Factors that Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Be it for a fertilizer or soil amendment product, the granulation process (and the many configurations thereof) requires a delicate balance of variables in order to economically produce a product that meets the desired qualities. Depending on the feedstock, the end product, and the process Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Infographic on Metals and Minerals Processing

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Metals-and-Minerals-Processing-Infographic

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on metals and minerals processing. Metals continue to gain a greater importance in meeting the needs of the modern world. This infographic covers common pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical approaches to transforming metal ores into a refined product. Click the Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Bucket Elevator

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Bucket Elevator

Today’s photo highlights a 3D bucket elevator. FEECO offers both continuous and centrifugal bucket elevators, all designed and manufactured to meet the needs of the unique material to be transported. Continuous bucket elevators are predominantly used when gentle material transportation is required, such as with fragile Continue reading →

 

Agglomeration Drums for Processing Gold Ore

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration Drum

As gold continues to be one of the most widely used precious metals, more and more companies are expanding their reach in the gold mining and processing industry. And as with any finite resource in a world of growing demand, reclaiming as much of this Continue reading →

 

World Copper Production at a Glance

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

World Copper Production at a Glance

Copper is an essential component in many of the products that make up the world around us. Ductility, malleability, and superior conductivity of heat and electricity, are just a few of the properties that make this unique metal so useful across a broad range of Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Webpage on Mining Industry Capabilities

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Mining Capabilities Webpage

This week’s highlighted resource is a web page on our capabilities in the mining industry. FEECO has a global reputation in serving the mining industry and its many subsets through material testing, aftermarket services, process design and custom equipment. This web page provides an overview Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Causes Refractory Failure in a Rotary Kiln?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Causes Refractory Failure in a Rotary Kiln

Cycling and chemical incompatibility are the two main causes of refractory failure in a rotary kiln. Cycling Cycling is the heating up and cooling down of a rotary kiln, and it is the largest source of refractory failure. Refractory expands with the kiln as it Continue reading →

 

Bulk Solids Drying & Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bulk Solids Drying and Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

The field of bulk solids is incredibly diverse, encompassing industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to fertilizers and process by-products. Processing bulk solids into a ready feedstock or end product can involve an array of process techniques, from crushing and mixing to high temperature techniques Continue reading →

 

FEECO to Attend Fertilizer Latino Americano (FLA) 2019

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO will be exhibiting at Latin America’s premier event for the fertilizer industry, Fertilizer Latino Americano, or FLA. This year’s event, running January 28-30th, will be held in Mexico City, Mexico and is expected to bring in more than 700 delegates from 50 different countries. Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on the FEECO Flight/Lifter Simulator

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: FEECO Flight/Lifter Simulator Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on the FEECO flight/lifter simulator. Flights, or lifters, are an integral part of maximizing the heat transfer efficiency in rotary dryers and coolers. Both flight design and pattern are customizable and can have a significant impact on the Continue reading →