Woodchips are a medium-sized solid material made by cutting or chipping larger pieces of wood. Generally used as a biomass solid fuel and are raw material for producing wood pulp.
The process to make Woodchip is called Woodchipping. The logs are mostly peeled, the bark chips and the wood chips are processed in different processes.
The raw materials of Woodchips can be pulpwood, wood plantations, waste wood and residuals from construction, agriculture, landscaping, logging, sawmills and locally grown and harvested fuel crops.
In several well wooded European countries, Woodchips are becoming an alternative fuel for family homes and larger buildings due to the availability of Woodchips, which result in low fuel costs.