Using Agglomeration to Improve the Flowability of Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The flow properties of a bulk solid can have a significant impact on process efficiency and the success of the end product. And while bins, hoppers, and the like are often designed to minimize such issues, agglomeration can be a valuable tool in improving the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Pelletizing Limestone?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Limestone is a sedimentary rock used in the agricultural industry as a soil amendment for raising soil pH. Traditional products such as powdered and agricultural lime have been used throughout the industry, both not without challenges. Pelletized lime has become an effective alternative. It is Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment.   Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to Continue reading →

 

FEECO Featured in PotashWorks Magazine

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO is being featured in the 2018 issue of PotashWorks magazine, the industry’s go-to resource for the latest news and advancements in all things potash. FEECO has been involved in the potash industry since our founding in 1951. We’ve become the industry’s leading provider of Continue reading →

 

Tailings Retreatment: The Next Big Revenue Source for the Mining Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tailings, or the material remaining after a valuable component has been separated from the gangue, have long plagued the mining industry with management costs, liability risks, and disposal challenges. Due to their toxicity, tailings pose a number of risks if not properly managed. Furthermore, the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why Choose a Rotary Dryer for your Industrial Drying Needs?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Although a multitude of industrial drying technologies are on the market, rotary dryers have persevered throughout the decades as the favored choice of equipment in many settings. The following describes the many reasons in which the rotary dryer is often preferred. Customization. Rotary dryers can Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Unitized Drive Base

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights FEECO’s unitized drive base in 3D. The unitized drive base is mounting place for the rotary drum drive motor, reducer, and pinion gear. The drive is mounted on an adjustable one-piece base to allow for backlash adjustment of the pinion gear. The Continue reading →

 

New Content Alert: November 2017

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Over the past few weeks, the FEECO website has seen some exciting additions of new content, including information regarding bauxite, alumina, and aluminum processing, as well as three new brochures. New Material Pages We have added a number of new material processing pages in response Continue reading →

 

R&D Around Driving Value from Red Mud Increases

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Red mud is a byproduct of aluminum production, in which alumina is extracted from bauxite ore via the Bayer process. Unfortunately, for each ton of aluminum produced, around 1-2 tons of red mud are also produced, creating a massive amount of industrial waste to manage. Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Top Applications for Rotary Dryers?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Due to their flexibility in processing virtually any bulk solid material, rotary dryers have made their way into an abundance of industries around the globe. The following is a brief overview of some of the most common industries FEECO’s rotary dryers are employed. Agriculture Selected Continue reading →