All Blog Posts about ‘Photo of the Week’

Photo of the Week: DDGS Rotary Cooler

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo shows the interior of a rotary cooler. The material inside of the cooler is dried distillers grains with solubles, also known as DDGS. DDGS is a is a by-product of ethanol production, and can be used as an animal feed ingredient due to Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Advancing Flights

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights advancing flights in a rotary dryer. Advancing flights help to move, or advance material into a rotary dryer to prevent buildup near the wet feed discharge. Additionally, advancing flights give the material a chance to dry before they hit the next flights; Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Steep Incline Conveyor in 3D

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows a steep incline conveyor in 3D. FEECO’s steep incline conveyors are designed to move materials vertically, at angles ranging from 18-90 degrees, while still maintaining discharge and feed qualities of a standard belt conveyor. The advantages of FEECO’s design include: Less Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2017

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights FEECO’s exhibition booth at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. FEECO exhibited at the show July 11-13, 2017 in Kewaunee, Wisconsin (USA). Wisconsin Farm Technology Days showcases improvements in production agriculture, and includes research findings and technological developments. This three day outdoor event is Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Cold Gap Inspection

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows a combination of feeler gauges and a caliper, tools used to measure the space between the flotation blocks and inside face of the rotary drum tire, or the cold gap of the tire. The distance between the tire and flotation blocks Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Agglomeration Drum

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week is a 3D agglomeration drum. An agglomeration drum is a rotating, cylindrical drum which utilizes a tumble and grow action to form spherical granules in the presence of a liquid binder. More specifically, material and binder are fed into the drum Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Drafters from the 1950s

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights members of our drafting department, just years after FEECO’s founding. In the early 1950s, drafters positioned themselves at drawing boards and used pen or pencil to create equipment drawings by hand. As technology advanced through the years, drawing boards were eventually replaced with Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Troughed Belt Conveyor

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo is a 30” wide x 39’ long troughed belt conveyor under production at FEECO. The conveyor features a channel frame, ideal for use when long spans between supports are not required. FEECO’s troughed belt conveyors are available in configurations 18” to 72” Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Raw and Pelletized Gypsum

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows a raw and pelletized gypsum sample from the FEECO Innovation Center. Gypsum can present unique challenges, and for this reason, testing is often necessary to achieve successful gypsum processing. Customers come to the FEECO Innovation Center to test the feasibility of a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pug Mill Under Production

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights a pug mill under production at FEECO. The pug mill will be used in animal feed production. The large, stainless steel cover is a fume hood for the acid reaction that will take place in the mixer. A small pipe is installed Continue reading →