Waste to Value Case Study: SO2 Sludge

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Aside from being hazardous to our health, sulfur dioxide is one of the leading contributors in the formation of acid rain. Sulfur dioxide is produced in the burning of coal, often in utility plants. Coal, which naturally contains sulfur, mixes with oxygen during the burning Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value Case Study: Fly Ash

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

In an article by Robert McCabe, McCabe details the issues arising with safely disposing of mounting fly ash. Fly Ash is a fine, powder-like material, resulting from the burning of coal at power plants. As power needs increase, so do these resulting leftovers. Unfortunately, this Continue reading →

 

Batch Fluid Bed Dryer Cuts Down Time in Agglomeration Feasability Tests

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

FEECO Batch Fluid Bed Dryer (FEECO Lab)

Agglomeration feasibility tests are now running quicker than ever at Feeco International, with the help of a batch fluid bed dryer. Agglomeration feasibility tests often consist of running numerous trials to find just the right “recipe” for the desired pellet. In the past, during some Continue reading →

 

FEECO International is now hiring!

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

This is your opportunity to get into a great position in a family-oriented company. Founded in 1951, FEECO is an international business with a small business feel. FEECO International started out exclusively serving the fertilizer industry as a Fertilizer Engineering & Equipment Company. But over Continue reading →

 

Lab Testing & Tolling Capabilities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Virtual Lab - Pan Pelletizer

In the coming months, you may notice items being added to our literature page, and those that are already there, updating. This is part of FEECO International’s effort to bring you the most up-to-date information on what we have to offer our customers. Our newest Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Australia Facility off to a Good Start

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Australasia

AU Update: The recent opening of FEECO’s Australia-based batch lab, serving the Australasia region, has proven to spark much interest around the pacific rim, resulting in the development of several innovative projects. One such project, is geared at helping to take the pressure off of Continue reading →

 

Rotary Coolers: Convective vs. Indirect Water Deluge

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Cooler

Rotary coolers are often an integral part of a thermal process, cooling material as it exits a rotary kiln or rotary dryer, to a manageable temperature for the next step in the process. There are two main types of rotary coolers: a convective rotary cooler, Continue reading →

 

Indirect Fired Rotary Kiln Applications Part 3

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Previously, we looked at indirect fired rotary kilns in applications such as reactivating spent carbons, pulling valuable materials out of valueless carriers, and conducting thermal processes in inert environments. Now we will look at indirect fired rotary kilns in the application of processing finely divided Continue reading →

 

Desalination Sludge Results in Useful Material

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Two innovative companies are working together, as Feeco International works with a company in Australia to solve a Soda Ash material problem. This company has developed processes that reuse the once unusable sludge resulting from desalination. Desalination is the process by which salt is removed Continue reading →

 

Indirect Rotary Kiln Applications Part 2

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Depending on the circumstances, indirect fired rotary kilns can have many advantages over direct fired rotary kilns. One such advantage is when the required thermal processing is best done in an inert atmosphere. As an example, most carbonaceous solids will combust when at elevated temperatures Continue reading →