Cradle DebarkerCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Virgin Material Preparation|
|Energy Savings Potential||
A cradle debarker consumes 33% less energy than other debarking methods (Kramer et al., 2009. p.88).
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential||
Emissions reductions are estimated at 2.93 kg CO2/t-wood (Martin, et al., 2000. p.21).
Investments are estimated at US $25.8/t-wood pulp [based on US $ value in 2000] (Martin et al., 2000. p.22)
A cradle debarker can reduce costs upto $33/t-wood (Kramer et al., 2009. p.88).
Cradle Debarker Publications
Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S. Pulp and Paper Industry
Published July 2000
This Energy Guide discusses energy efficiency practices and energy-efficient technologies that can be implemented at the component, process, facility, and organizational levels.