KHAIR Egypt Company has been a major manufacturer and supplier for all kind of vegetal natural charcoal all over the world.

Established since 1999 we specialize for export of hard wood charcoal and we are old hand in this profession and we are the leader and biggest exporter in Egypt.

We have all kind of charcoal hard wood for b.b.q also soft wood and fruits and our charcoal details as follows:

KHAIR Egypt , Sort of charcoal

Gzwarine charcoal, Apple charcoal, Orange charcoal, Lemon charcoal, Mango charcoal, Mixed charcoal, Guava charcoal, Grapes charcoal, Apricot charcoal Peach charcoal.

KHAIR Egypt, charcoal Purposes            KHAIR Egypt, Packaging

1-For restaurant

2-For super market                                                                         

3-For home

4-For all energy proupose

KHAIR Egypt , charcoal Specifications                         

1-Humidity less than 7%

2-Ash less than 1%

3-Calories more than 90%

4-Size from 1 to 6 inch big size

5-Non sparkling charcoal

6-Clean and free of dust and stones

7- Water Solubility: Insoluble

8- Specific Density: 0.4-0.5 gm/cm

9- H Value: (50gm/L): 7.3

10- Acid Solubility: 4.5

11 Colour: Black

12- Chloride: Nil   13- Sulphide: Nil

14- Alkali Solub    15- Carbon: 81%

15-heating value   7900 kcal/k.g


KHAIR Egypt,  Payment Terms

1- ADVANCE/ 2- 50% Advance & 50% CAD

Khair TSC, Delivery Terms


MrS. Mona Amer  .Khair Egypt,Alexandria, Egypt 21311

Tel:+2 03 4242090+2 01032000068 +2 01065533291Fax:+2 03 4257175  Skype ID: halmasry

Charcoal is the lightweight black carbon and ash residue produced by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances. Charcoal is usually produced by slow pyrolysis — the heating of wood or other substances in the absence of oxygen (see char and biochar).

Production methods

Charcoal has been made by various methods. The traditional method in Britain used a clamp. This is essentially a pile of wooden logs (e.g. seasoned oak) leaning against a chimney (logs are placed in a circle). The chimney consists of 4 wooden stakes held up by some rope. The logs are completely covered with soil and straw allowing no air to enter. It must be lit by introducing some burning fuel into the chimney; the logs burn very slowly and transform into charcoal in a period of 5 days’ burning. If the soil covering gets torn (cracked) by the fire, additional soil is placed on the cracks. Once the burn is complete, the chimney is plugged to prevent air from entering. The true art of this production method is in managing the sufficient generation of heat (by combusting part of the wood material), and its transfer to wood parts in the process of being carbonised. A strong disadvantage of this production method is the huge amount of emissions that are harmful to human health and the environment (emissions of unburnt methane).[4] As a result of the partial combustion of wood material, the efficiency of the traditional method is low.

Modern methods employ retorting technology, in which process heat is recovered from, and solely provided by, the combustion of gas released during carbonisation. (Illustration:[5]). Yields of retorting are considerably higher than those of kilning, and may reach 35%-40%.

The properties of the charcoal produced depend on the material charred. The charring temperature is also important. Charcoal contains varying amounts of hydrogen and oxygen as well as ash and other impurities that, together with the structure, determine the properties. The approximate composition of charcoal for gunpowders is sometimes empirically described as C7H4O. To obtain a coal with high purity, source material should be free of non-volatile compounds.

Charcoal Types

Common charcoal: is made from peat, coal, wood, coconut shell, or petroleum.

Sugar charcoal is obtained from the carbonization of sugar and is particularly pure. It is purified by boiling with acids to remove any mineral matter and is then burned for a long time in a current of chlorine in order to remove the last traces of hydrogen. It was used by Henri Moissan in his early attempt to create synthetic diamonds.

Activated charcoal is similar to common charcoal but is made especially for medical use. To produce activated charcoal, manufacturers heat common charcoal in the presence of a gas that causes the charcoal to develop many internal spaces or “pores”. These pores help activated charcoal trap chemicals.

Lump charcoal is a traditional charcoal made directly from hardwood material. It usually produces far less ash than briquettes.  

Japanese charcoal has had pyroligneous acid removed during the charcoal making; it therefore produces almost no smell or smoke when burned. The traditional charcoal of Japan is classified into two types:

White charcoal (Binchōtan) is very hard and produces a metallic sound when struck.

Black charcoal A more recent type is of factory-made briquettes:

Ogatan is made from hardened sawdust. It is most often used in Izakaya or Yakiniku restaurants.

Pillow shaped briquettes are made by compressing charcoal, typically made from sawdust and other wood by-products, with a binder and other additives. The binder is usually starch. Briquettes may also include brown coal (heat source), mineral carbon (heat source), borax, sodium nitrate (ignition aid), limestone (ash-whitening agent), raw sawdust (ignition aid), and other additives.

Sawdust briquette charcoal is made by compressing sawdust without binders or additives. It is the preferred charcoal in Taiwan, Korea, Greece, and the Middle East. It has a round hole through the center, with a hexagonal intersection. It is used primarily for barbecue as it produces no odor, no smoke, little ash, high heat, and long burning hours (exceeding 4 hours).



is made by extruding either raw ground wood or carbonized wood into logs without the use of a binder. The heat and pressure of the extruding process hold the charcoal together. If the extrusion is made from raw wood material, the extruded logs are subsequently carbonized