Cashew Nut shell cake is extracted from cashew shell. it is used to manufacture to vermiculite , a non toxic mineral which is used in varied applications .It is used as soil conditioner , growing medium for hydroponics . CNSL cake is used to domestic fuel in Cement, Tiles & Brick manufacturing units
The cake gives out a very good colour to the bricks and tiles that are manufactured in cashew shell cake fire.
It is an ideal substitute for fire wood thus preventing the deforestation of woods. It is cheap and efficient making it the ideal fuel in rural areas.
A well designed furnace can reduce the fuel amount required as well as the smoke.
|Gross Calorific Value||5000 Kcal / Kg|
|Proximate analysis (% weight)||8.5|