Choosing a Continuous Mixer Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Continuous Pin Mixer

Continuous mixers play a vital role in a wide array of industrial process settings, de-dusting materials, promoting product uniformity, streamlining downstream processes, and so much more. And while the capabilities of a continuous mixer are many, so too are the number of manufacturers offering these Continue reading →

 

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

Catalysts continue to play a growing role in modern industry, carrying out an array of processes that otherwise might not be possible, promoting more sustainable industries through efficient processing, reducing toxic emissions, and more.  Unfortunately, as the use of catalysts grows, so too does the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are Rotary Dryer Knocking Systems?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Knocking Systems

Knocking systems are physical enhancements placed on the exterior of a rotary dryer to counteract sticking inside of the drum. They are most commonly fitted on the inlet end of the dryer where material entering in is the most wet and tacky. Build-up can occasionally Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: The Gypsum Wallboard Market, Processing & Uses of Alumina, and the Benefits of Pin Mixers in Pelletizing Limestone

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Gypsum Wallboard Market Seeing Significant Growth Gypsum Wallboard Market Seeing Significant Growth looks at the factors behind the growing demand for gypsum Continue reading →

 

The Basics of Drying Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Drying Gypsum

As the gypsum industry knows, changes in a material’s moisture content will influence manufacturing in many different ways. For example, a reduction in moisture can greatly impact material handling or prepare gypsum for subsequent steps in the manufacturing process. Gypsum dryers, also known as rotary Continue reading →

 

Tire and Trunnion Grinding: Critical Rotary Drum Maintenance

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tire (Tyre) and Trunnion Grinding

A rotary drum in any industrial process setting, whether it is serving as a dryer, cooler, kiln, or agglomeration drum, is a critical component in the process loop; in most cases, if the rotary drum is offline, the remainder of the process must go down Continue reading →

 

Drying Sugar Beets With a Rotary Dryer for use in Animal Feed

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Drying Sugar Beets with a Rotary Dryer (Drier) for use in Animal Feed

Sugar beet pulp, a by-product of extracting sugar from sugar beets, has been receiving growing attention in agriculture as of late for its value as an alternative to corn silage and because of the many benefits it can offer to livestock producers. And as the Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Dual Drive Bucket Elevator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Dual Drive Bucket Elevator

This week’s photo comes to us from a facility in Wisconsin where FEECO engineered and built several bucket elevators for handling frac sand. The bucket elevator shown in the photo features dual 50HP Shaft Mount Drives. Frac sand has been in the spotlight lately, as Continue reading →

 

Challenges in Gypsum Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Challenges in Gypsum Processing

From drywall to soil amendments, and even tofu, gypsum products surround the average person every day. In fact, the United States alone consumes more than 30 million tons of gypsum annually. Gypsum has many unique characteristics that contribute to its popularity, and gypsum processing works Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: The Calcination of Spodumene Ore, The Differences Between Centrifugal and Continuous Bucket Elevators, and The Impact of the Electric Vehicle Market on US Copper Production

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Direct Fired Rotary Kiln for Spodumene

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: The Role of the Calciner in the Extraction of Lithium From Spodumene The Role of the Calciner in the Extraction of Lithium Continue reading →

 


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