Resource of the Week: Infographic on Processing Synthetic Gypsum

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Processing Synthetic Gypsum into a Soil Amendment

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on processing synthetic gypsum into a soil amendment. Synthetic gypsum – a by-product of the coal-burning process – has become a popular replacement for gypsum soil amendments. This infographic covers the benefits of using syn gyp as a Continue reading →

 

Indirect Drying vs. Direct Drying

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Direct vs. Indirect Rotary Dryers

When it comes to drying bulk solids, rotary dryers are often the industrial drying equipment of choice. Their robust build, reliability, and aptitude for handling variation in feedstock makes them an ideal choice for efficiently drying bulk solids of nearly all types. When referring to Continue reading →

 

Iron Ore Pelletizing Essential in Meeting Future Steel Needs

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Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Iron Ore

As the world leader in tumble growth agglomeration, FEECO provides a variety of services and equipment around pelletizing iron ore. Steel is an essential component in the modern world – from appliances and vehicles to energy and infrastructure, steel makes up much of the world Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Webpage on Aftermarket Services

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Services Page

This week’s highlighted resource is a web page on FEECO Aftermarket Services. FEECO offers a wide range of aftermarket services for industrial processing operations – even if the equipment was not built by FEECO. From spare parts and routine maintenance, to process audits and various Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do Advancing Flights Function in a Rotary Dryer?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Advancing Flights

Advancing flights help move, or advance, the material into the rotary dryer to prevent buildup near the wet feed inlet. In addition, advancing flights allow the material to dry before it moves on to the next set of flights, a process that can help prevent sticking inside Continue reading →

 

FEECO Supports Regional Education in Engineering

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO-Supports-Regional-Education-in-Engineering

FEECO recently gifted a contribution to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new mechanical engineering program, aimed at bringing better opportunities to engineering students in the region. The University announced the program earlier this year – their first four-year engineering degree. According to the University, engineering Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on Pipe Reactors

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Pipe Reactor Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on pipe reactors. Pipe reactors are utilized in the production of some fertilizers. An acid-base reaction vessel, a pipe reactor allows the heat of the reaction to be captured and utilized to reduce the moisture content of 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 →

 

Potash Critical in Plant Stress Tolerance

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Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potash Critical in Plant Stress Tolerance

As one of the primary macronutrients, it is well understood that potassium is a key contributor to the overall health and quality of plants; potassium plays a vital role in many of the physiological processes that occur within a plant during growth, including contributing to Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Production of Activated Carbon

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Biomass to Activated Carbon Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the production of activated carbon through the pyrolysis of biomass. Processing biomass through pyrolysis can yield a variety of end products, from biocoal and biochar, all the way to activated carbon, with additional products in between. Continue reading →