World Copper Production at a Glance

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

World Copper Production at a Glance

Copper is an essential component in many of the products that make up the world around us. Ductility, malleability, and superior conductivity of heat and electricity, are just a few of the properties that make this unique metal so useful across a broad range of Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Webpage on Mining Industry Capabilities

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Mining Capabilities Webpage

This week’s highlighted resource is a web page on our capabilities in the mining industry. FEECO has a global reputation in serving the mining industry and its many subsets through material testing, aftermarket services, process design and custom equipment. This web page provides an overview Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Causes Refractory Failure in a Rotary Kiln?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Causes Refractory Failure in a Rotary Kiln

Cycling and chemical incompatibility are the two main causes of refractory failure in a rotary kiln. Cycling Cycling is the heating up and cooling down of a rotary kiln, and it is the largest source of refractory failure. Refractory expands with the kiln as it Continue reading →

 

Bulk Solids Drying & Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bulk Solids Drying and Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

The field of bulk solids is incredibly diverse, encompassing industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to fertilizers and process by-products. Processing bulk solids into a ready feedstock or end product can involve an array of process techniques, from crushing and mixing to high temperature techniques Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Attend Fertilizer Latino Americano (FLA) 2019

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO will be exhibiting at Latin America’s premier event for the fertilizer industry, Fertilizer Latino Americano, or FLA. This year’s event, running January 28-30th, will be held in Mexico City, Mexico and is expected to bring in more than 700 delegates from 50 different countries. Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on the FEECO Flight/Lifter Simulator

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: FEECO Flight/Lifter Simulator Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on the FEECO flight/lifter simulator. Flights, or lifters, are an integral part of maximizing the heat transfer efficiency in rotary dryers and coolers. Both flight design and pattern are customizable and can have a significant impact on the Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Pin Mixer

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Pin Mixer

This week’s photo is a 3D image of a pin mixer. Pin mixers are industrial mixers that can be used in mixing, agglomeration, and conditioning applications. They are particularly adept at processing fine materials such as powders, and are commonly used to process materials such Continue reading →

 

Everything You Need to Know on Rotary Kiln Refractory

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Refractory

Refractory, or the lining utilized on the interior of rotary kilns, is a critical component in ensuring process efficiency and prolonging the life of a rotary kiln. Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about refractory, including how it works, the different types, and Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryers: Essential in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

rotary-dryers-in-the-fertilizer-industry

Rotary dryers have a long history in many industries, but perhaps most notably, in the fertilizer industry, where they are an essential component in processing minerals for fertilizers at mine sites, and for producing many of the fertilizer products on the market today. Rotary Dryers Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on processing phosphates for use in fertilizers. Phosphates are a key material in fertilizer production. This Slideshare presentation provides an overview on the process of producing Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP) and Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) – two of the Continue reading →