This Week’s Featured Articles: Custom Tolling Services, Limestone Drying, and Africa’s Journey to Potash Fertilizer Production

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tolling Center Product - Before & After

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: FEECO Tolling Center Fills Gap in Custom Tolling FEECO Tolling Center Fills Gap in Custom Tolling looks at the diverse bulk solids Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Girth Gears

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Girth Gear

Girth gears are part of the drive assembly of a rotary drum. This assembly type uses interlocking girth and pinion gears to drive rotation of the drum.  What gears are available?  FEECO can provide gears ranging in size from 60” to 180” in diameter in Continue reading →

 

New Potash Production Coming Just in Time for Record Demand

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potash fertilizer production is on the rise across the globe as demand for the nutrient is expected to hit a record high in 2021 thanks to a few growing trends.  Several new projects and plant upgrades are in the works, especially when it comes to Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Role does Green Strength Play in Agglomeration?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Role Does Green (Wet) Strength Play in Agglomeration?

Green strength, also known as wet strength, refers to a pellet’s strength prior to drying. Pellets need a certain amount of strength to withstand the number of drop points during processing; this includes leaving the agglomeration equipment such as the pan pelletizer or drum agglomerator, Continue reading →

 

Applying Activated Carbon for A Better Environment

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Activated Carbon for a Better Environment

Activated carbon is a powerful adsorbent, widely used across a host of industries to remove contaminants or undesirable components from liquids and gases. It is especially valuable in pollution control and recovery efforts, with recent market reports predicting a healthy outlook, largely based around demand Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Fertilizer Coating Drums, Challenges in Limestone Processing, and Mineral Pelletizing

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fertilizer Coating Drum

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Improving the Fertilizer Coating Process With a Coating Drum Improving the Fertilizer Coating Process With a Coating Drum looks at the fertilizer Continue reading →

 

Common Disc Pelletizer Issues (and How to Overcome Them)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Common Disc Pelletizer Issues and How to Resolve Them

Disc pelletizers (pan granulators) are an invaluable tool in processing powders and fines into easily handled, dust-free agglomerates fit for use in any industry.  One of the primary reasons for which this type of agitation agglomeration device is chosen, is for the high level of Continue reading →

 

Wanted: Copper for Smart Cities

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Copper Wanted for Smart Cities

Between electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies, demand for copper has never been higher, but a growing trend looks like it will also be infringing on copper supplies with its own demands.  New research coming out of the International Copper Association shows that the demand Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Fertilizer Granulation Plant

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Granulation Plant

This week’s photo highlights a fertilizer granulation plant. The pilot plant is equipped with granulation, drying, cooling, and coating capabilities. A granulation drum is pictured at the top of the photo, a coating drum is at the bottom left, and a rotary dryer is pictured Continue reading →

 

Electronic Waste Recycling: A Global Problem in Need of Solutions

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

E-waste Recycling Solutions

Electronic waste, or e-waste, encompasses everything from old cellphones, to VCR’s, fax machines, TV’s, and everything in between. As the world and its inhabitants become increasingly dependent on technology, levels of electronic waste are reaching unprecedented heights, with the world in desperate need of a Continue reading →

 


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