Photo of the Week: Potash Samples

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Potash Samples

This week’s photo shows four distinct potash samples that were agglomerated in the FEECO Innovation Center. Each sample varies in color, depending on both mining location and binder used during processing. Potash is commonly mined in Canada and parts of the United States, with colors Continue reading →

 

Using Agglomeration to Improve the Flowability of Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Improving Flowability through Agglomeration

The flow properties of a bulk solid can have a significant impact on process efficiency and the success of the end product. And while bins, hoppers, and the like are often designed to minimize such issues, agglomeration can be a valuable tool in improving the Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Handling Coal, Processing Phosphates, and Troughed Belt Conveyors in the Mining Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Handling Coal and Coke Products

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Ensuring Efficient Handling of Coal & Coke Products Ensuring Efficient Handling of Coal & Coke Products looks at the types of equipment Continue reading →

 

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns, 3D Model of a FEECO Rotary Kiln for Upgrading Phosphate Ores

Phosphate rock is mined all over the world to produce a number of phosphorus products that are essential to plants and animals- namely, fertilizers and animal feeds. Many predict that demand for phosphate, particularly for use as a fertilizer, will only rise, as the world Continue reading →

 

Sand Shortage to Drive Demand for Optimized Sand Dryers & Handling Equipment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sand Shortage

Sand has literally built the world around us; the buildings we inhabit, the roads we travel, the windows we look through, and the glass we stare at on our smartphones. Sand is everywhere.  Sand is used so much so, in fact, that its consumption falls Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Feasibility Testing with a Rotary Dryer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Rotary Dryer (Drier) Feasibility Testing

Feasibility testing provides unparalleled information when designing a rotary dryer. Testing can help confirm the viability of the intended process, and allows one to work out process variables to help define the recipe for successful drying. The reasons to engage in rotary dryer feasibility testing Continue reading →

 

A Look at Conditioning Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Glass Batch Conditioned in a Pin Mixer

Conditioning is a term used frequently in the field of bulk solids processing to describe a wide range of material treatments, be it for a raw material, a byproduct, or a finished product. Conditioning is an important component in the processing of bulk solids, allowing Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Rotary Dryers for Sugar Beets, Optimizing Bucket Elevator Size, and the Growing Zinc Fertilizer Market

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bucket Elevator

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Drying Sugar Beets With a Rotary Dryer for Use in Animal Feed Drying Sugar Beets With a Rotary Dryer for Use in Continue reading →

 

Bulk Material Handling: When to Choose a Belt Conveyor Over a Screw Conveyor

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Benefits of Belt Conveyors Over Screw Conveyors

Efficient and effective bulk material handling is a critical component of any production line and often means the difference between a smooth operation with minimal downtime and constant upsets.  Those looking for a conveyor system are often faced with a choice: belt conveyor or screw Continue reading →

 

COVID-19 Accelerates Changes in Pulp and Paper Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pulp and Paper Industry Trends

The coronavirus pandemic has touched every industry imaginable in ways most of us would never have thought possible. In most cases, the effects have been negative, save for a lucky few that saw positive changes, and fewer still that saw changes on both sides of Continue reading →

 


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