Innovation Center Upgrades Moisture Analysis Technology

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Real-time Moisture Analysis

In an effort to continuously improve process transparency and provide a seamless process development experience in the Innovation Center, yet another new technology has been added to the FEECO testing facility. The Innovation Center has seen substantial growth and development over the past several years, Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Profile on Pug Mills for Copper Concentrates

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Pug Mills for Copper Concentrates

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on pug mills for copper concentrates. Pug mills are a critical piece of equipment in processing copper concentrates for smelting – so critical in fact, that many companies will purchase two at a time – one as Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Indirect Batch Rotary Kiln

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Indirect Batch Kiln

Today’s photo shows an indirect batch rotary kiln in the FEECO Innovation Center. Indirect kilns heat solids to the point where a desired chemical reaction or phase change takes place. Unlike their direct-fired counterparts, indirect kilns are used when a material cannot come into contact Continue reading →

 

Pin Mixers: An Ideal Solution for Processing Ultra Fine Materials

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pin Mixer

Pin mixers are an industrial mixing solution ideal for mixing, conditioning, and agglomerating material fines in the presence of a binder. While paddle mixers are best-suited for heavy-duty materials such as ores, pin mixers excel in applications where extremely fine materials, such as powders, must Continue reading →

 

Activated Alumina Overview

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

activated-alumina-pellets

Activated alumina is a form of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) with a myriad of industrial uses. A recent industry report by Grand View Research estimates the activated alumina market will see a CAGR of 5.4% up to 2025, largely as a result of its use in Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Copper’s Role in a Low-Carbon Economy

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Copper's Role in a Low-Carbon Economy

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on copper’s role in a low-carbon economy. Copper is a critical material in the move toward a low-carbon economy. This infographic illustrates how copper is used in renewable energy and electric vehicle applications.   Click the image below Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are Common Paddle Mixer Applications?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Common Paddle Mixer Applications

Paddle mixers are relatively flexible devices, able to mix, condition, and agglomerate a diverse range of bulk solid materials. They are also adept at processing both liquid and solid feeds, and can be used as stand-alone pieces of equipment, or prior to processing in a Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Basics

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Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Bucket Elevators

If material needs to be moved vertically, chances are a bucket elevator is the ideal solution for the job. In fact, the versatility and configurability of this equipment make bucket elevators a common material handling system in a number of different industries. Listed below are Continue reading →

 

Manure Better than Inorganic Fertilizer, According to New Study

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

manure-fertilizer-study

A landmark study conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison has shown manure to provide better results in terms of crop yield and soil quality compared to the use of inorganic fertilizers. The study, Response of Soil Organic Carbon, pH, Electrical Conductivity, and Water Stable Aggregates Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Unitized Drive Base Brochure

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Unitized Drive Base Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on the FEECO Unitized Drive Base. FEECO’s own unitized drive base is a valuable tool in streamlining the installation, alignment, and maintenance of rotary drum drive components. Its unique design can provide quicker installation, savings in labor, and Continue reading →