Fluid Bed Drying Terms & Definitions

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fluid Bed Dryer in Motion

Fluid bed dryers offer an efficient and effective means of drying bulk solids for a variety of industries. For facilities considering the use of this industrial dryer, understanding the basic principles behind fluid beds is essential. The following provides a comprehensive overview on the key …

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How does a Rotary Kiln Dam Work?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How Do Rotary Kiln Dams Work?, 3D Illustration of a Rotary Kiln Dam for Increasing Retention Time

Dams are used to increase the retention time or bed depth in a rotary kiln. Material builds up behind the dam, forcing retention time and bed depth to increase. Material then spills over the dam and discharges from the rotary kiln. Since most rotary kilns …

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Photo of the Week: Laser Alignment in Progress

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Laser Alignment

This week’s photo shows laser alignment in progress. A FEECO Customer Service Engineer is performing the laser alignment on a rotary drum. A state-of-the-art laser tracking system uses a laser beam to measure 3D coordinates (angles and distances) along the rotary drum, which is then recorded and analyzed …

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Intro to Fluid Bed Dryers

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fluid Bed Dryer

Efficiently and effectively drying bulk solids is an essential aspect of modern industrial processing, no matter the industry. Among the various technologies available, fluid bed dryers have proven to be both diverse and reliable, as well as capable of processing a wide variety of materials.  …

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Rotary Kiln Testing in the Innovation Center

This article was co-authored by:

Alex Ebben
Process and Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Feasibility Testing

Rotary kilns use extremely high temperatures in order to cause chemical reactions or phase changes in material. They are frequently used in the production of the materials all around us, particularly when it comes to advanced materials such as catalysts and absorbents, which require precision …

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Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Iron Ore Pellets

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment. Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to help …

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