New Content Alert: A Project Profile and Two Infographics

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Over the past week, the FEECO website has seen some exciting additions of new content, including a project profile on copper ore drums, as well as two new infographics. Project Profiles: Copper Ore Drums FEECO provided two heavy-duty agglomeration drums for agglomerating copper ore in Continue reading →

 

Everything You Need to Know on Rotary Kiln Refractory

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Refractory, or the lining utilized on the interior of rotary kilns, is a critical component in ensuring process efficiency and prolonging the life of a rotary kiln. Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about refractory, including how it works, the different types, and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Materials are Commonly Agglomerated?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

The use of agglomeration to solve material problems and improve material characteristics has made its way into numerous industries around the globe, with new applications continually on the rise. A list of industries, and some of the materials commonly agglomerated in them, include: Ag Chemicals Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference Booth

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights FEECO’s exhibition booth at the 6th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference. The conference took place September 28-29th in Houston, Texas (USA). Dan Baxter, Equipment Sales, represented FEECO at the booth. “We were glad to be a part of this conference” said Continue reading →

 

New Content Alert: Project Profiles and Second Agglomeration Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

This week, several project profiles and an infographic on types of agglomeration have been added to the FEECO website. Project Profiles: Iron Ore Balling Drums Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) was looking to expand their facility to meet a higher capacity. FEECO engineered 4 Continue reading →

 

Bulk Solids Drying & Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The field of bulk solids is incredibly diverse, encompassing industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to fertilizers and process by-products. Processing bulk solids into a ready feedstock or end product can involve an array of process techniques, from crushing and mixing to high temperature techniques Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is Micro-Pelletizing?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Micro-pelletizing is the process of agglomerating material fines into small pellets. This differs from traditional pelletizing, in that it produces much smaller pellets, typically around 20-60 mesh. Pin mixers are the equipment of choice when it comes to micro-pelletizing; they can be used as a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pellets from the FEECO Innovation Center

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights various pellet samples produced in the FEECO Innovation Center.   The Innovation Center offers pelletization test work to transform raw material fines or dusts into round, spherical pellets as outlined in today’s featured photo. Test work is designed around each customer’s unique Continue reading →

 

New Content Alert: Project Profiles and an Agglomeration Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The FEECO website has seen many exciting additions of new content this past week, with new project profiles and an infographic on the benefits of agglomeration being added. Project Profiles: Frac Sand Dryer The frac sand market is again booming, prompting increased demand for sand Continue reading →

 

Biochar Holds Potential for Drastic Reduction of Healthcare Costs and Air Pollution

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Yet another application for biochar looks to be on the horizon; a growing number of studies are proving that biochar could be an effective tool in managing air quality, with one study finding that the charcoal-like material has the potential to significantly reduce air quality-related Continue reading →