This Week’s Featured Articles: Granulation Success, Metal Recovery from Red Mud, and Rotary Kilns in Producing Expanded Clay Aggregates

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Factors that Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Factors That Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process  In Factors That Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process , we look Continue reading →

 

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

Catalysts continue to play a growing role in modern industry, carrying out an array of processes that otherwise might not be possible, promoting more sustainable industries through efficient processing, reducing toxic emissions, and more.  As the use of catalysts grows, so too does the amount Continue reading →

 

Tire and Trunnion Grinding: Critical Rotary Drum Maintenance

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tire (Tyre) and Trunnion Grinding

A rotary drum in any industrial process setting, whether it is serving as a dryer, cooler, kiln, or agglomeration drum, is a critical component in the process loop; in most cases, if the rotary drum is offline, the remainder of the process must go down Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Cold Gap Inspection

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Cold Gap Inspection Caliper

This week’s photo shows a combination of feeler gauges and a caliper, tools used to measure the space between the flotation blocks and inside face of the rotary drum tire, or the cold gap of the tire. The distance between the tire and flotation blocks Continue reading →

 

Preventing Fertilizer Caking With a Coating Drum

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preventing Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Caking Through Coating

Caking is one of the most challenging issues that granular fertilizer producers face. This ubiquitous problem causes an array of complications that threaten to degrade product quality, cause dust issues and safety hazards, and even spoil product, representing potentially significant losses and risk. One especially Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Girth Gear Mounting, Rotary Drum Spare Parts, and Phosphate Challenges

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Girth Gear

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Rotary Drum Girth Gears: Flange or Spring Mount?  In Rotary Drum Girth Gears: Flange or Spring Mount? , we cover the two Continue reading →

 

Purchase Your OEM Parts in Advance to Avoid Long Lead Times & Price Increases

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Trunnion Wheels

Supply chains continue to roil, leading to unpredictability in acquiring the parts, components, and raw materials needed to keep production moving across operations in every industrial setting. The Russia-Ukraine conflict has added yet another layer of uncertainty to already-scrambling supply chains. To ensure customers have Continue reading →

 

Choosing a Continuous Mixer Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Continuous Pin Mixer

Continuous mixers play a vital role in a wide array of industrial process settings, de-dusting materials, promoting product uniformity, streamlining downstream processes, and so much more. And while the capabilities of a continuous mixer are many, so too are the number of manufacturers offering these Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is Synthetic Gypsum?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Synthetic Gypsum pellets, pelletized (pelletised) synthetic gypsum

Synthetic gypsum is the name used to classify a variety of by-products that can serve as an alternative to natural gypsum.  The most common gypsum by-product is FGD gypsum, formed from coal-fired power plants, though synthetic gypsum can also be generated through various acid-neutralizing processes. Continue reading →

 

Requirements for Troughed Belt Conveyors in the Mining Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Belt Conveyors in the Mining Industry

Troughed belt conveyors are used prolifically throughout the mining industry, carrying ores, concentrates, and tailings throughout every stage of the mining cycle, from initial excavation, through beneficiation, to the production of a refined material ready for market, and each step in between. Belt conveyors are Continue reading →

 


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