All Blog Posts about ‘Agglomeration’

Photo of the Week: Material Processed in a Pug Mill

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Material Processed in a Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer)

This week’s photo highlights material processed in a pugmill mixer. Pugmill mixers, also known as paddle mixers, are industrial mixers used to condition, mix and agglomerate materials often in the presence of a binder. The pugmill mixer’s dual shafts with pitched paddles create a kneading Continue reading →

 

Seven Reasons Why Soil Amendment Producers Prefer Disc Pelletizers (Pan Granulators)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Why Soil Amendment Producers Prefer Disc Pelletizers

The soil amendment industry is one of constantly rising competition; consumers are becoming more discerning, expecting more from the products they choose to put their money in, and the science around soil health is continually advancing, prompting demand for more specialized products. The use of Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Before and After Processing in a Batch Pin Mixer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Before and After Processing in a Batch Pin Mixer

This week’s photo highlights a material before and after processing in the FEECO Innovation Center’s batch pin mixer. Pin mixers are adept for mixing, agglomerating, conditioning, micro-pelletizing, and de-dusting applications. The intense spinning action allows them to densify material and create small pellets, an ideal Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixer FAQs

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill Mixer FAQs

The pugmill mixer, also known as a pug mill or paddle mixer, is a type of horizontal industrial mixer used for processing bulk solid materials in conditioning, de-dusting, and granulation applications. This type of mixer is widely employed throughout various industries as a means of Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why is Particle Size Control Important in Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Particle Size Control through Agglomeration

Agglomeration is the process of particle size enlargement, and is used to collect material fines into a larger, unified particle. Seen throughout an extensive range of industries, agglomeration can transform dusty or difficult to handle materials into a more manageable form. While many factors should Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do you ensure a smooth rotary drum installation?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Install

The installation of a new rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomerator, or otherwise, requires careful consideration. To ensure your drum is properly installed, take a look at the following guidelines: Have a Service Technician on Site A service technician from the manufacturer should Continue reading →

 

Five Things to Look for When Selecting a Coating Drum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

What to Look for in a Coating Drum Manufacturer

The coating drum continues to gain traction as a way to meet specialized product requirements in industries working with granular bulk solids; through the addition of a coating drum to an existing production line, producers can improve their ability to control handling characteristics, product performance, Continue reading →

 

Challenges in Limestone Processing

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Limestone Processing Challenges

Limestone is a versatile commodity used to create products for agricultural, environmental, and industrial purposes. Cement, paint, soil amendments, and even breakfast cereals all contain this resourceful mineral. Of course, mined limestone is not naturally found in a suitable form for many of these products. Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How can Agglomeration Benefit the Environment?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How Can Agglomeration Benefit the Environment

Agglomeration provides various, multi-dimensional benefits to the raw material, the process, end product and so much more. The environment, more specifically, is one area to reap the benefits. Agglomeration can: Potentially eliminate the need to landfill a material. Improve cost-efficient recycling capabilities. Create the possibility Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Retention Time Demystified

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Retention Time

In the field of continuous bulk solids processing equipment, retention time can be one of the most influential variables in a process setting, particularly when processing material in a rotary dryer, rotary kiln, granulator, or other type of rotary drum. Despite its importance, however, retention Continue reading →

 


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