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Table 2 Disk mills used in cellulosic ethanol processing

From: Promise of combined hydrothermal/chemical and mechanical refining for pretreatment of woody and herbaceous biomass

Model Power (kW) Diameter (inch) Throughput (kg/hr) Company Reference
Sprout Waldron disk mill (Model: 12-1CP) 44.8 12 1−5 oven dried kg/run Koppers Company, Inc. (Muncy, PA) [53]
Beloit double-disk (Model: 4342HS) 112 42 10,000−20,000 Beloit (Dalton, MA) [53]
Sprout-Bauer twin flow refiner   42 10,000−20,000 Andritz Sprout-Bauer (Muncy, PA) [53]
Sprout 401 double disk refiner 224 36 NR Andritz Sprout-Bauer (Muncy, PA) [42]
Lab disk mill: 12″ 37.3 12 NR Andritz Sprout-Bauer (Muncy, PA) [49, 52]
KRK continuous high-consistency refiner (No. 2500-II) 30 12 NR Kumagai Riki Kogyo Co, Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) [65]
Supermasscolloider (Model: MKZA10) 15 9.84 80–1200 Masuko Sangyo Co, Ltd. (Saitama, Japan) [56, 60, 72]
Supermasscolloider (Model: MKCA6-2) 1.50 5.9 35−120 Masuko Sangyo Co, Ltd. (Saitama, Japan) [54, 63, 73]
  1. NR means not reported