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briquette

[bri′ket]
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briquette, briquet

A molded specimen of mortar with enlarged extremities and reduced center having a cross section of definite area, used for the measurement of tensile strength of mortar.briquette, briquet. A molded specimen of mortar with enlarged extremities and reduced center having a cross section of definite area, used for the measurement of tensile strength of mortar.
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It is envisaged that within 30 days a container with briquettes will arrive in the Ploce port.
Tensile strength test by diametral compression identified the maximum strength to which briquettes can be subjected until rupture occurs in their structure.
The sky-blue machine then spat out elongated and chunky charcoal briquettes that look a bit like burned sausages.
Thousands of tons of both carbon char and foundry-size coke briquettes have been produced, sold and tested successfully in the commercial steel industry as shown in Figures 3 and 4.
A Ugandan-German partnership between Christian Service International and Ndejje University is using maize spindles as waste biomass to produce briquettes. Uganda has a huge problem with deforestation, with much of the wood being used to cook food.
Most briquettes are nearly smokeless since the agricultural waste is dried before being compressed.
They can sell the briquettes and pellets from recycling the garbage.'
Although briquettes could be made from waste wood, coal waste and some other materials as well, but in Pakistan, the abundance of coal make it a natural choice.
The coal briquettes are produced by IMEX Mineral Resources and Processing Company in Ankpa Local Government Area, a subsidiary of ETA-ZUMA Group West Africa Limited.
Briquettes are compressed so they take longer to light properly, but will burn over a longer period of time - ideal for cooking a proper meal with several courses.
Briquette made with Evac's advanced waste compaction system.
The briquettes will be sold to biomass plants, coal burning facilities and cement kilns, Camara said.