2018 Year in Review

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

2018-Highlights

Just as with years past, 2018 flew by with a flurry of activity across industries. As we look on to what 2019 will bring, let’s review some of the highlights from the year. 2018 FEECO Updates Industry Gatherings & Publications The Powder Show This year, Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on Tire Grinding

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Tire Grinding Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on tire grinding. Tire grinding is an essential practice in maintaining a rotary drum, no matter what type it is. This brochure details signs that indicate tire grinding may be needed, and overviews how it works, as well Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: High Speed Mixer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

High-Speed Mixer

Today’s photo highlights a high speed mixer. FEECO’s high speed mixers are ideal for producing MCP and DCP animal feeds. They are mounted on top of pug mills, and provide a thorough reaction of feed components, in addition to a mixture of materials, before processing Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer or Fluid Bed Dryer

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Dryer or Fluid Bed Dryer

When it comes to buying an industrial dryer, people are often faced with the decision to choose between a rotary dryer, and a fluid bed dryer. Historically, rotary dryers have been used for more industrial applications, such as minerals, fertilizers, and aggregates, while fluid bed Continue reading →

 

Sustainability Pushing Demand for Advanced Thermal Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

rotary-kilns-for-advanced-thermal-processing-in-sustainability

The ongoing push for implementing more sustainable practices continues to be at the forefront of industry. Increasing regulatory action, combined with an ethical responsibility, has forced industries of all types to investigate a more sustainable approach in every aspect of their business if they want Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Rotary Kiln Sizing and Design

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Rotary Kiln Sizing and Design

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on rotary kiln sizing and design. Rotary kilns are capable of carrying out various objectives and processing hundreds of materials. The principles behind the sizing and design of this advanced thermal processing device are explained in this Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are Indirect Coolers Used for?

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

What are Indirect Coolers Used For

While indirect coolers are used far less commonly than their direct cooling counterparts, they are often the best solution in a few specialty applications. A direct cooler relies on direct contact between the material and chilled air in order to cool the material, which can Continue reading →

 

Choosing the Correct Conveyor: Basic Functions

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Greg Makos
Technical Writer

Conveyor

Conveyors come in many shapes and sizes and have an almost unlimited amount of interchangeable components, not to mention the number of add-ons that are available. Selecting the conveyor that best fits the processing system can be overwhelming. The reason for this is that conveyors Continue reading →

 

Innovation Center Upgrades Moisture Analysis Technology

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Real-time Moisture Analysis

In an effort to continuously improve process transparency and provide a seamless process development experience in the Innovation Center, yet another new technology has been added to the FEECO testing facility. The Innovation Center has seen substantial growth and development over the past several years, Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Profile on Pug Mills for Copper Concentrates

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Pug Mills for Copper Concentrates

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on pug mills for copper concentrates. Pug mills are a critical piece of equipment in processing copper concentrates for smelting – so critical in fact, that many companies will purchase two at a time – one as Continue reading →