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GEMCO will attend 116th Canton Fair

As a leading professional Chinese manufacturer and supplier of pellet mills, GEMCO will attend the 116th China Import and Export Fair (also known as Canton Fair) during Oct.15th ~19th, 2014, with its mother company AGICO Group as usual.

In the exhibition GEMCO will display its D-type ZLSP150B Small Pellet Mill and 230 Wood Crusher.

Specifications are as following:

  • 116th China Import and Export Fair
  • Date: Phase 1, Oct 15~19, 2014
  • Booth: 3.1 G45, G46
  • Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex(No.380, Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou, China)
  • Contact:  Miss Hemmy  Cell: 0086 18937276359


Advantages of GEMCO Machines

As a leading manufacturer and supplier of pellet mills in China, GEMCO machinery has many significant advantages compared with the pellets processing machines of other manufacturers.

1. Transmission structure: GEMCO pellet mills adopt the latest advanced technology.

Advantages GEMCO Machines of Other Manufacturers
Reduction gear Bevel gear
1.low noise2.rotating both forward and reverse3.gear has long service lifegearbox-of-gemco 1.low investment2. easy maintenancegearbox-of-others

2. Raw materials of key components

GEMCO dies and main axis are made of 40Cr, while these of other manufacturers are made of 45# steel.

40Cr/4Cr13 45# steel
Advantages 1. high content of 40Cr, more wear-resisting2. forging materials, and their mechanics performance has been improved 1. low intensity2. poor abrasion resistance

3. Heat treatment: The dies, main axis, and rollers of GEMCO are processed by vacuum treatment, while other manufacturers treat these components via carburizing and quenching. Consequently, GEMCO machines are more superior in mold hardness, wear resistance, and service life.

vacuum heating treatment carburizing & quenching
Advantages 1. no damage to the surface quality of  key components2. cause tiny deformation of components 1. the hardness layer is thin, and the die only has short service life2. cause large deformation of components

4. Components Sealing

GEMCO Machines of Other Manufacturers
Common Components both ends of the bearing are sealed only one end of the roller bearing is sealed
Plastic Components mechanical seal and oil seal effectively solve the problem of plastic’s electrostatic adsorption no similar components

5. Hopper Seal: The feed hopper and discharging hopper are made of galvanized sheet, which avoids corrosion and prolongs its service life.

Features GEMCO Hopper Hopper of Other Manufacturers
The whole hopper itself adopts sheet metal edge and pressing side structure, which is solid and reliable It adopts the welding structure, which is loose and easy to break
 hopper-of-gemco  hopper-of-others

6. Fastening Details: Adjust properly the space between the die and the rollers, which ensures that screw thread has no deformation or damage.

GEMCOgemco-fixing Other Suppliersother-fixing

7. Other Comparisons between GEMCO Machinery and Others
Dies of GEMCO

Dies of Other Manufacturers


Electrical Controlling Part

Electric Cabinet GEMCO Other Manufacturers
Outside Appearance  electric-cabinet-of-gemco-1  electric-cabinet-of-others-1



Emergency Stop  electric-cabinet-of-gemco-4  electric-cabinet-of-others-3

Packaging: GEMCO adopts the professional fumigation-free packing board, which leaves out fumigation in export. Besides, GEMCO machines are wrapped in plastic film to avoid corrosion in transport.

Packaging GEMCO Other Manufactureres
First step: Wrap the machine and its components in plastic film to make it moistureproof.  packaging-of-gemco-1  packaging-of-other-1
Second step: Fix well every component separately.  packaging-of-gemco-2
Third step: Sealing.  packaging-of-gemco-3  packaging-of-other-2

Maintenance of Pellet Mill

GEMCO pellet mill is characterized by high efficiency, large output capacity, low power consumption, and gear transmission structure that has long service life.
Once you have purchased your desirable pellet mill, it is proper maintenance that will make sure that it works as you’ve required. The key areas of maintenance are grease, oil, gearbox, main axis, and roller and die condition.
You should always keep in mind that when making wood pellets and operating wood pellet machine, the temperatures you are dealing with will be higher than other pellet mills. Therefore, this means that you need to use higher quality oils in the gearbox and also higher quality grease in the rollers and die. Serious damage can be done to the gear box if the condition of the oil and level of oil is not given the attention it deserves. Likewise for the grease in the rollers and the bearings on the drive shaft for the die. Extreme temperature grease is required and in some cases automated grease systems are used to make sure the rollers are always properly greased.


