2020 World Phosphate Rock Production Overview

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

2020 Phosphate Production

Phosphate rock is the sole source of phosphorus for all phosphate fertilizer and animal feed production, making it an invaluable resource in feeding the world’s ever-rising population. The world over, producers are working to make the most of this finite resource. As a key supplier Continue reading →

 

What are the challenges in potash processing?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Potash Processing Challenges

The unique characteristics of potash can present challenges during processing, whether it is being processed via pelletization or compaction granulation. Potash, and many other salts, are hygroscopic, meaning they easily absorb and retain moisture from the environment. As a result, potash is prone to clumping Continue reading →

 

FEECO Offers Bulk Material Handling Engineering and Equipment Manufacturing

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Custom Belt Conveyors

Engineering a process design can get complicated when working with several different companies to create one streamlined system. And while FEECO has made a name for itself in the thermal processing, fertilizer granulation, and agglomeration industries, a little-known added benefit to customers is that we Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Alumina, Sugar Drying, and Fertilizer Pelletizing

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletizing Ammonium and Potassium Salts

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Alumina: Processes & Uses In Alumina: Processes & Uses, we look at the processes and applications behind this crucial industrial material. Alumina Continue reading →

 

Preparing Materials for Calcination

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preparing Materials for Calcination

Calcination is an essential thermal processing technique relied upon by a host of industrial processes to cause a chemical reaction or phase change, remove crystalline water, volatilize organic compounds, and more.  While calcination is applicable to a wide range of materials, it often requires material Continue reading →

 

Rotary Coolers in Fertilizer Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Product cooling is often a vital step in the production of fertilizers, helping to ensure product integrity and reduce potential hazards. Rotary coolers are the equipment of choice for fertilizer production plants, offering a host of benefits.  The following covers the important role cooling plays Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pin Mixer Under Production

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pin Mixer in Production

Our photo this week highlights a pin mixer currently under production in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. Pin mixers are industrial mixers used to condition, mix, micro-pelletize, and agglomerate material. They can be used a pre-cursor to a disc pelletizing or agglomeration drum set-up, or as a Continue reading →

 

Activated Carbon: A Critical Component in Water Treatment Facilities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Facilities

Activated carbon is a powerful adsorbent used prolifically throughout water purification efforts to remove contaminants and undesirable components. While activated carbon can be used in a wide range of water treatment applications, it is a critical tool used throughout municipal and industrial water treatment facilities Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Powder Agglomeration, Potassium Sulfate (SOP), and Take-Up Options in Belt Conveyors

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Belt Conveyor

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Why Agglomerate Powder In Why Agglomerate Powder, we look at numerous ways in which agglomeration can benefit those working with powdered materials, 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

Coating drums continue 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, and Continue reading →

 


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