Briquetting logo Converting agro waste in to gold
Welocome to Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools
1. Are you a factory or trading company?

M/S JAY KHODIYAR MACHINE TOOLS is a Briquetting plant manufacturing organization, established in 1994. The company has developed immense fame in India and overseas countries for introducing second to none quality range of the Briquetting plant to produce the white coal (briquettes) safely & efficiently. 

2. Where is your factory location? How can I visit there?

M/S JAY KHODIYAR MACHINE TOOLS is located at the Rajkot, the fourth largest city in the Gujarat State. The city is connected to major Indian cities by roadway, railway and airway. The good connectivity of the city with others ensures easy commutation across 24/7. Other than, you can easily find private as well as public transports to communicate with the city. The exact location of our factory is mentioned on and also can be navigated through the Google map.

3. How does your factory do regarding quality control?
Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools factory

For us quality of every Briquetting plant is paramount in order to ensure customers receive completely defect free product that strongly comply with ISO regulations of safety and reliability and for that we have developed a cutting edge infrastructure, equipped with the latest manufacturing and testing machineries. The manufacturing of the each Briquetting plant executes following quality controlled processes under the strict vigilance of the adept team along with testing of the end product is carried out in-house only in order to ensure its compliance with the international quality standards. Further, we perform regular check up and calibration of the manufacturing equipment in order to accomplish best in class quality range of the Briquetting plant that promises of highest quality, safety and reliability.

4. What’s the guarantee if we purchase from you?

The use of the highest quality of mild steel material in the construction of the Briquetting plant imparts excellent strength to our range of the Briquetting plant, which guarantees to outlast 20 years (minimum). The excellent resistance of the mild steel material against water, corrosion, abrasion and weather prevents the early aging of the machine to the notable extent and hence longer life.

5. How about the after sale service?

For us, nothing come first than the customer satisfaction and therefore has developed trained and experienced team of the professionals to fulfill your after sale service requirements. We understand the value of the downtime and therefore strive to reach at your place as soon as possible and accomplish the task efficiently; no matter it is maintenance or replacement. Other than, our team of professional frequently visits your place for regular inspection and educates your staff to efficiently operate the Briquetting plant and gain highest yield in shorter time.

sale service
6. What is Bio mass Briquetting Plant?
Bio mass Briquetting Plant

The biomass Briquetting plant is an ingeniously designed and manufactured machine that is used to convert the bio waste into the usable form of briquette. The bio waste is basically an agro residue or forestry residue, which is compressed with the help of the biomass briquetting plant to form high quality briquettes or can say white coal or biofuel that can be used for heating, producing energy or cooking purposes, in place of the fossil fuels. The entire manufacturing of our biomass Briquetting plant is automatically operated through the PLC machine that apparently reduces manned requirements as well as labor along with delivers higher output per hour.

7. Where Bio-mass Briquetting project is possible to setup?

As the raw material required to produce biomass briquettes is agro waste or forestry waste, any area nearer to thereof would be the best place to start biomass Briquetting project. The proximity of a raw material from your biomass Briquetting project ensures easy availability as well as reducing the time and cost of raw material transportation.

Briquetting project
8. Which agro forestry waste can be used as a raw material?

The dry raw material is a highly preferred for producing briquettes and therefore it is advisable to invest in the agro forestry waste that is dry. Below we have mentioned the assorted agro forestry waste that can be a good investment for procuring utmost quality briquettes.


Amla Seed , Bagasse, Coffee husk, Castor seed shell, Coir pith, Coconut shell, Babool, Bamboo dust briquette, Almonds, Cashew shell, Tea waste, Cotton shells, Saw dust, Soyabean husk, Tobacco waste, Groundnut Shell, Rice husk, Paddy Straw, Cotton Stalks / Chips,Jute waste, Mustard Stalk


Wood Chips, chips and woody materials, Vineyard waste, Oliveyard waste, Straw and Husk, Rice Husk, Saw dust, bark


Banmara, Saw Dust, Cotton Husk, Katra Grass, Thakalkanda, Labakshi, Cotton shells, Cotton Stalk, Lantana, Ficus, Agerntum


Corn cob and it's waste ,Corn cob waste, Corn cob


Sow dust, Ceder cones, Wood Chips


Agro waste


Saw Dust, Rice char [ash] ,Rice stem, Rice Busha, Rice husk, Rubber Wood Dust


Rice Husk, Saw Dust, Palm husk, Wood Chips, Rice husk char

9. Can we directly use Agro-forestry waste in the Briquetting Plant?

The moisture content of the agro forestry waste decides whether it can be used directly or not, the dry agro forestry waste can be used directly, whereas the agro forestry waste with the high moisture content need to underpass dryer ahead of use.