Lubrication part

Oil type

Period of lubrication

Period of oil change



lithium base grease

twice per shift


main axis

lithium base grease

once per shift


gear box

hypoid gear oil

up to the set site at the first time

six months

1. Grinding before use. Before initial operation, make sure the gearbox is added with oil and bearings are properly lubricated according to the above chart. Because the mould pinch roller of pellet mills is mostly a heat treatment, after workstages of planning, drilling, milling, and quenching. There are probably many burr inner bore or surface, so a new pellet mill before using must be reasonably ground fully.
2. Before starting the machine, check whether the roller cover bolts become flexible, to prevent nut from falling down into the material, which cause the damage accident of compression roller.
3. Only after feeding you can start the machine, operating without raw material is forbidden. When the materials pressing is coming to an end, put a little bran mixed with edible oil in the machine and close down after suppression of 20-50 seconds, make die hole full of fuel, so that next time feed pellet mill can commissioning run as soon as possible, this can both maintain mold and save time. Loose pressure wheel to adjust screw and remove residual material after closing down.
4. You should never touch the pressing roller and die with hands or metal tools. You can use crabstick to stir when necessary.
5. Monthly check whether the electric equipment is in good condition or whether the wire is aged.
6. Use the pellet mill with clutch, before starting the diesel engine, make clutch separated. After starting the diesel engine, make clutch close slowly, and often check tightness of leather belt, check belt to prevent lower output, belt skid.
7. If you find clamping and unusual noise, you should stop the machine immediately. Restart the pellet mill after solving the problem.
8. Corrosion should avoid. As the dies are made of carbon steel, and during processing heat is produced and moisture is released from the raw material. Once the pellet mill has stopped processing and there is no material flow this moisture will start the attack the surface of the metal. Basically it will start to make the surface of the holes rough and this can lead to frequent blockages. Sand, oil and bran can be used.

Moreover, if you have any problem that is beyond your handling range, you can contact us ASAP. We are always at your service and we will try our best to help you!

Projects Established by GEMCO

As a leading Chinese manufacturer and supplier of pellets processing machines, GEMCO has successfully established many pellets production projects around the world. GEMCO provides customers worldwide with both single pellet mills and complete pellets production lines. Moreover, GEMCO is very capable of giving useful suggestions based on your specific requirements. Besides, you can also get skilled technical guidance during the whole process of establishing projects. Below are pictures from some of our successful projects:
Small Pellet Production Line

small-pellet-production-line-1 small-pellet-production-line-2   small-pellet-production-line-3
 small-pellet-production-line-4  small-pellet-production-line-5  small-pellet-production-line-6

Biomass Pellet Mill Plant

biomass-pellet-mill-plant-1  biomass-pellet-mill-plant-2   biomass-pellet-mill-plant-3
biomass-pellet-mill-plant-4   biomass-pellet-mill-plant-5  biomass-pellet-mill-plant-6

Large-scale Biomass Pellets Production Line

large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-1 large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-2 large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-3
large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-4   large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-5  large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-6
large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-7   large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-8  large-scale-biomass-pellets-production-line-10
  • 2T/H Complete Wood Pellet Plant in Bulgaria
  • 800kg/h Small Wood Pellet Production Line for Italy
  • 500 kg/h Wood Pellet Machine for Russia Customer
  • 3t/h Wood Pellet Mill Project in Lithuania
  • Wood Pellet Project in Surabaya of Indonesia
  • Complete Pellet Plant Project of 500kg/h in South Africa
  • 20000T/Y Project for Wood Pellet Mill in Brazil
  • Ukraine Project for Wood Pellet Mill

How To Make Your Own Pellets

Pellets are mostly made from wooden materials. There are a number that are constructed out of other kinds of materials, though wooden types are the most common. Pellets are quite useful in a number of ways ranging from fuel, to bedding for animals, to helping out with barbecue and grills. Industrial pellet mills are responsible for making these types of materials in bulk. However if you are a homeowner, you can successfully convert some of the materials in the home into pellets, as long as you know what to do. Once you have gathered the wood, you should proceed to reduce the size of each piece.

