FEECO International Inc. http://feeco.com FEECO manufactures Thermal Processing, Agglomeration and Material Handling Equipment Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:15:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Benefits of the Granulation Drum in Granular Fertilizer Production http://feeco.com/benefits-of-the-granulation-drum-in-granular-fertilizer-production/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:15:52 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=16668
Granulation of fertilizer products provides some of the most viable ways to blend minerals to create a multi-nutrient fertilizer, allow for bulk storage and packaging, as well as provide ease of handling and application. One piece of equipment that has become known for its consistency…
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Resource of the Week: Slideshare on Copper’s Role in a Low-Carbon Economy http://feeco.com/resource-of-the-week-slideshare-on-coppers-role-in-a-low-carbon-economy/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:30:53 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=27886
This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on copper’s role in a low-carbon economy. Copper’s already important role in society continues to rise as efforts to move toward a low-carbon economy call for more copper than ever before. Sustainable Copper: Copper’s Role in a…
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Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Agglomeration? http://feeco.com/question-of-the-week-what-are-the-benefits-of-agglomeration/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:15:11 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=15613
Agglomeration, the process of particle size enlargement, is used to solve material problems and improve product characteristics. In general, agglomerating a material can offer many benefits, including:     End product benefits– dust-free product handling, and improved product characteristics. Ex: The agglomeration of cattle manure…
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Argentina Looks for Frac Sand to Reduce Shale Drilling Costs http://feeco.com/argentina-looks-for-frac-sand-to-reduce-shale-drilling-costs/ Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:30:30 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=27917
Once heavily reliant on imports, the US is now the world’s undisputed leader in oil and gas production, according to the International Energy Agency’s Executive Director, Faith Birol in a recent statement. The title comes as the result of advancements that have allowed drillers to…
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Resource of the Week: Project Profile on De-Dusting Fly Ash http://feeco.com/resource-of-the-week-project-profile-on-de-dusting-fly-ash/ Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:30:13 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=27881
This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on de-dusting fly ash with a pug mill. Pug mills are widely used for conditioning fly ash – a dusty by-product of coal-fired power generation – into a more easily handled material that doesn’t become windblown upon…
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Employee Spotlight: Loren Prost, Drafting Coordinator http://feeco.com/employee-spotlight-loren-prost-drafting-coordinator/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:15:49 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=28063
Loren Prost has served as the FEECO Drafting Coordinator for nearly 23 years, providing oversight to the design team and assisting in the development and implementation of detailed design standards. He also works hand-in-hand with the production team to ensure drawing workflow is streamlined so…
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Processing Phosphates for Use in Animal Feed http://feeco.com/processing-phosphates-for-use-in-animal-feed/ Thu, 02 Aug 2018 12:15:55 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=18047
Phosphorus is an essential component in the makeup of life on Earth. Not only is it a building block in growing healthy, strong plants, but it is also an important building block for humans and animals as well; most notably, phosphorus aids in a variety…
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Resource of the Week: Infographic on the Benefits of Agglomeration http://feeco.com/resource-of-the-week-infographic-on-the-benefits-of-agglomeration/ Wed, 01 Aug 2018 12:30:20 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=27877
This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on the benefits of agglomeration. Agglomeration, or particle size enlargement, is widely used to process bulk solids for improved performance, handling, appearance and more. This infographic covers the many economic, environmental, raw material, process, and product benefits that…
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Photo of the Week: 3D Rotary Kiln Dam http://feeco.com/photo-of-the-week-3d-rotary-kiln-dam/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:15:44 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=21699
This week’s photo highlights a rotary kiln dam in 3D. Oftentimes, it is necessary to increase retention time and/or bed depth in a kiln. This is achieved through the use of a dam. A rotary kiln dam works by forcing material to build up behind…
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Pug Mill Capabilities Offer Ideal Processing in Key Settings http://feeco.com/pug-mill-capabilities-offer-ideal-processing-in-key-settings/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:30:32 +0000 http://feeco.com/?p=27900
Pug mills, also commonly referred to as paddle mixers, are widely employed in a variety of processes transversing many industries. Flexibility in mixing, agglomerating, and conditioning make the capabilities of the pug mill applicable to a wide range of bulk solids. The unique medium-shear action…
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