All Blog Posts about ‘Photo of the Week’

Photo of the Week: Disc Pelletizer Design and Manufacturing

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Today’s photo highlights a disc pelletizer project, showcasing FEECO’s scope of work from drawings by our drafters and design team, all the way through to robust equipment manufacturing. The equipment was produced for a repeat customer, and weighs over 53,000 pounds, stands 18 feet high, and Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pins in a Pin Mixer

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights the pins, or rod-like mechanisms, in a pin mixer. Pin mixers are a diverse industrial mixing solution, ideal for blending, conditioning, agglomerating, and de-dusting fine materials. They can work as a stand-alone piece of equipment, or as a precursor to pelletization Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Frac Sand Dryer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week highlights a frac sand dryer. Internal flight design and placement was customized to maximize heat transfer between the frac sand and drying air, utilizing full curtain flighting. Additionally, the flights were bolted to the interior of the drum shell for easy Continue reading →

 

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 →