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

Whether a rotary drum is being used as a dryer, kiln, cooler, or otherwise, it is often a key process component in a production setting. As a result, downtime for the rotary drum can have the potential to hold an entire operation on idle. For Continue reading →

 

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

This article was authored by:

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

This article was authored by:

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 →

 

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

This article was co-authored by:

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?

This article was co-authored by:

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

This article was authored by:

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

This article was co-authored by:

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 →