Photo of the Week: 3D Unitized Drive Base

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO Unitized Drive Base for Rotary Drums

Today’s photo highlights FEECO’s unitized drive base in 3D. The unitized drive base is mounting place for the rotary drum drive motor, reducer, and pinion gear. The drive is mounted on an adjustable one-piece base to allow for backlash adjustment of the pinion gear. The Continue reading →

 

A Look at Activated Carbon Thermal Regeneration

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

A Look at Activated Carbon Thermal Regeneration, 3D Model of a FEECO Rotary Kiln

Prized for its extremely porous surface area, the superior performance of activated carbon as an adsorbent lends itself to a number of applications spanning across a range of industries. One of the major benefits to activated carbon is that it is capable of being restored, Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Tire Grinding, Chicken Manure Granulation, and the Benefits of a Testing-Backed Tolling Facility

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Benefits of a Testing Backed Tolling Facility

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Tire & Trunnion Grinding FAQs Tire & Trunnion Grinding FAQs looks at how tire and trunnion grinding brings new life to load-bearing Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Tires

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Tire

Rotary drum tires, also known as riding rings, are a structural component of the rotary drum, facilitating smooth and concentric rotation and providing support to the drum shell.  What drum tires are available?  FEECO supplies tires in 1045, 4140, and 4340 stainless steel. Sizes are Continue reading →

 

Zinc Essential in Renewable Energy Future

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Zinc in Renewable Energy

Although less talked about than copper or aluminum, zinc is quietly slated to play a critical role in meeting future clean energy goals, a fact that was recently exemplified by its inclusion in Canada’s list of critical minerals.  Owing to its superior ability to protect Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Equipment is Used to Pre-Condition Material for Agglomeration?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Equipment Used to Precondition Material for Agglomeration, Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer)

Pre-conditioning, or preparing material for agglomeration, is critical to agglomeration success; it can help improve further processing, and create a more refined end product. FEECO offers the following pre-conditioning equipment: Rotary Dryer. A material must fall within a set moisture range to agglomerate effectively. Materials Continue reading →

 

Alumina: Processes and Uses

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized (Pelletised) Alumina

Alumina, or Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) is a chemical compound primarily known for its use in the production of aluminum – a metal slated for significant growth in the advance toward a low-carbon economy.   Prices of alumina have soared by 56% on the back of shutdowns Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: The Pyrolysis of Plastics to Fuel, Bedding Recovery from Manure, and Improving Flowability with Agglomeration

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Plastic to Fuel Conversion via Pyrolysis

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Conversion to Fuel via Pyrolysis Could be the Answer to the Plastics Plague Conversion to Fuel via Pyrolysis Could be the Answer Continue reading →

 

Choosing Between Take-up Options for Belt Conveyors

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Belt Conveyor Take-up Options

The take-up on a belt conveyor is a key component in maintaining proper belt tension, which contributes significantly to process and mechanical stability. Proper belt tension helps to ensure that the belt wears evenly, material is contained in the trough, and the belt runs centrally Continue reading →

 

Building the North American EV Supply Chain

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Building the North America EV Supply Chain

The future is clear: transportation electrification is upon us, and the US is kicking it into high gear, enlisting Canada as a key ally in building a secure EV supply chain. The two nations have committed to work together to not only mine the massive Continue reading →

 


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