All Blog Posts about ‘Agglomeration’

Rotary Drum or Pelletizing Disc?

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum or Pelletizing Disc

When it comes to agglomerating a material, people are often faced with the decision of choosing between a rotary drum agglomerator and a disc pelletizer. Though the choice may seem overwhelming at first, there are many things to take into account that will help you Continue reading →

 

Iron Ore Pelletizing Essential in Meeting Future Steel Needs

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Iron Ore

As the world leader in tumble growth agglomeration, FEECO provides a variety of services and equipment around pelletizing iron ore. Steel is an essential component in the modern world – from appliances and vehicles to energy and infrastructure, steel makes up much of the world Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Is a Rotary Drum or Disc Pelletizer Right for my Process?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum vs. Disc Pelletizer

During the pursuit of an effective non-pressure agglomeration solution, the choice between a rotary drum and a disc pelletizer often arises. To help determine the best equipment for your material and process, the following should be taken into consideration: recycle, throughput, and maintenance. Recycle. One Continue reading →

 

Rising Interest in Remineralization for Soil Restoration Efforts

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Remineralization

Reports of depleted soils and increasingly nutrient-deficient crops have littered headlines in recent years. Scientists around the world are calling for improved management of soils as the effects of long-term misuse become more evident and the struggle to feed a growing population puts agriculture under Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Coating Drum for Ammonium Sulfate

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Ammonium Sulfate Coating Drum Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a coating drum for ammonium sulfate. FEECO engineered and manufactured a custom coating drum for ammonium sulfate and sulfur bentonite. This project profile highlights how the coating drum works and how the FEECO flight simulator played Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Industrial Mixers in 3D

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Industrial Mixers

This week’s photo highlights FEECO’s industrial mixer options: the pin mixer, and pug mill, also known as a paddle mixer. Pin mixers are ideal for processing fine materials in the presence of a liquid binder. They consist of a central rotar shaft affixed with pins, Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Role of Screening in Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Role of Screening in Agglomeration

Screening is a process through which material or particles are segregated into groups based on their size. The undersize particles are segregated to one group, oversize particles in another, and on size yet another. Screening helps to ensure that feedstock is uniform and only material Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Agglomeration?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Sample pellets from FEECO's lab.

Agglomeration, the process of particle size enlargement, is used to solve material problems and improve product characteristics. In general, agglomerating a material can offer many benefits, including:     End product benefits– dust-free product handling, and improved product characteristics. Ex: The agglomeration of cattle manure Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on De-Dusting Fly Ash

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Pug Mill for De-Dusting Fly Ash Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on de-dusting fly ash with a pug mill. Pug mills are widely used for conditioning fly ash – a dusty by-product of coal-fired power generation – into a more easily handled material that doesn’t become windblown upon Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in Animal Feed

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

High Speed Mixer for Phosphate Animal Feed Granulation

Phosphorus is an essential component in the makeup of life on Earth. Not only is it a building block in growing healthy, strong plants, but it is also an important building block for humans and animals as well; most notably, phosphorus aids in a variety Continue reading →