Resource of the Week: Brochure on Conveyor Systems

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Conveyor-Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on conveyor systems. The brochure highlights FEECO belt conveyors and material handling systems. Capacity and horsepower estimation charts, as well as project profiles, are also included. Click here to view the brochure. To receive weekly articles, new resources, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Iron Ore Pellets

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment. Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to help Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Retention Time

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design

Retention time, also called residence time, is the amount of time that the material must be processed in the rotary dryer in order to achieve the desired results. The retention time required for a given application is determined through balancing the necessary process parameters – Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixers in Fertilizer Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pug-Mills-in-Fertilizer-Production

Pugmill Mixers, also known as paddle mixers, are a type of continuous mixer used throughout many industries to carry out mixing, agglomerating, and conditioning of liquid and solid feed combinations. They have become indispensable in de-dusting fly ash, mixing copper concentrates for smelter production, and Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on Rotary Dryers in the Frac Sand Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Rotary-Dryers-for-Frac-Sand

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on rotary dryers in the frac sand industry. This Slideshare presentation provides an overview on how rotary dryers are used in the frac sand industry, including why rotary dryers are chosen over fluid bed dryers and common Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Materials are Commonly Agglomerated?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Materials are Commonly Agglomerated

The use of agglomeration to solve material problems and improve material characteristics has made its way into numerous industries around the globe, with new applications continually on the rise. A list of industries, and some of the materials commonly agglomerated in them, include: Ag Chemicals Continue reading →

 

Pelletized Lime vs. Ag Lime (and Other Imposters)

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized Limestone

Lime is an excellent soil amendment for applications looking to correct an unbalanced pH and promote nutrient absorption. However, not all lime products are made the same, and within this group of products there is one form that consistently stands out as an exceptional solution: Continue reading →

 

Options in Customizing Belt Conveyors

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Belt-Conveyor-Customization-Options

The needs of a bulk solids handling operation can vary significantly and are often incredibly specific from one application to the next. As a result, customization has become a cornerstone of material handling systems, allowing belt conveyors to be expertly applied to any operation. The Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Pelletizing EAF Dust

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on pelletizing EAF dust. FEECO supplied several disc pelletizers and belt conveyors to a major US minerals recycler for pelletizing the byproduct Electric Arc Furnace Dust (EAF) into a more usable form.   Click here to view Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pug Mill Under Production

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill (Paddle Mixer) Under Production

Today’s photo highlights a pug mill under production at FEECO. The pug mill will be used in animal feed production. The large, stainless steel cover is a fume hood for the acid reaction that will take place in the mixer. A small pipe is installed Continue reading →