Manure pyrolysis Encon Regenis
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Manure pyrolysis

Low emissions

  • Flameless combustion
  • Flue gas circulation
  • No formation of NO2


  • Converts manure into biochar (99,6% DM)
  • 1/3 of the energy content stays in biochar
  • 2/3 of the energy content is “released” as heat


  • Suitable for almost all biomass
  • Input stream> 50% dry matter
  • Input stream <50 mm
  • Output is exportable

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There is no question of odor nuisance.


All phosphate ends up in the biochar.


Virtually all biomass with a dry matter content of> 50% and a maximum size of 5 cm is suitable..

When insufficient exhaust gas heat from a CHP is available, the heat from the Regenis manure pyrolysis can be used to dry the digestate. After manure pyrolysis only biochar remains, which is only a few percent of the original volume of the manure. Simply put, pyrolysis can be seen as combustion without flame, whereby the formation of syngas (combustion gas) and the burning of the syngas take place in two separately controlled processes. This means that there is much more control over emissions.

Pyrolysis installation pig manure Encon Regenis
Pyrolysis manure Encon Regenis

The pyrolysis burner works with biomass (manure, digestate, compost, cocoa shells, etc.) with a dry matter content of at least 50% and maximum dimensions of the biomass (relevant in the case of wood chips, etc.) of 5 cm. The remains of the pyrolysis incineration are completely dry and can be co-fired in a power plant or used as a soil improver. The powdery residual material can be pressed as briquettes and thus made suitable for transport in a “Walking Floor” trailer. It is also very suitable as a soil improver.

The image on the right shows the organic coal left over after pyrolysis of pig manure. In contrast to the tar-like output of most pyrlolysis reactors, the Regenis MAX has dry coal as its output. On request we can hand over the composition report of the organic coal.

Pig manure pyrolysis

The pyrolysis of manure offers the following advantages:

  • The pyrolysis combustion is very efficient and works at high temperatures (between 600 ⁰C and 1000 ⁰C), so that the residual material is hygienized
  • In addition, the bio-coal has a dry matter content of 99.4% and thus the processing obligation for manure is met (the bio-coal no longer needs to be exported)
  • Available with a net thermal capacity of 500 kW – 1,500 kW
  • There is no question of odor nuisance
  • All phosphate ends up in the biochar
  • About 50% of the nitrogen ends up in the biochar
  • Practically all biomass with a dry matter content of> 50% and a maximum size of 5 cm is suitable
  • Biochar (which together with syngas forms the output) has a combustion value of 3-4 kWh per kg

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