All Blog Posts about ‘Agglomeration’

Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Iron Ore Pellets

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment. Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to help Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Retention Time

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Design

Retention time, also called residence time, is the amount of time that the material must be processed in the rotary dryer in order to achieve the desired results. The retention time required for a given application is determined through balancing the necessary process parameters – Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixers in Fertilizer Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pug-Mills-in-Fertilizer-Production

Pugmill Mixers, also known as paddle mixers, are a type of continuous mixer used throughout many industries to carry out mixing, agglomerating, and conditioning of liquid and solid feed combinations. They have become indispensable in de-dusting fly ash, mixing copper concentrates for smelter production, and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Materials are Commonly Agglomerated?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Materials are Commonly Agglomerated

The use of agglomeration to solve material problems and improve material characteristics has made its way into numerous industries around the globe, with new applications continually on the rise. A list of industries, and some of the materials commonly agglomerated in them, include: Ag Chemicals Continue reading →

 

Pelletized Lime vs. Ag Lime (and Other Imposters)

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized Limestone

Lime is an excellent soil amendment for applications looking to correct an unbalanced pH and promote nutrient absorption. However, not all lime products are made the same, and within this group of products there is one form that consistently stands out as an exceptional solution: Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on Pelletizing EAF Dust

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-EAF-Dust-Pelletizing

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on pelletizing EAF dust. FEECO supplied several disc pelletizers and belt conveyors to a major US minerals recycler for pelletizing the byproduct Electric Arc Furnace Dust (EAF) into a more usable form.   Click here to view Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pug Mill Under Production

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill (Paddle Mixer) Under Production

Today’s photo highlights a pug mill under production at FEECO. The pug mill will be used in animal feed production. The large, stainless steel cover is a fume hood for the acid reaction that will take place in the mixer. A small pipe is installed Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixer Design & Customization

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pug Mill (Paddle Mixer) Design and Customization

A pugmill mixer, or paddle mixer, is a horizontal, continuous industrial mixer used in a variety of applications for processing bulk solids to achieve a range of objectives. These rugged mixing units are highly flexible and have become an essential tool in many processes. They Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Pelletizing Webpage

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Pelletizing-Page

This week’s highlighted resource showcases our pelletizing webpage. Pelletizing is an essential agglomeration technique used in many industries to process powdered materials into round pellets that are easier to transport and handle, and are significantly less dusty. Click here to go to the pelletizing page! Continue reading →

 

Material Handling Considerations in Agglomerate Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Material Handling Considerations in Agglomerate Processing

Material handling is an aspect of every industrial process that starts with the transportation of raw material from its original location and ends when the final product arrives at market. During the process, material handling equipment helps move raw and processed materials from one location Continue reading →