All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Cooler’

Photo of the Week: 3D Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Our photo this week is a 3D rotary cooler. Rotary coolers are a common equipment of choice when it comes to cooling bulk solids. They utilize direct contact between the material and cooling air, in combination with lifting flights, to maximize heat transfer between the material Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: DDGS Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

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 →

 

Processing of Nickel Laterite Ores on the Rise

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

While nickel is perhaps most commonly known for its use in coins, it is also an important material in many industrial processes. Nickel’s high melting point, ductility, and resistance to corrosion when alloyed lends itself to a wide range of industrial applications and materials, making Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Differences Between FEECO’s Drive Assemblies?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO offers a variety of options in drive assemblies for your rotary dryer, cooler, kiln, or granulation drum, all selected based on the requirements of the application. Chain and Sprocket Drive Assembly Chain and sprocket drive assemblies are ideal for smaller drums running up to Continue reading →

 

Fly Ash & the Lightweight Aggregate Market

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

In 2015, the global fly ash market was estimated to be valued at 40 billion USD. A recent industry analysis by Research Nester anticipates the market will reach an estimated 70 billion USD by the end of 2023 – a 7.1% CAGR owing to increasing Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Cooler Under Construction

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo highlights a nearly completed rotary cooler in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. FEECO is a one-stop shop when it comes to custom rotary coolers. From conducting thermal feasibility tests in our Innovation Center, engineering and manufacturing coolers around the unique material to be processed, Continue reading →

 

Rotary Cooler for DDGS

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Rotary Cooler for DDGS

Customer: United Wisconsin Grain Producers (UWGP) Plant Location: Wisconsin, USA Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: 9′ Dia. x 50′ Long Rotary Cooler Material Handled: Dried Distillers Grains (DDGS) Engineer: FEECO International, Inc. Process: As a pioneer in the agriculture industry with a global reputation for custom Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Cooling Potash?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Though not always needed, a cooling step in potash processing is often utilized after the drying stage. Cooling the material offers many benefits to the end-product, as well as to the processing operation, such as: Increased efficiency: adding a potash cooler means the agglomerated product Continue reading →

 

Enhanced Rotary Dryer Lifter Design Using a Lifter Simulator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

  Industrial drying may seem like a straightforward process, but in reality, many factors must be considered to create the most effective drying solution that maximizes heat transfer efficiency. The material to be processed, lifter design and pattern should all be taken into account when Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why are Flights Used in a Rotary Dryer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Flights, also known as “fins” or “material lifters,” are commonly used in both rotary dryers and coolers to maximize heat transfer between the material and the drying or cooling air. Affixed to the interior of the drum, they pick up the material as the drum Continue reading →