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Global Energy 5000 BF shipping container lumber dry kiln plans

BF Container Lumber Dry Kiln Plans 5,000

The 5,000 BF container kiln consists of one 40 foot high-cube aluminum shipping container. The first kiln built in 1992 was a 15,000 BF size and worked great.

This first container kiln had several innovations, including the use of a direct fired heat pipe (Furnace Type Dry Kiln) and a Conifer sawdust burner.

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Firewood Dry Kiln Wood Heat Options by Global Energy

Sample Plans of the 5000 to 15000 BF Container Lumber Kiln by Global Energy


Global Energy shipping container lumber dry kiln from 1992

Global Energy Container Kiln Plans

Global Energy designed and developed the container kiln back in 1992. The purpose is to give access to portable sawmill owners, furniture makers, and small business the value added profit of dry kiln lumber and quality hardwoods.

We are now offering plans for our epic container dry kiln system, which we developed in 1992. The system has been copied by lots of groups over the past 30 years (validating its profitability and access to the small commercial sawmill proprietors).

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Sample Pages of the 5000 BF Container Lumber Kiln Plans List by Global Energy

Sample Pages of the 15000 BF Container Lumber Kiln Plans List by Global Energy


Global Container Kiln Kit since 1992 for kiln drying firewood, lumber, and timbers for high value added products

Container Kiln Builders Guide | Firewood Kiln | Conventional Kiln | Vacuum Kiln | DH Kiln | Heat Treating

Explore the innovative use of shipping containers as kilns for drying lumber and firewood in our comprehensive guide. Global Energy invented the Container Kiln Concept in 1992. Covering various kiln types like conventional, firewood, dehumidification, vacuum, and wood products dry kilns, this guide delves into design considerations, retrofitting processes, and heating options, including eco-friendly biomass heating systems.

Understand operational guidelines, economic analysis, and environmental impacts to make informed decisions for efficient and sustainable wood drying solutions.

Complete lumber kiln and firewood and heat treating plans with parts list:

Global Energy 5,000 BF Container Kiln

Global Energy 15,000 BF Container Kiln

Note: in 1992, the first 15,000 BF Lumber Container Dry Kiln was assembled in Madison, Wisconsin by Global Energy, using a heat pipe (Furnace Type) heating system and a wood-fired Conifer Biomass Burner custom built.

CAD Drawings:

We include 40 ft. hi cube container CAD drawings so you can customize your kiln experience

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Container Lumber Kiln Builders Guide for Drying Dimensional Lumber Timbers Slab Wood or Firewood by Global Energy

5000 BF Lumber Container Kiln

15000 BF Lumber Container Kiln


Exploring Lumber Dry Kiln Technologies: A Comprehensive Comparison

The process of drying lumber is critical in woodworking and lumber production, significantly affecting the quality, stability, and usability of the wood. As technology advances, various lumber dry kiln technologies have been developed, each with its unique advantages and disadvantages. This article provides a comprehensive comparison of the main types of lumber dry kiln technologies: conventional kilns, vacuum kilns, high-temperature kilns, and dehumidification (DH) kilns, among others.

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Mass Timber


400025A CRMS APS User Edition UM2009 and CRMS Maintenance Software

Capstone Remote Monitoring Software (CRMS) V4.25 and CRMS 551 and CRMS APS for C1000 V220

The Capstone Remote Monitoring Software allows users and maintenance to query the Capstone engine via a serial port interface.

This software includes:

Engine Software: C30, C60, C65, C200,

ES0325_DPC_User_Maint_Comm_Maint

Copeland Training V1.0 2001

CRMS V4.0-4.25, 551 Maint, V4 User,V540

Setup, Maintenance, User

Capstone Remote.msi

CRMS-APS for C1000 MaintV220revA

CRMS Engine Software has been confirmed working as of 15 April 2024 on a Windows computer. Includes software and password. The software is outdated, and available as-is. The software is available for purchase. Email for pricing. This is a must-have item if you have a older Capstone (pre-2015).

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TES or Thermal Batteries may have a USA 30-40 Percent Tax Credit or $45 per kWh

A Salgenx 3,000 kWh Energy Battery, while used as a TES (Thermal Energy Storage) at 60 C could have a potential up to 24,000 liters of saltwater thermal capacity or 1,635.9 kWh. Now multiply that with the proposed $45/kWh = $73,616 tax credit. The Electrical storage tax credit is $35/kWh x 3,000 kWh = $105,000.

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IRS Section 45X Advanced Manufacturing Production Credit

Section 48 Tax Credit for Thermal Energy Storage

Energy Storage Incentives


Infinity Turbine Energy Storage


Global Energy TEL: +1 608-238-6001

5000 BF Container Dry Kiln for Wood Products Lumber, Dimensional, Slab Wood, Firewood, Timber, Pallets, Heat Treating and more... More Info

15000 BF Container Dry Kiln for Wood Products Lumber, Dimensional, Slab Wood, Firewood, Timber, Pallets, Heat Treating and more... More Info

Now offering 3MW Grid Scale Storage Energy Packs 3,000 kWh capacity and 600 kW energy delivery Salgenx Saltwater Flow Batteries. More Info

Engine Software for Capstone Turbine and Capstone Green Energy Maintenance and Monitoring Capstone Microturbine CRMS engine software, maintenance, user editions and error codes... More Info

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