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 →

 

Question of the Week: How can Agglomeration Benefit the Environment?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How Can Agglomeration Benefit the Environment

Agglomeration provides various, multi-dimensional benefits to the raw material, the process, end product and so much more. The environment, more specifically, is one area to reap the benefits. Agglomeration can: Potentially eliminate the need to landfill a material. Improve cost-efficient recycling capabilities. Create the possibility Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Retention Time Demystified

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Retention Time

In the field of continuous bulk solids processing equipment, retention time can be one of the most influential variables in a process setting, particularly when processing material in a rotary dryer, rotary kiln, granulator, or other type of rotary drum. Despite its importance, however, retention Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Raw and Pelletized Iron Ore

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Raw and Pelletized (Pelletised) Iron Ore

Today’s photo shows a raw and pelletized iron ore sample. FEECO is nothing short of familiar with iron ore. Our team of Process Experts regularly work with the material in our Innovation Center, developing the most ideal agglomeration method to turn the ore fines into Continue reading →

 

7 Processes Where FEECO Equipment Can Help Recover Waste

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Waste Recovery from Chicken Litter

The push for a more circular economy continues to reinvent the definition of waste, with companies around the world coming up with creative waste recovery solutions that divert wastes from landfills and ensure critical resources remain in the supply chain.  As a leader in process Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do Hammer Mills Work?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How do Hammer Mills Work

Hammer mills are a type of size reduction equipment, used to break down oversized granular materials. Breaking down oversize material helps to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock. FEECO hammer mills use a central rotating shaft, with several ‘hammers’ attached to the pivots on Continue reading →

 

Domestic Mining Gets a Boost Under Inflation Reduction Act

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Inflation Reduction Act to Boost Domestic Mining

President Biden has signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. While the legislation is recognized as the most significant US investment in climate change in history, it also represents another essential step in building the nation’s critical mineral supply chain. The law contains Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Trunnion Wheels, Then and Now

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Trunnion Wheels Then and Now

This week’s then and now photos highlight FEECO’s trunnion wheels. The photo on the left takes us back to the 1950s, merely years after our founding, and the image on the right is from 2016. Since our doors first opened in March of 1951, our Continue reading →

 

Granulation an Important Tool for Plant Biostimulants Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fertilizer Pellets

Plant biostimulants represent a relatively new category of products used in crop production to improve plant growth through various biological mechanisms. This category emerged in recent years and continues to grow at a rapid pace; Fortune Business Insights predicts the biostimulant market will see a Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why is it Beneficial to Agglomerate Coal Dust?

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Coal agglomerates, pelletized (pelletised) coal

Dust is an extremely prevalent issue when working with coal, and it presents many problems during processing, handling, and transportation. In addition, coal dust: Can be a health and safety hazard Results in product lost as dust Is difficult to transport and handle Can cause build-up Continue reading →

 


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