All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Cooler’

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 →

 

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 →

 

Photo of the Week: 1961 Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

This week’s photo shows a rotary cooler, with flights affixed to the drum’s interior. The photo was taken in 1961, just ten years after FEECO was founded. Flights play a large role in industrial cooling, as they increase the efficiency of transfer between the material Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Cooler Flights

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

This week’s photo reveals the flights in a rotary cooler. The flights, also known as fins, are fastened to the interior of the cooler in order to increase heat transfer efficiency. Flights work by scooping up the material inside the drum and dropping it through Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Cooler

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Rotary Cooler

Our photo this week is a rotary cooler. Since 1951, FEECO has played a large role in the thermal processing industry, supplying customers with rotary coolers around the world for a variety of industries. FEECO’s coolers are constructed of a robust drum, and use chilled Continue reading →

 

An Introduction to Potash Cooling

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Potash Cooling

Potash coolers are an important step in the potash manufacturing process. While a straightforward task, it is still a large undertaking that requires flexibility and expertise in order to finish with a better potash product overall. Why Use a Potash Cooler Potash coolers provide a Continue reading →

 

Choosing an Industrial Cooler: Rotary Coolers vs. Fluid Bed Coolers

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Coolers

From foods to minerals, a variety of industries use industrial coolers to add efficiency to material processing. When selecting industrial cooling equipment, a choice is frequently made between using a rotary cooler or a fluid bed cooler. While many parallels can be drawn between the Continue reading →

 

Improved Roofing Granule Production through Engineered Equipment

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Roofing Granule Processing

Asphalt shingles are the leading choice for residential roofing in the United States. They are affordable, durable, low maintenance, versatile, and have proven effective in the roofing industry for almost 100 years. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association estimates that 4 out of 5 homes are Continue reading →