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Located in the central of ASEAN countries Malaysia is established with combination of the peninsular state and the Sabah and Sarawak state in Borneo Island. Malaysia having total land area of 33,338,000 km square and 60% the area is tropical rain forest area.
Human & Eco is registered and operate in Sarawak, located in Borneo Island and Sarawak state currently having about 50 palm oil mill factory and is the prosperous area for Palm Oil Industry.
We Human Eco collected the PKS product is actually the by-product from palm oil industry.
The Palm oil that produce from the palm tree is also call palm oil tree and having the height of 20 meters. Most of the palm oil tree is planted at the countries located nearby the equator area between 17 degree to 20 degree from the equatorial zone like Asian and Africa.
PALM KERNEL SHELL (PKS)
Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) contain of Palm fruit with size of Ping Pong ball and red in color. From this palm fruit it can extract the palm oil and from this crude palm oil become beverage product such as cooking oil, margarine and etc. After extracting the oil from the surface area we can see the nuts with size of 3cm (diameter) and from these nuts we can get the Palm Kernel insite. From this Palm Kernel also can produce oil named Kernel Oil for as the raw material before convert it into other products such as soap or cosmetic. Before taking the Kernel of course have to crack the nut surface and this crack surface we call it PALM KERNEL SHELL or PKS.
PKS CALORIFIC VALUE
PKS calorific value is about 4000-4400kcal per 1kg. The same biomass fuel woodchip is only have 2100kcal/kg and for wood pallet the calorific is about 3800kcal/kg. From this figure we understand that PKS having more calorific value compare to other Biomass material and this make PKS is suitable material to be used for fuel.
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