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 →

 

Question of the Week: What Factors Should be Considered When Selecting a Coating for Agglomerates?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

When it comes to coating agglomerates, the multitude of coating options available makes it a sometimes overwhelming decision as to which one to choose. Consider the following factors when determining the ideal coating for your agglomerates. Industry and application. Industry and/or end product use may Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights a 3D bucket elevator. FEECO offers both continuous and centrifugal bucket elevators, all designed and manufactured to meet the needs of the unique material to be transported. Continuous bucket elevators are predominantly used when gentle material transportation is required, such as with fragile Continue reading →

 

New Content Alert: Project Profiles and a Thermal Processing Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Over the past few weeks, the FEECO website has seen many exciting additions of new content, including a variety of project profiles and an infographic on thermal processing equipment. Project Profiles: Hammer Mill for Manure Granules FEECO often provides hammer mills as part of an Continue reading →

 

Copper’s Role in a Low Carbon Economy

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

With focus on efforts to achieve a low carbon economy continuing to grow, experts are predicting that such a shift could mean big changes for some minerals and metals. One metal that is expected to be a cornerstone of a low-carbon future is copper. Known Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How Can a Pipe Reactor Benefit your Process?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

A pipe reactor is an acid-base reaction vessel that can be incorporated into an agglomeration drum for the production of various, inorganic fertilizers. While the pipe reactor is not required in a system, it can add immense value to a process in terms of energy Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Washboarding on a Rotary Drum Tire

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights washboarding on a rotary drum tire. Washboarding is indicated by the vertical grooves that extend the length of the tire, and it is caused by abnormal skewing of the trunnion wheels, or trunnion wheel mis-alignment. FEECO offers a tire grinding service Continue reading →

 

A Look at Conditioning Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Conditioning is a term used frequently in the field of bulk solids processing to describe a wide range of material treatments, be it for a raw material, a byproduct, or a finished product. Conditioning is an important component in the processing of bulk solids, allowing Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do Leaf Seals Work?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO’s leaf seals are designed to minimize air leakage into a rotary dryer or rotary kiln. We offer both single and double leaf seals. The single leaf seal consists of a series of overlapping spring steel plates that are mounted to the housing and ride Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Hammer Mill

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo is a hammer mill in 3D. The FEECO hammer mill is designed to reduce dry and semi-moist materials, specifically granulated or pelletized materials, to the product range of minus 4 mesh to plus 20 mesh. Commonly processed materials include aggregates, minerals, ores, Continue reading →