Advanced Brazilian Beehive Kiln

Author: 
Tom Miles
traditional beehive kiln
advanced beehive kiln

Advanced Brazilian Beehive Kiln
Ken Newcomber, Katoomba Working Group, Rio de Janerio, Brazil 2001

Traditional Brazilian Brick Beehive Kiln Used in about 90% of Brazilian Charcoal operations
Efficiency:
About 4m3 wood for 1m3 Charcoal

Improved Brazilian Brick Kiln:

Advanced Brazilian Beehive Kiln
Collects Tars and Pyrolytic Oils in smoke –
minimizes local air pollution. Efficiency: Better than
2m3 Wood per m3 charcoal