All Blog Posts about ‘Coating Drums’

Improving the Fertilizer Coating Process with a Coating Drum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

fertilizer-coating-drum

With producers and buyers becoming more discerning, the need to produce high-quality granular fertilizer products has never been more important; producing a product exactly to the desired specification has become a necessity in today’s ultra-competitive market, particularly when it comes to specialty fertilizer and soil Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Coating Drum for Ammonium Sulfate

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Ammonium Sulfate Coating Drum Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a coating drum for ammonium sulfate. FEECO engineered and manufactured a custom coating drum for ammonium sulfate and sulfur bentonite. This project profile highlights how the coating drum works and how the FEECO flight simulator played Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Factors Should be Considered When Selecting a Coating for Agglomerates?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Coating for Agglomeration

When it comes to coating agglomerates, the multitude of coating options available makes it a sometimes overwhelming decision as to which one to choose. Consider the following factors when determining the ideal coating for your agglomerates. Industry and application. Industry and/or end product use may Continue reading →

 

Improving Agglomerates through Coating

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coated MAP Fertilizer Granules

Coating is a finishing process used prolifically throughout industries working with agglomerates to meet a wide variety of objectives. A surface treatment for particles, coating can be used to enhance specific characteristics of a pellet, granule, or other agglomerate, be it a mineral, chemical, or Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: When are Coating Drums Used?

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coating Drums

Coating drums are used throughout a number of industries to carry out particle coating applications. Commonly used after agglomerate processing, coating drums work by tumbling particles in a rotating drum and spraying them with the desired coating material. This may be to improve product handling, Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why is it Desirable to Coat Agglomerates?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Why Coat Agglomerates

When pelletization, granulation, or other agglomeration methods are employed, an additional and fairly common process is coating, or the application of a thin layer of material to the agglomerated product. Coating is done for a number of reasons, including:   To change the agglomerate’s color. Continue reading →

 

Agglomeration Drums vs Granulation Drums- What’s the Difference?

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Drum Agglomerator vs Rotary Drum Granulator

When looking for versatile manufacturing equipment capable of producing granules, an agglomerator or granulator drum will predictably turn up in your search. Because drum equipment is flexible and capable of processing large throughputs, they are extensively used in many different industries. Unfortunately, the pervasive use Continue reading →

 

5 Questions to Ask When Buying an Agglomeration Drum

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Agglomerator

For many companies, the purchase of an agglomeration drum is a huge acquisition. Considered an industrial workhorse, agglomerators can perform a wide array of processes and benefits. Consequently, this versatility may raise a lot of questions or even leave a customer wondering where to begin. Continue reading →

 

Improved Roofing Granule Production through Engineered Equipment

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Roofing Granule Processing

Asphalt shingles are the leading choice for residential roofing in the United States. They are affordable, durable, low maintenance, versatile, and have proven effective in the roofing industry for almost 100 years. The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association estimates that 4 out of 5 homes are Continue reading →

 

Preventing Buildup with Knocking Systems (Brochure)

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preventing Buildup with Knocking Systems

Controlling build-up in rotary drums is critical to maintaining process efficiency, upholding product integrity, and avoiding unnecessary upsets and downtime. Buildup can occur as a result of material sticking to itself, or to the interior of the drum, and can pose larger problems if not Continue reading →