This Week’s Featured Articles: Synthetic Gypsum, Controlling Particle Size With Agglomeration, and Pelletized Lime

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coal Power Station

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Six Facts About Synthetic Gypsum Six Facts About Synthetic Gypsum takes a look at this unique by-product, including where it comes from, Continue reading →

 

Using Agglomeration to Improve Bed Permeability for Liquids & Gases

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration in Improving Bed Permeability

While agglomeration is most often considered as a means to a product’s end, in some cases, it also frequently serves as an important stepping stone behind the scenes in the production of other materials and products.  In these cases, agglomeration, or pelletizing, is a vital Continue reading →

 

Copper Faces Competition From Aluminum

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Aluminum is a Viable Replacement for Copper

As copper prices continue to rise in what many are calling a supercycle, industry experts are wondering if aluminum will finally gain real traction as an alternative to the red metal.  As a leader in copper and aluminum production equipment and process development services, we’re Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Clumped Limestone

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Clumped limestone

This week’s photo shows a sample of clumped limestone. Limestone, like other naturally occurring materials, is susceptible to agglomeration processing challenges, clumping included.  For this reason, testing is often carried out to become familiar with the unique characteristics of that specific limestone source and any Continue reading →

 

Ensuring A Smooth Rotary Drum Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Installation

A rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomerator, or otherwise, is a major investment and integral part of many industrial processing systems. From drying and cooling bulk solids before storage, to agglomerating ore fines in a heap leaching operation, the rotary drum often serves Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Sustainable Sugarcane, Providing Sulfur to Crops, and Converting Bauxite to Aluminum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sulfur Fertilizer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Sugarcane Offers Significant Opportunities in Sustainability Sugarcane Offers Significant Opportunities in Sustainability looks at how by-products such as bagasse and mill mud Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Girth Gears: Flange or Spring Mount?

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Girth Gear Mounting Styles

Heavy-duty and built for high-horsepower jobs, the gear and pinion drive assembly is one of the most popular rotary drum drive assemblies on the market. In utilizing a gear and pinion drive, one must decide how the gear portion of the assembly will be affixed Continue reading →

 

Pelletized Gypsum Increasingly Favored by Growers & Producers

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pulverized gypsum products were the standard for agricultural gypsum for many years, but as growers look to maximize their return on investment, they are increasingly turning toward pelletized gypsum – a premium alternative.  Pelletized gypsum offers several significant advantages over other forms of gypsum such Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Material Characteristics Influence the Design of a Rotary Kiln?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What material Characteristics Influence Rotary Kiln Design?

Many material characteristics, such as bulk density and specific heat, influence how the material will behave in the rotary kiln, and subsequently, how the kiln must be designed to produce the required results. The following material characteristics all influence the sizing and design of a Continue reading →

 

Fly Ash Agglomeration

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized (Pelletised) Fly Ash

Fly ash is a fine, powder-like material generated from coal-burning power plants. And despite an increase toward more sustainable energy production, coal-burning power plants are still prevalent, producing fly ash that could serve as a valuable commodity. Thus now is an important time as any Continue reading →

 


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