All Blog Posts about ‘Photo of the Week’

Photo of the Week: Hooded Disc Pelletizer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a hooded disc pelletizer in the FEECO Innovation Center. Hoods are occasionally used during disc pelletizer operation to protect the operator from hazardous materials. Maintaining a safe work environment is a top priority for any industrial operation, and the hood helps Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Kiln Resource Recovery System

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a rotary kiln resource recovery system. FEECO worked with Xstrata Nickel (formerly Falconbridge) on a metal recycling process designed to recover nickel from waste materials such as spent batteries, catalysts, and other wastes. The system thermally treats the waste in a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Lignite Coal Conveyors

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a material handling system FEECO supplied to a US-based customer. The system was used to transport lignite coal, and included the following conveyors:     • 36” x 700’ (.9 x 213 m) conveyor with 180’ (55 m) lift (300 TPH) Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Traveling Belt Tripper

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo is a traveling belt tripper under fabrication. Traveling trippers are used to dislodge material off of the conveyor at designated locations between the terminal pulleys, traveling continuously at a constant speed for layered stacking. FEECO’s trippers are customized to accommodate your desired Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 2018 Phosphates Conference Booth

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights FEECO’s booth at the 2018 Phosphates Conference, currently taking place March 12-14th in Morocco. Shane Le Capitaine, Process Sales Engineer, is representing FEECO at booth #18. Phosphates 2018 is the premier gathering for senior decision makers in the fertilizer, feed and Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Kiln Inspection

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

In this week’s photo, a FEECO Aftermarket Engineer is checking for cracks in the refractory of a rotary kiln. Cracks periodically arise within the kiln’s refractory because certain areas are exposed to more direct heat. The area closest to the combustion chamber is the hottest, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Leveling Trunnion Bases

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows the leveling of trunnion bases. Leveling a rotary drum’s trunnion bases is part of a new drum installation, and is done prior to laser aligning the bases. The goal is to get the bases to within 1/16” with respect to spread, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Rotary Dryer Flight Curtain

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo is a 3D image of a rotary dryer flight curtain. Flights, or material lifters, are affixed to the interior of a rotary dryer. They work by picking material up, carrying it over, and showering it through an airstream as the drum rotates. Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Frac Sand Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week is a frac sand bucket elevator. FEECO designed and constructed several centrifugal-style bucket elevators for a frac sand processing plant located in Wisconsin. The various bucket elevator capacities were 10 TPH, 250 TPH, and 500 TPH, with the discharge heights of Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Indirect Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week is a 3D indirect rotary cooler. An indirect cooler consists of a rotary drum, stationary housing, water trough, and water collection system. These components work together to cool hot material within a controlled environment. The stationary housing encloses the rotary drum, Continue reading →