Rice Husk Particle Board

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Rice husk received from the rice mill is winnowed and wind-sifted and then coated with synthetic resin adhesive in specially designed adhesive applicators. The resin coated husk is spread as an even mat on support cauls & consolidated under heat and pressure in a hydraulic hot press. The hot pressed panels are cooled and trimmed to the desired dimension. Unit market price in India: US$ 0.60 per sq.ft.


Construction industry, construction materials, furniture industry: wall panelling, furniture, false ceilings, roofing panels, insulation, partitioning flooring & general purpose, etc.


Waste utilisation: agricultural wastes (rice husk) are used as input. High quality product; termite & fire resistant products; durable product; adequate bond strength, dimensional stability, rodent resistant, decay resistant product.

Environmental Aspects

waste utilisation

Development Status


For further information please contact

Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology
APCTT Building
C-2 Qutab Institutional Area
P.O.Box - 4575
New Delhi - 110 016
Tel : 91-11-26966509
Fax : 91-11-26856274