Rotary Dryers: Essential in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

rotary-dryers-in-the-fertilizer-industry

Rotary dryers have a long history in many industries, but perhaps most notably, in the fertilizer industry, where they are an essential component in processing minerals for fertilizers at mine sites, and for producing many of the fertilizer products on the market today. Rotary Dryers Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on processing phosphates for use in fertilizers. Phosphates are a key material in fertilizer production. This Slideshare presentation provides an overview on the process of producing Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP) and Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) – two of the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Factors should be Considered in Bucket Elevator Design?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

A FEECO bucket elevator.

Bucket elevators are an efficient means of transporting material from one location to another, though they do not necessarily come in a one-size-fits-all configuration. Due to their versatility in working with a wide range of materials and industries, bucket elevators must be specifically designed on Continue reading →

 

What Makes an Industry Leading Rotary Dryer Manufacturer?

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer

Rotary dryers are an essential component in a variety of industrial process settings. As the backbone of many industrial processes, efficiency, reliability, and longevity are key to a successful operation. For these reasons, when looking to purchase a rotary dryer, it is of the utmost Continue reading →

 

Farm Bill Supports Nutrient Management Efforts

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

After passing through the Senate in an 87-to-13 vote and the House in a 386-to-47 vote, the long-awaited and highly anticipated 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law by President Trump on December 20, 2018. The legislation, titled The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, governs Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Rotary Kiln Resource Recovery System

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Rotary Kiln Resource Recovery System

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a rotary kiln resource recovery system. The recovery and reuse of metals is becoming ever-more critical to meeting the demands of the growing global population. This project profile highlights a rotary kiln FEECO designed to recover Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tail End of a Belt Conveyor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Conveyor Tail End

This week’s photo shows the tail end of a belt conveyor. The conveyor is currently under construction at FEECO’s Fabrication Facility located in Green Bay, WI (USA). FEECO’s belt conveyors are available in configurations of 18” to 72” wide, and work with capacities of up Continue reading →

 

Double Shaft Paddle Mixers: The Choice for Heavy Duty Applications

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Paddle Mixer

When it comes to mixing bulk solids, few industrial mixers can stand up to the double-shaft paddle mixer. The paddle mixer, or pug mill, is often chosen for its ability to create a homogeneous mixture from both wet and dry ingredients, offering a versatile solution Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Systems: Supporting Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

rotary-kiln-complete-system

Rotary kilns are used across a number of industries to cause a chemical reaction or phase change in a material. This high temperature thermal treatment can be used to carry out a variety of different objectives, from catalyst activation to aluminum decoating. The number of Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Infographic on the Benefits of Manure Granulation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Infographic on the Benefits of Manure Granulation

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on the benefits of manure granulation. Large-scale farms are turning to manure granulation as a way to alleviate waste management woes, while even producing a profit in some cases, and most certainly reducing the farm’s reliance on outside Continue reading →