Potash Critical in Plant Stress Tolerance

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potash Critical in Plant Stress Tolerance

As one of the primary macronutrients, it is well understood that potassium is a key contributor to the overall health and quality of plants; potassium plays a vital role in many of the physiological processes that occur within a plant during growth, including contributing to Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Production of Activated Carbon

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Biomass to Activated Carbon Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the production of activated carbon through the pyrolysis of biomass. Processing biomass through pyrolysis can yield a variety of end products, from biocoal and biochar, all the way to activated carbon, with additional products in between. Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Mounting Styles

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Tire Mounting Styles

This week’s photo shows two different rotary drum tire mounting styles: the wedged and pinned mount (at left), and the floating mount (at right). Traditionally, wedged and pinned mounts were used to mount the tire to the shell of the drum. And while they offer Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

Phosphorus is a vital component to the health of plants, assisting in many biological processes that help to create strong stems and roots, aid in resistance to disease, and create a more productive plant overall. Phosphorus is derived from phosphate rock, deposits of which are Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Limestone Dryer

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Limestone Dryer Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a limestone dryer. The use of a rotary dryer is critical in many limestone processing operations. This project profile highlights a limestone dryer FEECO provided for Calcium Products to produce agricultural products. Click here to view Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Is a Rotary Drum or Disc Pelletizer Right for my Process?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum vs. Disc Pelletizer

During the pursuit of an effective non-pressure agglomeration solution, the choice between a rotary drum and a disc pelletizer often arises. To help determine the best equipment for your material and process, the following should be taken into consideration: recycle, throughput, and maintenance. Recycle. One Continue reading →

 

Rising Interest in Remineralization for Soil Restoration Efforts

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Remineralization

Reports of depleted soils and increasingly nutrient-deficient crops have littered headlines in recent years. Scientists around the world are calling for improved management of soils as the effects of long-term misuse become more evident and the struggle to feed a growing population puts agriculture under Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Thermal Processing Equipment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Thermal Processing Infographic

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on thermal processing equipment. Thermal processing is used throughout many industries as a way to process bulk solids for an intended process or product – whether through drying, cooling, chemical reaction, or physical change. This infographic covers the Continue reading →

 

Employee Spotlight: Brittany Thompson, Electrical Project Engineer/Quality Control

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

employee-spotlight-brittany-thompson

Brittany Thompson, Electrical Project Engineer/Quality Control, has been with the FEECO family for four years. Prior to her official hire date, Brittany made an impression as an intern, working on process automation software for the FEECO Innovation Center. After switching from a chemistry major, Brittany Continue reading →

 

A Guide to Finding the Right Aftermarket Service Provider

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A Guide to Finding the Right Aftermarket Service Provider

Maintaining an industrial processing operation often feels like a juggling act; the needs of the equipment must be balanced with production times and output requirements. Downtime and maintenance costs must be kept to a minimum. It is here that the right aftermarket services at the Continue reading →