10. Is this briquetting plant will be continue process?

Yes, the Briquetting plant is designed to run the continue process unfailingly as per the end user requirement.

11. What output we can get at the end of the briquetting process?

At the end of the Briquetting process, one can get the compressed pieces of the agro waste or forestry waste in the form of cylindrical shaped bricks that can be used as a fossil fuel alternative to generate high calorific heat, almost equivalent to fossil fuel.

12. What are the conditions of appropriate Raw Material?

The specification of the applicable raw material differs from model to model, and hence based on thereof one should consider the specification, as mentioned below.

Super 65 - Model

Raw - Material Size             : Powdery, if larger cutting is essential
Raw - Material Moisture    : Below 10%, if higher drying is essential

Supreme 75 - Model

Raw - Material Size             : Powdery, if larger cutting is essential
Raw - Material Moisture    : Below 10%, if higher drying is essential

Jumbo BRQ 9075 Model

Raw - Material Size             :  up to 25 mm, if larger cutting is essential
Raw - Material Moisture    : Below 10%, if higher drying is essential

Briquetting Raw Material
13. What is the Production capacity of JUMBO-9075 Briquetting Plant?
JUMBO-9075 Briquetting Plant

The JUMBO-9075 Briquetting plant is one of the prominent Briquetting plants that have become a paradigm of excellence by delivering the highest output without failing for hours. The average production capacity determined of this machine is 1200- 1800 kg/hr, however the capacity depends on the bulk density of the raw material used, it may varies material to material that is apparent from the below mentioned statistics.

Sugarcane Baggasse 1000 to 1300 Kg/Hr
Groundnut shell 1800 to 2500 Kg/Hr
Saw Dust 1500 to 1700 Kg/Hr
Rice Husk 800 to 1000 Kg/Hr
Other & Mix Raw Material 1200 To 1800 Kg/Hr
14. What is the Production capacity of Super-65 Briquetting Plant?

The production capacity of the Briquetting plant differs from material to material, however the average production capacity is determined 700-850 Kg/Hr. As said, the variation in the production capacity is apparent from the below noted data.

Sugarcane Baggasse : 450 to 500  Kg/Hr
Groundnut shell : 700 to 900  Kg/Hr
Saw Dust : 700 to 850  Kg/Hr
Rice Husk : 350 to 450  Kg/Hr
Other & Mix Raw Material : 600 To 750 Kg /Hr
Super-65 Briquetting Plant
15. What is the Production capacity of Supreme-75 Briquetting Plant?
Supreme-75 Briquetting Plant

Similar to the other models, the production capacity of this model also changes as the raw material change, however the average production capacity is determined  800-1000 Kg/Hr. As said, the variation in the production capacity is apparent from the below noted data.

Sugarcane Baggasse : 600 to 750    Kg/Hr
Groundnut shell : 800 to 1000  Kg/Hr
Saw Dust : 800 to 950    Kg/Hr
Rice Husk : 400 to 550    Kg/Hr
Other & Mix Raw Material : 750 To 950   Kg/Hr
16. Why Jumbo-9075 model is superior than other models?

Other than high production capacity, notable densification of the agro waste or forestry waste is essential to obtain the inventory of the biomass briquettes sharing high energy content per volume or can say briquettes with the highest calorific values and is what our Jumbo-90 model is aimed to deliver. Further, the ingenious designing and precision engineering of this Jumbo-9075 Briquetting plant ensures the highest production of the briquettes at low power consumption that ultimately slashed your production cost. In short, the Jumbo-9075 briquetting plant delivers is the best way to get high quality briquettes at the high speed and at low production cost, which makes it the superior in the market than other models.

17. Is there a real demand for Finished Briquettes / Bio coal in Industries?

Prices of the fossil fuel is raising at the rocket speed, a very known fact for the citizens, other than air pollutions is also at the alarming state against which serious measures are paramount. On the other side, biomass Briquetting is a cheaper alternative to the fossil fuel, which is also Eco friendly that makes it the principal among the industries and therefore is obviously in demand. As per the current market trend, the price of the biomass briquettes is approx Rs 4500/ton to Rs 6500/ton, the price of the briquettes varies as per the quality of the same.

18. What Is Calorific Value Of Briquette?

The amount of heat produced by the briquette followed by complete combustion is called a calorific value of briquette. This calorific value of the briquette depends on the type of raw material and densification of the obtained briquette. However, the approx calorific value of briquette determined is 4000 k-cal/kg.

