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

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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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

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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 →

 

Introduction to Activated Carbon

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Introduction to Activated Carbon

Activated carbon, sometimes called activated charcoal, is a unique adsorbent prized for its extremely porous structure that allows it to effectively capture and hold materials. Widely used throughout a number of industries to remove undesirable components from liquids or gases, activated carbon can be applied Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixer Design & Customization

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pug Mill (Paddle Mixer) Design and Customization

A pugmill mixer, or paddle mixer, is a horizontal, continuous industrial mixer used in a variety of applications for processing bulk solids to achieve a range of objectives. These rugged mixing units are highly flexible and have become an essential tool in many processes. They Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Pelletizing Webpage

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource showcases our pelletizing webpage. Pelletizing is an essential agglomeration technique used in many industries to process powdered materials into round pellets that are easier to transport and handle, and are significantly less dusty. Click here to go to the pelletizing page! Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is a Rotary Kiln Bed Disturber?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is a Rotary Kiln Bed Disturber

Bed disturbers are used in both direct and indirect-fired rotary kilns to promote uniform heating of the material. The bed of material should roll, not slide, throughout the kiln in order to expose fresh material to the process. This rolling action allows for even heat Continue reading →