FEECO to Exhibit at MINExpo 2016

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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FEECO will be exhibiting at MINExpo 2016. MINExpo is scheduled to take place September 26th – September 28th at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA). MINExpo unites leaders, managers, and decision makers from the industry for a variety of content, including: Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Rotary Kilns Commonly Carry Out Which Processes?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Rotary kilns, an advanced type of thermal processing equipment, are used to cause a chemical reaction or physical change in a solid material through the use of high temperatures. They are frequently utilized to carry out the following processes: Calcination– the process of heating a material Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Dryer Thermal Imaging

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s photo shows a thermal image of a rotary dryer. FEECO’s Aftermarket Engineers frequently use a thermal imaging camera to assess rotary dryers and kilns during equipment audits or annual inspections. A thermal imaging camera can help engineers to easily see where trouble spots Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at the North American Manure Expo

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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FEECO was founded as the Fertilizer Engineering and Equipment Company, and we’ve stayed true to our roots, serving the fertilizer and agriculture industry for over 65 years. Throughout that time, we’ve custom designed and built complete granulation systems, in addition to single pieces of equipment, Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: When are Coating Drums Used?

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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Coating drums are used throughout a number of industries to carry out particle coating applications. Commonly used after agglomerate processing, coating drums work by tumbling particles in a rotating drum and spraying them with the desired coating material. This may be to improve product handling, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Assembling a Trunnion Wheel

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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This week’s photo comes from FEECO’s Fabrication Facility located in Green Bay, WI (USA), where two assembly team members are putting together the housing to a trunnion wheel’s bearing. Trunnion wheels support the weight of a rotary drum, and provide a place for the tires Continue reading →

 

The Future of Farming: An Integrated Approach to Manure Management

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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As large farms become the future of agriculture, the need for sustainable solutions in managing manure is becoming an ever-increasing focus. However, while large farms are learning to deal with the amount of manure they produce, significant opportunity lies in processing manure to produce products Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: When are Rotary Granulators Used?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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Rotary granulators are a flexible processing tool ideal for high capacity applications. Frequently used throughout the fertilizer and mining industries, rotary granulators are commonly employed in the following types of applications: Agglomeration involving chemical reactions where feed component(s) consist of reactive liquids or gases. The Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Castable Refractory

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

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This week’s photo comes from the FEECO Fabrication Facility, where our team is assembling castable refractory inside of a kiln. Refractory is a crucial component in direct fired rotary kilns. It insulates and protects the kiln’s shell from high internal temperatures, and also maintains heat retention. Continue reading →

 

FEECO Offers Material Handling Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

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Engineering a process design can get complicated when working with several different companies to create one streamlined system. And while FEECO has made a name for itself in the thermal processing, fertilizer granulation, and agglomeration industries, a little-known added benefit to customers is that we Continue reading →