Feeco Attends Biogas East & Midwest

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Feeco Attends Biogas East & Midwest

Biogas has been a popular topic of discussion lately, as the need for energy increases, and sources are being run dry. Sometimes referred to as swamp gas, landfill gas, or digester gas, biogas is generated from anaerobic digesters such as animal manure, sewage, and municipal Continue reading →

 

A Smart Place to Put Carbon

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Carbon

With the ongoing climate change debate around the world, an emphasis has been put on reducing the level of CO2 in the atmosphere, in order to lessen the Green House effect. The burning of coal, has come under scrutiny lately, as a major contributor to Continue reading →

 

Direct Fired Rotary Kiln vs. Indirect Fired Rotary Kiln: What’s the Difference?

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Direct Fired Rotary Kilns vs. Indirect Fired Rotary Kilns

In the thermal processing industry, often times a rotary kiln is used to process a wide variety of feed material – from waste sludges to high-value minerals. Within the rotary kiln industry, there are two major subsets: direct fired rotary kilns, and indirect fired rotary Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kilns vs. Rotary Dryers: What’s the Difference?

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kilns vs. Rotary Dryers

When it comes to thermal processing, how do you know if you need a rotary kiln, or a rotary dryer? Though these two products share similar thermal processing principles, they are used in very different applications. While rotary kilns can dry a product, their main Continue reading →

 

Feeco Breaks into Rotary Kiln Industry

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln

For the past sixty years, Feeco International has made a name for itself in the thermal processing industry, supplying equipment and solutions to several industries. As an industry leader, thousands of companies have come to rely on Feeco’s expertise in the design, implementation, and service Continue reading →

 

Advancement in Fertiliser Technology

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

fertiliser crop technology

Though Feeco International’s Australia lab facility has been open only a short time, already, exciting things are taking place. This past week, a company spent the week running tests in Feeco’s lab. These tests were looking at the potential of improving on an old, but Continue reading →

 

FEECO has Unique Advantage

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

Feeco has been in business for over 60 years, supplying engineering and equipment to thousands of companies all over the world, and is continuing to grow. But what allows a company, started by one man in Green Bay, Wisconsin, to stay in business for so Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Flight Design

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Flights in a Rotary Dryer

Another key phase in rotary dryer design is determining the best flights to use inside the rotary dryer. Flights are like specially designed fins, that pick up the material as the rotary drum rotates, and then gradually drop the material through the stream of gas, Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Retention Time

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Another characteristic to look at is the size of pellets. This will combine with specific heat, heat transfer, and percent moisture to help determine the retention time, or the amount of time the material needs to be in the dryer. In turn, the retention time Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Atmosphere

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Atmosphere

What does atmosphere have to do with rotary dryer design, you ask? Well actually, a lot. The needs of a rotary dryer can differ greatly from region to region, due to different climates. Things like humidity, temperature, and elevation can play a big part in Continue reading →