Fly Ash Regulation

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

FEECO International

After a catastrophic spill in 2008, Fly Ash, a by-product of the coal burning process, has fallen under examination for potential regulations. With the fate of fly ash resting in the hands of the EPA, those that utilize the powdery by-product are eager to demonstrate Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Dams

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Rotary kilns are integral to modern industrial processing, providing a controlled means of  initiating chemical reactions and phase changes. As they are highly flexible and can be used to process hundreds of different materials, optimizing the performance of a rotary kiln around the process and Continue reading →

 

From Waste to Value – the Possibilities are Endless

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

At FEECO, something we pride ourselves on is our ability to bring marketable value to waste materials that would otherwise be landfilled. In fact, we claim that at FEECO, possibilities are endless. So what does this mean? FEECO has a long history of transforming waste Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Bed Disturbers

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Rotary kilns can be configured to fit nearly any process need, with a variety of customizations available to engineer an optimal processing solution. One customization that helps to promote efficiency in an indirect kiln is the bed disturber. Why use a Bed Disturber Indirect rotary Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Bearing and Drive Components

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Rotary kilns are a highly engineered thermal processing device, capable of carrying out a wide variety of objectives, from catalyst production to metal recovery. While much of the design of a rotary kiln is engineered around the unique characteristics of the material to be processed Continue reading →

 

FEECO Presents at Advanced Sustainable Iron and Steel Making Center (ASISC)

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

This year, the Advanced Sustainable Iron and Steel Making Center (ASISC) held its fourth annual meeting, and FEECO International attended. The ASISC is a Michigan Tech based program, geared towards “fostering a research base that promotes synergy between academic and industrial interests, leading to a Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value: Paper Waste to Value-Added Lawncare Products

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Encap: waste to value added products

In spite of the ever-growing electronic revolution, the demand for paper products is still increasing. Along with this demand comes a lot of waste. According to CleanUp.org.au, Australians send 1.9 million tonnes of paper to landfills each year, most of which could be recycled. ENCAP Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Refractory

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Once we have our preliminary rotary kiln size, we can start to think about the details of the rotary kiln internals. In the case of a direct fired rotary kiln, in which the hot stream of gas flows directly through the interior of the rotary Continue reading →

 

FEECO Attends 32nd Biennial IBA Conference

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration

The Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration (IBA) held its 32nd biennial conference and workshop last month in New Orleans, Louisiana, and FEECO International was in attendance. With a long history in the agglomeration industry, FEECO has been involved with the IBA for many years. At Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Direct Fired vs. Indirect Fired

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

When designing a thermal processing operation, confusion often results on whether a direct-fired or indirect-fired kiln is the better option. And while there can be some overlap in applications, in general, each type of kiln is better suited for different processes. Below is a brief Continue reading →