This Week’s Featured Articles: Clay Dryers, Rotary Dryer Quotes, and Coating Fertilizers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: The Role of Clay Dryers in Industrial Clay Processing In The Role of Clay Dryers in Industrial Clay Processing, we look at Continue reading →

 

Engineering a Coating Drum for Roofing Granules

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Roofing Granule Coating

Coating plays a pivotal role in producing roofing granules that not only provide the desired aesthetic appearance, but that can also withstand constant exposure to the elements. Uniformly and consistently coating granules to spec, however, can be a challenge.  One of the best ways to Continue reading →

 

Global Fertilizer Day 2021

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Global Fertilizer Day

Join us in celebrating Global Fertilizer Day!  October 13th is Global Fertilizer Day – a day dedicated to recognizing and raising awareness around the critical role fertilizers play in life on Earth.  As a leader in modern fertilizer production, FEECO is proud to continue serving Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Granular Fly Ash

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Granular Fly Ash, Pelletized (Pelletised) Fly Ash

This week’s photo shows agglomerated fly ash. Fly ash is a process by-product resulting from fines rising with flue gases during the production of power in coal-fired power plants. Although fly ash has traditionally been landfilled, it has been discovered as a valuable additive in Continue reading →

 

Biochar: Applications in Animal Husbandry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biochar in Animal Husbandry

While biochar has been garnering attention as a restorative soil amendment, it seems as if new uses for this ultra-porous material are cropping up all over the industrial landscape. Recently, biochar has been making waves in agriculture not for use as a soil amendment, but Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Rotary Kilns vs. Rotary Dryers, Using a Disc Pelletizer, Gypsum Material Characteristics

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer (Pan Granulator)

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Rotary Kilns vs. Rotary Dryers: What’s the Difference? In Rotary Kilns vs. Rotary Dryers: What’s the Difference?, we look at the key Continue reading →

 

Internals for Optimizing Rotary Drum Efficiency & Performance

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum

Rotary drums are used throughout a number of industries to carry out a range of different objectives, from conditioning to granulation (agglomeration), mixing, and coating. Part of their diverse applicability lies in the ability to customize their internals for a truly optimized processing solution.  In Continue reading →

 

Recommendations for Drying Potassium Sulfate (SOP) Fertilizer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The burgeoning potassium sulfate (SOP) fertilizer market is not just pushing demand for the increasingly popular alternative to potassium chloride (MOP); it’s also calling for more of the equipment needed to process the compound into a market-ready product, especially when it comes to drying – Continue reading →

 

Why Add a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing Operation?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Adding a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing (Pelletising) Operation

Some limestone pelletizing operations use a pin mixer to condition the material prior to processing it on a disc pelletizer. While this step is not required, adding a pin mixer to a limestone pelletization process offers many benefits to the overall agglomeration operation at hand, Continue reading →

 

Maintaining Your Phosphate Processing Operation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Maintaining your Phosphates Processing Operation

Phosphate processing is a demanding business; equipment is often subject to rigorous processing conditions. As such, maintaining equipment and operational efficiency is critical to avoiding costly downtime and repairs. While not exhaustive, the list below provides an overview of some of the common maintenance considerations Continue reading →

 


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