Agro waste Cal/kg
Bamboo dust briquettes 4160 k.
Palm kernel briquettes 4985 k. 
Bagasse briquettes 4380 K.
Groundnut shell briquettes 4524 k.
Cotton stalks/chips briquettes 4252 k.
Rape seed waste briquettes 4403 k.
Paper briquettes 4841 k.
Wood chips briquettes 4785 k.
Tea waste briquettes 4237 k.
Coffee husk briquettes 4045 k.
Wheat straw briquettes 4100 k.
Soya bean husk briquette 4170 k.
Coir pitch briquettes       4146 k. 
Mustard shell briquettes 4300 k.
Mustard stalk briquettes 4200 k.
Sugarcane briquettes     3996 k.
Sunflower stalk briquettes 4300 k.
Jute waste briquettes 4428 k.
19. What are the benefits of using Briquettes compared to other solid fuels?

The very first advantage of using briquettes in place of the solid fuels is its affordable rates.

  • No harmful (sulfur) gases are released during the combustion
  • Virtually no ash content produced after the combustion (2-10% only)
  • It is an environmentally friendly alternative to that of solid fuels
  • Biomass briquettes have a higher calorific value
  • The combustion is continues, unlikely to solid fuels
  • Easy to transport due to light weight
  • Easy to handle and store without extra efforts
20. Is Indian Government supporting the biomass briquette Project?

The environmentally friendly aspect of the biomass briquettes has imposed the government to take an interest and encourage people to adopt as the fossil fuel alternative and to do so, the government has unclosed several schemes for the consumers and the reinforcement is not just provided by the Indian government, but foreign government too.

  • 35% subsidy on the biomass Briquetting plant venture
  • Free income tax privilege for 5 years
  • Comparatively very low rate of interest following 5 years completion
  • Excise duty exception on the biomass briquetting plant and installation
  • 100% reduction on the final value of the briquetting plant for the first year
  • Exception of the license requirement for starting up the biomass briquetting venture
  • Exception of the NOC from the state pollution board
21. How many workers are required for operating the Briquetting Plant?

The requirement of the worker depends on the type of the Briquetting plant, if the plant is manual 1 operator with 4-5 helper is enough, whilst the manual operating plant requires 4-5 number of operators and 4-5 helpers to accomplish the entire operation.

22. What is the area requirement for setting up the Biomass Briquetting Plant?

The space requirement is solely depends upon the number of Briquetting plants you are planning to set up, however, below is the rough details for setting up the single Briquetting plant.

Area for the plant setup: 20 feet x 30 feet x 12 feet

Similarly, a rough idea about the land requirement for raw material storage is 1 acre.  

23. Does the biomass briquetting process cause pollution?

The process of Briquetting manufacturing is simply a densification of the agro waste and forestry waste, which does not require any binder (chemical) as the cellulose presented in the raw material only act as the binder during the densification process and therefore there is no scope of the pollution caused by the chemicals. Moreover, the motor operated construction of this biomass Briquetting plant ensures smoke free process throughout the lifespan.  

24. Is there any requirement to add binder or chemical for producing briquettes?

As said earlier, the agro waste or forestry waste incorporates cellulose and lignin, which only works as the binder during the densification and therefore, there is no any requirement of the binder or chemical during the Briquetting process.

25. Why it is known as Binder less Technology?

While the pressure is applied to the respective bio waste or agro waste at a specific temperature for the densification of thereof, it starts to release cellulose and lignin, which act as a binder during the process and hence eliminate the need of the binder and therefore the densification technology used to produce briquettes is also reckoned as the binder less technology in the market.

26. Is biomass briquette can be stored for longer time?

There is no any deterioration is encountered while stored, unless subjected to the water or fire and thereby protection from both is essential, otherwise you can store briquettes for extended time without any fret.

27. What is the shape & size of finished Briquettes?

Our every model of Briquetting plant is aimed to produce cylindrical shaped biomass briquette, however the size of briquette varies machine to machine, which is noted below:

Super 65 Model
Finished product Size : 65mm Diameter
Briquette Length : 100mm To 200 mm
Supreme 75 Model
Finished Product Size : 75mm Diameter
Briquette Length 100mm To 200 mm
Jumbo BRQ 9075 Model
Finished Product Size : 90mm Diameter
Briquette Length 100mm To 350 mm
28. What it costs to produce biomass briquette?

It is hard to estimate accurate cost of converting raw material into briquettes, however, the rough estimate of the cost considering the power consumption, labor, transportation, maintenance and other miscellany expenses; it might cost you Rs. 400/MT in India. 