Next, you ought to proceed to heat the material you wish to convert into pellets as this will help to dry it all up properly. The content moisture ion the material should range between 10-20%. You may either leave the wood out in the open to dry naturally, or place it inside an industrial one which heats it up slowly until it attains the required levels of moisture content. Make the density, moisture and sizes of the wood uniform by feeding it into a batch mixer. A rolling drum should always be used with the batch mixer when you are working on making your own pellets for domestic or commercial purposes.

A pellet press is apt for producing small-sized pellets. If you are interested in large-sized pellets, you should work with a pellet mill. You should never start using the pellets, or selling them unless you have sieved them out to separate those which formed inappropriately from the others. While pressing the pellets, some will either fall apart or lose their shape. Once they emerge from the pressing process, you should cool them. Spread them out in the open so that they can cool naturally and dry. Store them in a nice and dry place to prevent them from getting moist yet again.

Compressed Sawdust Pellets – How The Pellet Mill Compressed Sawdust Pellets

It is now possible to make compressed sawdust pellets. You can convert sawdust into wood pellets using a number of technologies and other similar principles. Fuel pellets are increasing in popularity in relation to being used as alternative sources of energy. Homes and businesses are now able to create the required pellets to help them to meet their energy needs. Coal power plants are also using these pellets to meet their requirements with regard to fuel and energy. Moisture is very important for any person with an interest in compressing sawdust into pellets. The moisture content should be around 15%.


wood sawdust wood sawdusts

In the absence of a good pellet mill, it would be impossible to compress sawdust into pellets. If you are interested in making wood pellets, you should not make the mistake of buying pellet mills which are designed for producing animal feed. This is the danger of purchasing pellet mills from the Internet without verifying what they are good at. A pellet mill that has been designed for making wood pellets is more powerful and carries adequate features to make this a possibility compared with one that is made for animal feed. Purchase the right kind of pellet mill and your job will be made much easier.

Pellet Mill

sawdust pellet mills wood sawdust pellet mill

Whereas picking a machine is crucial, you also need to know how to operate it. Consequently, you must develop your skills in terms of being able to operate the pellet machine. If you lack this knowledge, your pellets will not be of the best quality and this will compromise them. You should always remember that the compression of the sawdust is very complex. Where possible, you might have to add an extra material to give the pellets a bit more spine. It is critical that you understand about the types of materials you can use to strengthen the pellets while you are compressing the sawdust.


Hay Pellet Machine

Hay pellet machine is a much smaller type of equipment. It saves a lot of energy thereby is a cost cutting tool. In the earlier days, it was used primarily to help with production of pellets in larger quantities. This has now changed and these days it is used even in homes to make pellets. A number of private users have emerged whose major point of interest is to produce pellets for domestic purposes. It is no longer a requirement for pellets to be produced using these machines only with the help of a belt drive shaft. This shaft is quite advanced and very different from the previous models and versions.

hay pellet machine  hay pellet machines

One major benefit of using the hay pellet machine is that it eliminates the need for addition of water when producing pellets. It typically is a machine that is grouped within the dry-out category. Most of its owners use it for private and small scale purposes. You can store the particles that are made using this machine for a very long time. These types of particles are able to last for not less than 6 months. You can directly pelletize grass meals and powder feeds using this machine, with the help of a little amount of water, if you so desire.

The high temperatures that are created when using the hay pellet machine are of great help as well. They can be used to create an environment which makes it very difficult for bacteria to exist. This machine can last for the longest period of time. It has a simply yet very reasonable structure and can be applied in a number of different ways. It occupies less space in addition to being responsible for the emission of low levels of noise.



