Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 4 – Heat Transfer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Counter Current Rotary Dryer Design

The heat transfer properties of a material are also important to be aware of before sizing up your rotary dryer. It is possible for two materials to have the same percentage of moisture, but very different heat transfer properties, which will call for different drying Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 3 – Specific Heat

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Specific Heat

Another key factor in sizing a rotary dryer is determining the specific heat of a material. Specific heat is defined as how much energy it takes to raise 1 gram of material 1 degree Celsius. In more simple terms, it’s how resistant a material is Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 2 – Bulk Density

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design Series - Defining Your Material Part 2: Bulk Density

Bulk density is another characteristic that is important to know when sizing a rotary dryer. Bulk density is the weight of a material per a specific volume. Typically, this is calculated in pounds per cubic foot in US units or kg/m3 in metric units. Let’s Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Materials Part 1 – Percent Moisture

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Lab Testing

So you are in need of a rotary dryer. Where do you go from there? There are a lot of factors that come into play when determining the needs of a rotary dryer, and determining your needs can easily become overwhelming. Take it a step Continue reading →

 

Coming Soon: Rotary Dryer Design 101: A Series on What Goes into Designing the Right Rotary Dryer for the Job.

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Next week, FEECO will be releasing part one of a series covering the basics of designing a rotary dryer custom to a material. The eight part series will not only cover defining the material to be dried in terms of percent moisture, bulk density, specific Continue reading →

 

Namibia’s uranium industry boasts biggest growth potential

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The growth of Namibia’s uranium industry over the past four years has led South African engineering company Bateman Engineering GM: business development for sub-Saharan Africa Jon Kock to believe that uranium mining offers the biggest growth potential in the Southern African country. This is also Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Rotary Dryers Stand Out When it Comes to Thermal Processing

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Interior

When it comes to rotary dryers, let’s face it: we’re not the only ones who make them. So a lot of people ask us, why are Feeco’s rotary dryers any better than someone else’s. Although there are many reasons why Feeco stands out in the Continue reading →

 

Feeco’s Rotary Drums head to South Africa

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Rotary Dryer on truck

After much delay and many complications, Feeco International’s first of three rotary drums heading to South Africa started its journey yesterday, April 28, 2011. All three drums are participating in the Where Did You See Me program, in which people who spot the drum and Continue reading →

 

FEECO Attending the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s “Green Innovations”

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

April 20-21, 2011, Feeco will again be attending “Green Innovations,” an annual conference put on by The Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. This annual conference, along with the EMBI, is focused on getting together local businesses and community Continue reading →

 

FEECO International Expands to Australasia Region

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Feeco Australia

Feeco International, Inc. celebrated their 60th anniversary this St. Patrick’s Day by opening an office in Australia that will serve the Australasia region. Green Bay, WI (March 17, 2011) – This St. Patrick’s Day was a big day for Feeco International, Inc. Not only were Continue reading →