FEECO to Exhibit at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Exhibiton

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Since 1951, FEECO International has designed and built single pieces of equipment, in addition to complete process systems, in the areas of agglomeration, thermal processing, fertilizer production, and material handling. We’re known as material experts, able to transform nearly any material into value-added products, and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are Common Paddle Mixer Applications?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Paddle mixers are relatively flexible devices, able to mix, condition, and agglomerate a diverse range of bulk solid materials. They are also adept at processing both liquid and solid feeds, and can be used as stand-alone pieces of equipment, or prior to processing in a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Control Screen

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Today’s photo highlights a control screen from the FEECO Innovation Center. FEECO has partnered with Rockwell Automation to bring our customers the very best in automation control, data collection, and reporting in our testing facility. This advanced technology allows us to select the applicable equipment and Continue reading →

 

Considerations in Organics Granulation

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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The granulation of manure, or other organic waste, into a fertilizer product is a complex process. In addition to developing a pre-treatment and granulation process around the unique source of manure to produce the desired end product, there are many additional considerations that will need Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do Agglomeration Drums Work?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Agglomeration drums are a type of non-pressure agglomeration equipment. They are often selected for their heavy-duty construction, high capacity tolerances, and their versatility to accept variance in feedstock. Here’s how they work: material and binder are fed into the cylindrical rotary drum at a constant Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Drum Spare Parts

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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This week’s photo shows a sample of a rotary drum’s spare parts. A housing to the trunnion wheel bearings is pictured left, and a graphite block is pictured right. Bearings, graphite blocks, thrust rollers, drive sprockets and more are all recommended spare parts for rotary Continue reading →

 

FEECO Customer Service Announcement

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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At FEECO, we believe that when an event takes place within our organization, you deserve to hear about it firsthand. For this reason, we’d like to announce the retirement of Ted Van Egeren, Customer Service Manager. Ted will be working part-time for the remainder of Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Toll Manufacturing?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Tolling is an agreement under which a 3rd party provider with a specialized production plant processes raw material or semi-finished products for another company. The benefits of such an arrangement include: Time Savings. If a company faces time restraints to get their product to market Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Welder from 1959

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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This week’s photo shows a welder inside FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. The photo was taken in April of 1959, just eight years after FEECO was founded. Located in Green Bay, Wisconsin (USA), FEECO’s headquarters is staffed by highly certified fabricators, machinists, and welders- many who have Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryers: The Ideal Choice in Processing Phosphates

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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Phosphorus is a versatile component to life on Earth, aiding in a multitude of biological processes that create strong plants, animals, and even humans. As such a vital building block to life, it’s no wonder that ore-bearing phosphate rock is processed into all sorts of Continue reading →