pith and chaff portions have a low bulk density which
means that for a given volume of product, the weight
is relatively low. In general, high volume and low weight
translates to high freight costs for finished products.
For some products, we increase the bulk density, by
compressing the pith and chaff into pellets. The pellets
are then reprocessed into various particle sizes.
PC Crumbles and 1440PC are processed from pelleted pith
Absorbent Socks utilize pith and chaff that has not
been pelleted. Socks are packaged 40 per case and are
approximately 48" long, 4" in diameter and
one pound each.
Corncob absorbents are ideal for incineration (less
than 2% ash residue) or as a fuel source (7900 BTU /