Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 4 – Heat Transfer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Counter Current Rotary Dryer Design

The heat transfer properties of a material are also important to be aware of before sizing up your rotary dryer. It is possible for two materials to have the same percentage of moisture, but very different heat transfer properties, which will call for different drying Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 3 – Specific Heat

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Specific Heat

Rotary dryers are the backbone of many industrial processes, ensuring bulk solids are properly and efficiently dried to produce a product ready for market or subsequent processing. The design and sizing of a rotary dryer is engineered around the characteristics of the material to be Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 2 – Bulk Density

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design Series - Defining Your Material Part 2: Bulk Density

Rotary dryers are an essential tool throughout a variety of industries, expertly drying bulk solids to meet the requirements of an intended application. Rotary dryers perform best when they are engineered around the specifications of the project at hand – a process that starts by Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Materials Part 1 – Percent Moisture

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Lab Testing

So you are in need of a rotary dryer. Where do you go from there? There are a lot of factors that come into play when determining the needs of a rotary dryer, and determining your needs can easily become overwhelming. Take it a step Continue reading →

 

Coming Soon: Rotary Dryer Design 101: A Series on What Goes into Designing the Right Rotary Dryer for the Job.

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design

Next week, FEECO will be releasing part one of a series covering the basics of designing a rotary dryer custom to a material. The eight part series will not only cover defining the material to be dried in terms of percent moisture, bulk density, specific Continue reading →

 

Namibia’s uranium industry boasts biggest growth potential

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Namibia

The growth of Namibia’s uranium industry over the past four years has led South African engineering company Bateman Engineering GM: business development for sub-Saharan Africa Jon Kock to believe that uranium mining offers the biggest growth potential in the Southern African country. This is also Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Rotary Dryers Stand Out When it Comes to Thermal Processing

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Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Interior

When it comes to rotary dryers, let’s face it: we’re not the only ones who make them. So a lot of people ask us, why are Feeco’s rotary dryers any better than someone else’s. Although there are many reasons why Feeco stands out in the Continue reading →

 

Feeco’s Rotary Drums head to South Africa

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Rotary Dryer on truck

After much delay and many complications, Feeco International’s first of three rotary drums heading to South Africa started its journey yesterday, April 28, 2011. All three drums are participating in the Where Did You See Me program, in which people who spot the drum and Continue reading →

 

FEECO Attending the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s “Green Innovations”

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

UWGB EMBI Logo

April 20-21, 2011, Feeco will again be attending “Green Innovations,” an annual conference put on by The Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. This annual conference, along with the EMBI, is focused on getting together local businesses and community Continue reading →

 

YouTube Gives an In-depth Look at Feeco

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

FEECO’s YouTube page has been getting more lively as more videos are added to the FEECO International channel. These videos, ranging from manufacturing and lab testing to just plain what’s new, are a great way to stay informed on what’s going on at FEECO. Currently, Continue reading →