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briquette

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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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The briquets - as the name suggests - come from "char," the well-burned wood chips, and "coal," which arrives on the railroad track that runs right through the plant.
However, soft plastics can extrude into the cracks between segments, causing briquets to stick in the machine and not eject cleanly.
In general, in order to form whole briquets, the shear strength of the material under compr7ession must be greater that the shear induced by the briquetter, otherwise the briquet tends to fracture in the process of forming.
Several companies now offer "natural" barbecue charcoal made from orchard prunings or non-lumber-grade timber, held together with vegetable starches rather than the blend of petroleum or coal with borax, limestone, and sodium nitrate that binds most standard briquets. Their advantages is largely symbolic, but it's always nice to go easy on the nonrenewables.
When it comes to charcoal, Cook's Illustrated concludes that hardwood lump charcoal works somewhat better than standard charcoal briquets, because it burns hotter.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Biomass Briquets to Mega Dairy Chikkaballapur on Half Yearly Rate Contract Basis
Meanwhile, stack 4 or 5 charcoal briquets and a couple of paraffin lighter cubes to one side in a chimney starter, ignite cubes, and let briquets burn until ashy and glowing, about 20 minutes.
Certains ont pousse l'hysterie jusqua allumer des briquets et leur telephone mobile.
Kingsford has manufactured briquets at its Marcola Road site since 1966, producing as much as 150,000 tons of the inky squares a year.
Weber-Stephens Products Co., a leading grill manufacturer, also manufactures Weber Hardwood Charcoal Briquets, which are claimed to burn better and last longer than other briquets.
(2) Altosid XR Extended Residual Briquets or equivalent.
Meanwhile, set up a charcoal grill for indirect low heat (300[degrees]): Light 40 briquets in a chimney starter.