Booming Catalyst Market Drives Demand for Rotary Kiln Repair Services

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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Catalysts are an irreplaceable tool in a wide range of industrial processes, from chemical synthesis to petroleum refining, and sustainability improvements, to name a few. Catalysts continue to play an increasing role in meeting the burgeoning demand for advanced materials and resource maximization that the Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments Infographic

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Infographic on Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on limestone and gypsum soil amendments. Limestone and gypsum are both critical soil conditioners that have been gaining in popularity over the years. This infographic covers their capabilities, how they are produced in granular form, as well as Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Warped Leaf Seal

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Warped Leaf Seal

This week’s photo shows a warped leaf seal. Extreme heat during a kiln’s operation caused the seal to curl away from the drum, and cool into this deformed shape. It was later replaced by a FEECO Aftermarket Engineer. Leaf seals minimize air leakage into the Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

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Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

Regardless of the material being handled or the configuration type being used, regular maintenance is absolutely essential to bucket elevators. In addition to preventing costly breakdowns, consistent bucket elevator maintenance provides a multitude of benefits such as improved safety and an increase in the life Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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FEECO will be among 75 exhibitors at the 8th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference September 4-6th in San Antonio, Texas. Panel sessions, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities will cover a variety of topics, from the outlook on North American shale, to opportunities in Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Gold Ore Belt Feeder

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a gold ore belt feeder. FEECO supplied a custom belt feeder for metering gold ore onto a conveyor at a specified rate for a mining company in South America. Click here to view the profile.  To Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Options in Rotary Kiln Air Flow?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Options in Rotary Kiln Airflow

Rotary kiln air flow configuration is an important consideration in  kiln design. Counter current and co-current are the different types of air flow options available, each offering distinct advantages and disadvantages. In co-current air flow configuration, the material and process gas flow in the same Continue reading →

 

Everything You Need to Know About Bucket Elevator Design

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Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Bucket Elevator

Bucket elevators are popular in a wide range of materials and industries. Regardless of their commonplace, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all configuration for this equipment. In order to manage the specific material challenges it will face, as well as complement an overall processing system, it is Continue reading →

 

Critical Minerals Strategy Emphasizes Need for Research & Development

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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A recently released report, entitled A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals, by the Department of Commerce, is calling for an increase in R&D activities around the minerals deemed as critical by the Department of the Interior. Dependence on imports Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Production of Activated Carbon

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Biomass to Activated Carbon Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the production of activated carbon through the pyrolysis of biomass. Processing biomass through pyrolysis can yield a variety of end products, from biocoal and biochar, all the way to activated carbon, with additional products in between. Continue reading →