FEECO’s Australia Facility off to a Good Start

This article was authored by:

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 →

 

Indirect Fired Rotary Kiln Applications Part 1

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

In the thermal processing industry, rotary kilns are used to cause chemical reactions or state changes in varying materials. As discussed previously in Direct Fired Rotary Kilns vs. Indirect Fired Rotary Kilns: What’s the Difference, while direct fired rotary kilns and indirect fired rotary kilns Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Unique Unitized Base Helps Keep Installation and Maintenance Down Time to a Minimum

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Unitized Base

At Feeco International, we know that down time means money lost. That’s why we’ve developed our unique “unitized” drive base. We developed this unitized base with adjustment sole plate to minimize turn-around time not only during installation, but also during routine maintenance. This time-saver can Continue reading →

 

Feeco Working to Create a Local Supply of Carbon and Granular Fertilisers

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Recently in Condobolin, Australia, farmers who thought they were getting a great buy on bulk granular fertiliser from China, were disappointed to open their bags and find nothing but contaminated dirt – dirt that the Chinese government refuses to allow back into the country. Not Continue reading →

 

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

This article was authored by:

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 →