A Guide on the Automatic Pellet Press

An automatic pellet press comes in different sizes each perfect for either domestic or commercial use. There are small pellet presses and large scale equipment. Their designs also vary each having its own advantages and disadvantages. Automatic pellet presses are more efficient and save on labor. It also has desirable features like being used for a varied number of applications and produce high oil yields leaving very little oil in the cake. Most of them also come equipped with a filter for the pressed oil, which results, to pure oil of very high quality that is safe and edible.

If you are out looking to buy an automatic pellet press, make sure you find one whose wearable parts such as the worms and pressing rings are made of a good durable material like carbon steel. This will make maintenance of your machine very easy and cheap especially keeping in mind that replacement parts do not come cheap. The machine you choose should also be very safe, convenient and easy to use. This will turn yours into a successful organization. Your chosen press should be a onetime investment and your ticket to long-term profits.

Choose a pellet machine, which has an electronically powered hydraulic system. They should also be fully programmable and controlled by a microprocessor. This makes them very easy to use because they can take repeated instructions. They produce a low noise, have a nice design and are suitable for a wide range of domestic and commercial applications.

It has many symbols and prompts to make their operation very easy for the user. It should be easy for you as the operator to maintain the load applied so an automatic feed would come in handy. Also, go for a machine that gives off an alarm when it completes a cycle.

Improved repeatability, better working environment as in less dust and noise and of course, better working conditions for the staff are some of the advantages of an automatic press over a manual press. With an automatic pellet press, you can achieve higher working efficiencies and shorter pelletizing time.

Pellet Mill Dies and Rollers – How to Select the Best In the Market

An extensive variety of pellet mill dies and rollers that can be used in pellet making applications, depending on several factors. These are constituents of the pellet production line that one does not want to mess up with because a slight mistake will have immediate mistakes on the quality of the finished products. An incorrect choice will also reduce the efficacy of the entire line since it will affect the functionality, precisely, the dies. It is for this reason that one can authoritatively say that dies are the most important component of any pellet mill, regardless of what type of pellets is in the mind.

Selecting rollers is one thing that should be taken with a lot of weight when buying pellet mill rollers. Not that they are anything to gamble with, in fact, if you want to involve in commercial production of pellets of any type, then investing in a good roller is what you should do, as some pellet customers can be really choosy when it comes to the final quality and shape of the product.

pellet mill dies and rollers

So, what are the critical factors that you need to check when buying pellet mill dies and rollers? Quality is one integral necessity depending on the intended product. For instance, if you want to produce wood pallets, then you will want to settle for dies that will not inconvenience the user of the final product. These dies could either be flat or ring dies. The quality of the roller is important as it can determine the efficacy of an entire pellet mill, especially where volume production is intended, like in the commercial producers of pellets.

The price is another important factor. Who will want to go for a pellet mill die or roller that is of so poor quality just because it is ridiculously cheap? Take caution not to fall into such sale pits because any cheap product means that its quality does not measure to standards. Preferably, search for quality yet affordable pellet mill dies and rollers as this will improve the quality of your pellets.

Low Cost Pellet Mill- How To Buy The Right One

The reason why anyone wants to buy any low cost pellet mill is that it comes in very handy where one want to produce pellets cheaply. Pellets are expensive to buy from their commercial producers. These have found extensive applications in many areas of life from farming- poultry and animal feed pellets, energy industry- wood pellets, processing industry- polyester, fertilizers, polythene, medical industry such in pharmaceuticals, just to mention a few. In addition to such mills bringing pellets production into ones household, they are way much affordable even in the most constrained budget whether for large or small scale production.

low cost pellet mill

When buying a low cost pellet mill, one ought to take some factors into consideration because the fact that the mill come in relatively cheaper prices does not mean that you want low quality pellets, right? Then what one should have in mind is a list of factors, most importantly, the quality of the intended low cost pellet mill. You do not want to settle for the cheapest just because you can afford that, it is recommendable you save more for a higher quality brand rather than buying a brand that will disappoint you with dismal performance.

The purpose that you want to put the low cost pellet mill for is another thing to give attention. Well, such pellet mills are not of the best energy efficiency that you can come across in the market but that notwithstanding, they are better than others are; go for the best. Whatever brand of a low cost pellet mill that you choose and with all the factors notwithstanding, it should involve sections of crushing, drying, briquetting and packing.