29. Where we can see the processing of the biomass briquetting plant?

Yes, it is possible to see the demo of running plant. Customers interested in the demo can approach YouTube for running plant videos, request us for videos or visit our factory in Rajkot for thereof.

biomass briquetting plant
30. Can we use mixture of different raw material having relevant moisture content?

Yes, if the different raw material holds same moisture content, then you can use them together for the production of briquettes, however, the moisture must be less than 10%  for the direct use of thereof.

31. Can we mix different moisture products in different proportion?

Yes, it is possible to mix products having different moistures in different proportion; however, it is essential to maintain the average moisture content of the mixture less than 10%.

32. What are the benefits of setting up Briquetting Plant Project?

The spending behind the Briquetting plant project has always proved to be productive and lucrative for the end user, which is apparent from the below mentioned advantages from the different point of view.

  • Its low investment high return affair
  • You can get the support from the government side
  • Exemption from excise duty
  • 5 years no interest benefit
  • The required raw material is available easily
  • Best bet for the locals around forests
  • No objection from pollution control agency as it is completely emission and toxic free
  • Ensures completely pollution free environment
  • The ingenious design promise for low power consumption
  • Efficient to produce high number of briquettes in short period of time
  • Delivers completely uniform range of the briquettes
  • There is no specific wastage encountered during the manufacturing process
  • No chemical or binder requires and hence is completely Eco friendly
  • A chance to encourage others to use briquettes and protect environment
  • Reduces the country’s dependability by slashing the need of the fossil fuel
33. What is the Bulk density of the final Biomass Briquettes?

The densification of the agro waste or forestry waste delivers greater density and hardness to the briquettes, unlikely to the loose material. For an instance, loose material holds 60 to 180 kg/m3, whereas the briquettes hold 800 to 1200 kg/m3 density. Again, the bulk density of the final briquettes varies material to material.

34. What is the main use of Biomass Briquettes (white coal)?

The briquettes can replace any of the fuel that is used for heating, producing energy or cooking, thanks to the high calorific value of the briquettes, entitling its use in the industrial, commercial segments other than a household.  The briquettes can be replaced with any type of fossil fuel, be it Lignite, Diesel, Firewood, Coal, Furnace Oil, Kerosene and other parallel fossil fuels for variegated applications.

35. Where these biomass briquettes can be used?

The industries those are highly depending on the briquettes is mentioned below:

Gasification Food Processing Industry
Refractory Industries Textile Industry
Chemical Industries Lamination Industry
Milk Plant Brick Making Units
Vegetable Plants Any Industrial Thermal Application
Spinning Mill Ceramic Industry
Biomass Based Power Boilers
Rubber Industry Forges and Foundries
Biomass Based Power Brick kilns and Ceramic Units
Plant Solvent Extraction Plant Agriculture
Dyeing Industry Residential Heating
Solvent Extraction Plant
Food Processing Industries
Milk Plants
Vegetable Plants Leather Industries
Brick Making Units Textile Units
36. What ash content is remained after the combustion of biomass briquette?

Surprisingly, in this concern biomass briquette is an exemplary alternative over other fossil fuel that is apparent from the following data analysis. The reports reveal that the ash content of coal is determined 20-40%, whilst the ash content of briquettes is determined 2-10%.

37. Which technology is used in Briquetting Plant?
used in Briquetting Plant

In concerning to the environment, we have designed and developed a biomass Briquetting plant that produces the biomass briquettes through the binder less technology, a technology wherein there is no need to add binder/ chemical. The entire operation is carried out by means of the ram and dies only.

  • No use of binder (chemicals) cause no pollution
  • Sturdier construction ensures longer service life
  • Deliver higher output in a shorter time
  • The less power consumption hence lower converting cost
  • The simple design promotes easy operation & maintenance
  • Promises higher returns on investment
38. What are the different types of briquetting plants available?

There are mainly three types of Briquetting plant we manufacture, each is designed to produce biomass briquettes through binder less technology, however shares different production capacity as mentioned below.

Super 65 Model: 700-850 Kg /Hr
Supreme 75 Model: 800-1000 Kg /Hr
Jumbo BRQ 9075: 1200-1800 Kg /Hr

Note: The production capacity of the Briquetting plant depends on the type of raw material and thereby may vary from the above mentioned capacity.  

39. Is it compulsory to use powdery raw material?

We have developed three different models of the Briquetting plants, sequentially Super 65 Model, Supreme 75 Model and Jumbo BRQ 9075 Model, among the first two models require powdery raw material, whilst the last model has acceptability up to 25mm size of raw material.

