Top-lit updraft gasifier (TLUD) is a kiln used to produce charcoal, especially biochar, and heat. A TLUD [1 ] pyrolyzes organic material, including wood or manure, and uses a reburner to eliminate volatile byproducts of pyrolization. The process leaves mostly carbon as a residue, which can be incorporated into soil to create terra preta.
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