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

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Copper in a Low-Carbon Economy Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on copper’s role in a low-carbon economy. Copper’s already important role in society continues to rise as efforts to move toward a low-carbon economy call for more copper than ever before. Sustainable Copper: Copper’s Role in a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Dryer with a Direct Drive

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Direct Drive Rotary Dryer

Today’s photo highlights a rotary dryer in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. The drum was recently painted, and will soon be ready for shipment. This particular dryer features our direct drive option, the mechanism that causes the drum to rotate. It eliminates the need for a girth Continue reading →

 

Benefits of Agglomeration in an SX-EW Process for Improved Copper Extraction

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Benefits of Agglomeration in an SX-EW Process for Improved Copper Extraction

Copper is a versatile metal used in many of the products that modern civilization relies on, from electronics to infrastructure. For decades, smelting has been the primary approach to copper extraction. Although this method has proven to be effective for high grade sulfide ores, it Continue reading →

 

Providing Sulfur to Crops is now Essential

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sulfur-Fertilizer-Production

Sometimes called the 4th macronutrient for its importance next to nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P), and potassium (K), sulfur (S) is a secondary nutrient required by plants for a number of physiological purposes.   Rising sulfur deficiencies have put sulfur in the spotlight in recent years, leading Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Agglomeration Equipment Brochure

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Agglomeration-Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on FEECO’s agglomeration equipment and systems. As the global leader in non-pressure (tumble growth) agglomeration, the FEECO brochure highlights the various types of equipment available, testing capabilities, and the many benefits of agglomeration. Click here to view the Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What’s the Difference Between a Rotary Dryer and a Rotary Kiln?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between a Rotary Dryer and a Rotary Kiln

Rotary dryers and rotary kilns share similar thermal processing functions, but each is intended for very different industrial applications. Rotary dryers operate at inlet temperatures between 600 and 1400ºF, and are predominately used to draw moisture out of a material. Rotary kilns, on the other Continue reading →

 

Increasing Efficiency with Process Training for Pelletizing

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Increasing Efficiency with Process Training for Pelletizing

While training is the cornerstone of many successful processes, it is especially critical when working with a disc pelletizing system. Pelletizing material on a disc pelletizer is considered a blend of both art and science; a number of variables must be balanced to maintain consistent Continue reading →

 

Choosing a Continuous Mixer Manufacturer

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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 →

 

Resource of the Week: Profile on Limestone and Gypsum Pelletizing

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Limestone-and-Gypsum-Pelletizing-Project-Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on limestone and gypsum pelletizing.  FEECO was commissioned to supply pelletizing equipment, including pin mixers, disc pelletizers, and a rotary dryer, for a Calcium Products limestone and gypsum facility.  Click here to view the profile.  To receive Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Direct Drive Assembly

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Direct Drive Assembly

This week’s photo highlights a rotary dryer’s direct drive assembly, the arrangement which causes the drum to rotate. The direct drive assembly is ideal for small to medium size drums running up to 75 horsepower. Here’s how it looks: A shaft is mounted to a Continue reading →