This Week’s Featured Articles: Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal, Disc Pelletizer Sizing, and Iron Ore Pelletizing Demand

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal In Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal, we take a look at the accelerating push to reuse spent Continue reading →

 

New Potash Production Coming Just in Time for Record Demand

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

New Potash Production in Time for Demand

Potash production is on the rise across the globe as demand for the nutrient continues to grow, thanks to a few global trends.  Several new projects and plant upgrades are in the works, especially when it comes to the increasingly popular MOP alternative, potassium sulfate Continue reading →

 

Challenges in Limestone Processing

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Limestone Processing Challenges

Limestone is a versatile commodity used to create products for agricultural, environmental, and industrial purposes. Cement, paint, soil amendments, and even breakfast cereals all contain this resourceful mineral. Of course, mined limestone is not naturally found in a suitable form for many of these products. Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Ore Agglomerators

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Ore agglomerator

Our photo this week shows two ore agglomerators, used in the heap leaching process to extract metals such as gold, silver, nickel, or copper from ore. Once ore is mined and crushed, it is placed inside a rotary drum agglomerator, along with a leachate solution. Continue reading →

 

Best Practices in Rotary Dryer Design

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design Best Practices

Rotary dryers offer a highly flexible solution to drying bulk solids ranging from specialty chemicals to minerals and ores. But with all this flexibility and opportunity for customization often comes confusion on what configuration will provide the most efficient solution for the job at hand.  Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Manure Granulation, Rotary Kiln Air Flow, and Drying Coke for Steel Production

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer for Coke Drying

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: From Raw Manure to Dry Granules In From Raw Manure to Dry Granules, we take a look at the two main approaches Continue reading →

 

Five Things to Look for When Selecting a Coating Drum

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

What to Look for in a Coating Drum Manufacturer

The coating drum continues to gain traction as a way to meet specialized product requirements in industries working with granular bulk solids; through the addition of a coating drum to an existing production line, producers can improve their ability to control handling characteristics, product performance, Continue reading →

 

Pelletized Gypsum Increasingly Favored by Growers & Producers

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pulverized vs. Pelletized Gypsum

Pulverized gypsum products were the standard for agricultural gypsum for many years, but as growers look to maximize their return on investment, they are increasingly turning toward pelletized gypsum – a premium alternative.  Pelletized gypsum offers several significant advantages over other forms of gypsum such Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Causes Rotary Dryer Misalignment?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Causes Rotary Dryer (Drier) Misalignment, Image of Worn Rotary Dryer Tire (Tyre)

Rotary dryer misalignment is oftentimes the result of improper base installation. Misalignment in the base will quickly spread through the rest of the drum, causing wear and damage to other drum components. In addition, misalignment can occur naturally over time as part of normal rotary Continue reading →

 

Mineral Drying

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Mineral Drying Featured Image, Rotary Drum Drying

Drying is a critical aspect of mineral processing; throughout the journey from ore to end product, the ability to control moisture content helps to reduce shipping costs, streamline downstream processing, and produce a refined product. While mineral dryers may appear the same as other industrial Continue reading →

 


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