Resource of the Week: Brochure on FEECO’s Rotary Dryers and Coolers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on FEECO’s rotary dryers and coolers. As a leading provider of custom rotary dryers and coolers, the FEECO brochure highlights options for both direct and indirect units for drying and cooling nearly any bulk solid material.  Click here Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between a Commodity Kiln and a Specialty Kiln?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Commodity vs. Specialty Kilns

Within the thermal processing industry, there are two informal types of rotary kilns: commodity kilns and specialty kilns. Commodity kilns are kilns that are employed in widespread commercial use. Their processes are well developed, and have been in use for generations of commodity processing. Specialty 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 →

 

Booming Catalyst Market Drives Demand for Rotary Kiln Repair Services

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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Catalysts are an irreplaceable tool in a wide range of industrial processes, from chemical synthesis to petroleum refining, and sustainability improvements, to name a few. Catalysts continue to play an increasing role in meeting the burgeoning demand for advanced materials and resource maximization that the Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Infographic on Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on limestone and gypsum soil amendments. Limestone and gypsum are both critical soil conditioners that have been gaining in popularity over the years. This infographic covers their capabilities, how they are produced in granular form, as well as Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Warped Leaf Seal

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Warped Leaf Seal

This week’s photo shows a warped leaf seal. Extreme heat during a kiln’s operation caused the seal to curl away from the drum, and cool into this deformed shape. It was later replaced by a FEECO Aftermarket Engineer. Leaf seals minimize air leakage into the Continue reading →

 

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Bucket Elevator Maintenance Checklist

Regardless of the material being handled or the configuration type being used, regular maintenance is absolutely essential to bucket elevators. In addition to preventing costly breakdowns, consistent bucket elevator maintenance provides a multitude of benefits such as improved safety and an increase in the life Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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FEECO will be among 75 exhibitors at the 8th Annual Frac Sand Supply & Logistics Conference September 4-6th in San Antonio, Texas. Panel sessions, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities will cover a variety of topics, from the outlook on North American shale, to opportunities in Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Gold Ore Belt Feeder

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a gold ore belt feeder. FEECO supplied a custom belt feeder for metering gold ore onto a conveyor at a specified rate for a mining company in South America. Click here to view the profile.  To Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Options in Rotary Kiln Air Flow?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Options in Rotary Kiln Airflow

Rotary kiln air flow configuration is an important consideration in  kiln design. Counter current and co-current are the different types of air flow options available, each offering distinct advantages and disadvantages. In co-current air flow configuration, the material and process gas flow in the same Continue reading →