density, which is 1.2 thousand kilograms per 1 cubic meter. Sunflower husks go through a process of grinding and pressing at high temperatures before turning into pellets.

Their advantage lies in the method of using pellets as an alternative type of fuel. After all, they have many positive qualities over traditional methods:

  • Environmental friendliness;
  • Energy intensity;
  • · Economy;
  • Ease of use.

Such substances do not contain chemical additives, so they do not cause allergies. Not to mention their low cost and functionality. After all, the bag with granules tolerates any storage conditions and the service life is quite long. At the same time, it is very easy to transport granules that easily take any shape of the volume.


After burning, sunflower husk pellets leave slightly more waste than wood pellets. Therefore, they are widely used in industry, where the ash percentage does not play a special role. Of course, for private home use, the amount of leftovers from the combustion of sunflower pellets may seem like a larger amount.

It is worth noting that such ash can be used to fertilize plants in your garden, because it is rich in useful elements. Remember that all waste can be simply thrown away, but it is better to learn how to properly dispose of it or where else to use it. Perhaps even the leftovers will be suitable for other things.

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