40. What are the key advantages of the Briquetting Plant Project?
  • Easy to setup
  • Accredited by the Government
  • Supported by Government
  • Subsidy available for the venture
  • Greater potentiality of growth
  • High demand in the market
  • Easily available of raw material
  • Eco friendly venture
  • High returns on investment
41. How much power does briquetting plant require?

All three Briquetting plant models we manufacture has different requirement of the power, however, each is promised to be the least than others, manifest from the below provided data.

Super 65 Model - Electricity / Power
Required power connection 80 HP / 60 KW machine with powder mill
Practical used Amp. Load 72 –83 Amp (Approx)
Power consumption 50 –55 Units / Hr.
Supreme 75 Model - Electricity / Power
Required power connection 91 HP / 68.25 KW machine with powder mill
Practical used Amp. Load 60 –70 Amp (Approx)
Power consumption 50 – 60 Units / Hr.
Jumbo BRQ 9075 Model - Electricity / Power
Required power connection 88.5 HP / 66.37 KW
Practical used Amp. Load 75 –85 Amp (Approx)
Power consumption 30 – 40 Units / Hr.
42. How many electric motors are equipped in the briquetting plant?

Our every Briquetting plant (Super 65, Supreme 75, Jumbo BRQ 9075) is equipped with mainly four motors to accomplish different operations during the biomass briquette manufacturing, which is delineated below:

Main electric motor                             75HP
Feeding Kupy motor                            7.5HP
Conveyor Electric motor                     5HP
Lubrication Electric Motor                 3HP

43. Does this biomass briquetting plant require maintenance? how much time does it         require to change maintenance parts?

The strudy construction ensures virtually no maintenance, however the aging can cause the maintenance of any parts and replacement of thereof requires roughly 25 to 30 minutes accomplishing the task.

maintenance parts
44. Does Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools provide training to operators?
Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

Of course, Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools train operators for operating the plant. Our trained and experienced professionals come to your place and provide comprehensive training to operate the Briquetting plant and also on how one can leverage the machine to the farthest.

45. Does Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools provide after sales support?

Yes, Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools has developed a team that specifically takes care of the after sale service. The team is actively involved in visiting the respective client’s place twice a year for the regular inspection and also available to your doorstep, followed by a phone call, if an unexpected interruption occurs. We understand the cost of the uptime and therefore endeavor to resolve any matter as soon as possible.

46. How does biomass briquetting plant work?

The biomass Briquetting plant produces the briquettes by heating and compressing mechanism. The agro waste or forestry waste fed from the hopper is compressed under high pressure and temperature, during that the material releases cellulose and lignin that works as the binder, whereas the high pressure densification renders notable hardness and greater density of the end product. The biomass briquettes produced from our biomass Briquetting plant is hugely acclaimed by the clientele for its high density, high calorific value and therefore the producing significant amount of heat during the combustion. The entire process of the biomass Briquetting plant is regulated through the PLC control, whereas the executed by means of the four motors attached to the respective part of the biomass Briquetting plant.

biomass briquetting plant work
47. Is drying compulsory ahead of the manufacturing process?

The requirement of the drying is based upon the moisture content of the respective raw material. If the applicable raw material has moisture content is less than 10, there is no requirement of the drying and if is greater than 10, drying is obligatory to procure the highest quality biomass briquettes that one can obtain by using our Rotary Dryer or Turbo Dryer machine

48. Is crushing compulsory ahead of the manufacturing process?
Briquettting manufacturing process

The requirement of the crushing is based upon the size of the respective raw material and which model type you are using. For a while, Super 65 Model and Supreme 75 model requires powdery raw material and, therefore, if the raw material is not powdery, you need to crush the raw material ahead of the manufacturing. Similarly, Jumbo BRQ 9075 model can consider the raw material up to 25 mm, if the raw material is larger than thereof, crushing is essential, which can be executed by means of our Biomass Crusher

49. What would be the process cost of the biomass briquette?

The process cost of the biomass briquette varies as the production capacity and power consumption requirement vary model to model, which is as below:

Super 65 Model: INR 600 to 750/-
Supreme 75 Model: INR 650 to 700/-
Jumbo BRQ 9075 Model: INR 400 to 550/-

50. What are the operating parameters of offered briquetting plant?

Input bulk density: 140 to 200 kg/m3.
Moisture contents: 8-12 %
Briquetting pressure:  1200 kg/cm2 for Binder less Briquetting

51. How many days does it take from the day of order?

Generally, it takes 45 (maximum) days from the day of order, which perhaps vary as per the number of requirements.

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