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Table 1 Cost of the ash pelletizing process

From: Study of the feasibility of a rice husk recycling scheme in Japan to produce silica fertilizer for rice plants

Items Annual costs (USDa) Notes
Pelletizer 20,000 200,000 USD (10 depreciation yr)− 1
Running cost 12,000 1000 USD month− 1
Maintenance cost 12,000 1000 USD month− 1
Labor cost 17,500 0.5 person (35,000 USD person−1)
Total 61,500  
  1. a1 USD = 100 yen