What to Look for When Choosing a Rotary Kiln Manufacturer

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Manufacturer

Rotary kilns are a significant investment in any industrial process setting. They require precision engineering and quality fabrication. Since most rotary kilns are for specific thermal processing applications, finding a manufacturer that can meet the specific needs of the project at hand can be a Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Pelletizing Nickel Dust, Benefits of VFDs in Process Equipment, and Soil Remineralization

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

VFDs in Process Equipment

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Pelletizing Lends a Hand in Recovering Nickel Dust Pelletizing Lends a Hand in Recovering Nickel Dust looks at how nickel producers can Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Liners

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Liner

Rotary drum liners protect the drum shell from corrosive or abrasive materials, while also helping to prevent buildup in the drum.  What drum liners are available?  FEECO offers a range of rubber and metal liners for drums of all sizes. Metal liners are available in Continue reading →

 

How to Pelletize a Fine Powder

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

How to Pelletize a Fine Powder

Pelletizing is a type of agitation agglomeration used across industries to convert fine powder materials into granular products. The practice offers a number of benefits, and as a result, continues to be employed in a growing number of applications ranging from minerals to specialty chemicals.  Continue reading →

 

What are the benefits of micro-pelletizing?

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Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Micropelletizing (Micropelletising)

Micro-pelletizing is the process of agglomerating material fines into small pellets, ranging in size from 20-60 mesh. Like all agglomeration techniques, micro-pelletizing provides a host of benefits including: Significant dust reduction/elimination: micro-pelletizing prevents material from becoming windblown, and thus less product is lost due to Continue reading →

 

Hammer Mills: A Reliable Solution for Particle Size Reduction

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Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A FEECO Hammer Mill.

Agglomeration processes often rely on the ability to break down oversize material, in order to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock, or to put oversize product back into the process as recycle. In order to break down oversize product, size reduction equipment is employed, Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Floating Tire Assemblies, Direct Vs. Indirect Kilns & Dryers, and How Limestone and Gypsum Help Pelletize Other Materials

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Floating Tire Mount

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Floating Tire Assembly Improves Rotary Drum Operation & Longevity Floating Tire Assembly Improves Rotary Drum Operation & Longevity provides an overview on Continue reading →

 

Pneumatic Hammer Knocker Improves on Drum Knocker Design

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Knockers are a valuable tool in minimizing buildup in rotary dryers, coolers, granulators, and coating drums, giving plant managers the opportunity to improve production and product quality. FEECO has developed the pneumatic hammer knocker to provide a more flexible alternative to the commonly chosen ball Continue reading →

 

Aluminum Demand Continues to Surge, But Challenges Remain

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Aluminum Demand

Not long ago we highlighted the numerous factors causing a surge of growth in aluminum production and recycling. New applications continue to push this trend, but a few challenges could stand in the way of the industry’s growth.  As a leading supplier of aluminum decoating Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 2-Way Transfer Chute

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Transfer Chute Diverter

This week’s photo comes from an energy plant where FEECO provided the custom biomass fuel handling equipment system. The equipment shown in the photo is a 2-way electric actuated diverter / transfer chute. This diverter directs material from the fuel hog/screen system to either the Continue reading →

 


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