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Compressed leaf "log" invention

Post in 'The Green Room' started by osagebow, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. osagebow

    osagebow Minister of Fire

    Jan 29, 2012
    Shenandoah Valley, VA
    Seen threads on the subject before, I know. But I thought some of you you tinkerers out there might want to check out a history channel show on tomorrow. 10PM I think
    Looks like these guys made a log splitter modified to compress leaves into a 8" metal tube for waste bio logs or whatever the term is.

    At first blush, I can't see the gas/benefit analysis working out, though.
    Couldn't find the trailer, but caught it checking out the "Mankind" series, here's the show site:

    semipro likes this.

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  2. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 2, 2006
    Northern IL
    I saw that also, but question the real world application. The lignens in bio don't start to flow until a much higher pressure than even a big tonnage splitter could produce. That...and there ain't a leaf in my yard. They get blown into the fields after the first wind hits them.

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