Chapter 18. Feed Milling Processes - Home | Food and ...
The transformation of a soft, often dusty feed into a hard pellet is accomplished by compression, extrusion, and adhesion. The general process involves passing a feed mixture through a conditioning chamber where 4 to 6 percent water (usually as steam) may be added.
Small Home-Use Pellet Mills for Various Biomass Materials
Home-use Pellet Mill Introduction. The home-use pellet mills also named flat die pellet mill, which was first invented in the early 20th century, is mainly for home use. Due to its lower cost and simple construction, the flat die pellet mill has become the most widespread pellet mill at residences and farms internationally.