All Blog Posts about ‘Coating Drums’

Coating Paves the Way in Transforming Traditional Fertilizers into Specialty Products

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coated Urea Fertilizer (Fertiliser)

As the amount of arable land per capita declines in the face of a growing global population, the need to improve agricultural productivity is critical. At the same time, the inefficient use of fertilizer products has brought about several environmental issues with devastating effects on 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 →

 

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 →

 

Resource of the Week: Coating Drum for Ammonium Sulfate

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Ammonium Sulfate (Sulphate) Fertilizer (Fertiliser) 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: 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 →

 

Preventing Buildup with Knocking Systems (Brochure)

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preventing Buildup in Rotary Drums 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 →

 


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