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Question of the Week: What Conveyor Add-Ons does FEECO Offer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Conveyor Add-ons

FEECO’s conveyors can be designed with a variety of additional components to meet our customer’s exact specifications. We offer the following standard conveyor add-ons: Belt Trippers. Belt trippers are designed for material discharge control. They re-route the belting to discharge material at any point along Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Testing with a Flight Simulator?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Testing with the FEECO Flight Simulator

A rotary dryer’s flights, or material lifters, work by lifting the material and dropping it through an air steam. This process creates a curtain, or a shower of material spanning the width of the drum’s interior. The curtain maximizes heat transfer between the material and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why is Refractory Needed in a Rotary Kiln?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Refractory

Rotary kilns use high temperatures to cause a chemical reaction or physical change in a material. In most cases, these high temps would destroy an unprotected carbon steel shell, and for that reason, refractory is used. Direct-fired rotary kilns employ refractory; indirect-fired kilns do not. Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How can FEECO’s Aftermarket Service Team Assist with your Equipment Needs?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How Can FEECO's Aftermarket Service Team Assist with your Equipment Needs

The FEECO Aftermarket Service Team can cater to a variety of your needs, from field services such as equipment inspections, to the development of custom maintenance programs. Our team has the expertise to provide you with the best services in the industry. The FEECO Aftermarket Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Pelletizing Limestone?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What are the Benefits of Pelletizing Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock used in the agricultural industry as a soil amendment for raising soil pH. Traditional products such as powdered and agricultural lime have been used throughout the industry, both not without challenges. Pelletized lime has become an effective alternative. It is Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why Choose a Rotary Dryer for your Industrial Drying Needs?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer

Although a multitude of industrial drying technologies are on the market, rotary dryers have persevered throughout the decades as the favored choice of equipment in many settings. The following describes the many reasons in which the rotary dryer is often preferred. Customization. Rotary dryers can Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Top Applications for Rotary Dryers?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Top Applications for Rotary Dryers

Due to their flexibility in processing virtually any bulk solid material, rotary dryers have made their way into an abundance of industries around the globe. The following is a brief overview of some of the most common industries FEECO’s rotary dryers are employed. Agriculture Selected Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between an Agglomeration Drum and a Granulation Drum?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between an Agglomeration Drum and a Granulation Drum

Agglomeration drums and granulation drums are two of many terms used to describe rotary drum equipment. Granulation drums are typically used in the agricultural industry for fertilizer production. The tumbling motion inside of the drum creates uniform fertilizer granules that are easy to handle and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What does a Typical Micro-Pelletizing Setup Look Like?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Does a Typical Micropelletizing Setup Look Like

Micro-pelletizing can be carried out in a pin mixer, or in a pin mixer/disc pelletizer combination. Pin mixers alone often provide efficient results when full-scale pelletizing is not necessary, or when only smaller pellets or conditioning is needed. To begin, the pin mixer accepts the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between FEECO’s Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevator Styles?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevators

FEECO offers a selection of bucket styles for both centrifugal and continuous bucket elevators, to accommodate the demands of varying materials. We offer two centrifugal bucket styles: style AA and style AC. Both options feature a reinforced lip around the leading edge to avoid distortion Continue reading →