All Blog Posts about ‘Disc Pelletizers’

Common Disc Pelletizer Issues (and How to Overcome Them)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Common Disc Pelletizer Issues and How to Resolve Them

Disc pelletizers (pan granulators) are an invaluable tool in processing powders and fines into easily handled, dust-free agglomerates fit for use in any industry.  One of the primary reasons for which this type of agitation agglomeration device is chosen, is for the high level of Continue reading →

 

Tips for Choosing a Disc Pelletizer (Pan Granulator) Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer

The disc pelletizer, or pan granulator, is the device of choice for processing powdered bulk solids and fines into rounded, dust-free granules, improving handling and transportation qualities, enhancing performance, and creating a premium product.  As with most process equipment, choosing the right manufacturer for the Continue reading →

 

Pelletizing Lends a Hand in Recovering Nickel Dust

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletizing, a form of tumble growth agglomeration, continues to be employed in an increasing number of applications, lending an array of benefits to raw materials, end products, and production lines. As demand for nickel continues to rise in the transition to a low-carbon economy, pelletizing Continue reading →

 

A Look at the Process of Recycling EAF Dust

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Recycled EAF Dust, Pelletized (Pelletised) EAF Dust

The Problem with EAF Dust EAF dust is a by-product of the steel production process, and refers to the dust collected during the melting of steel in an electric arc furnace. In 2006 alone, it was estimated that global production of EAF dust reached a Continue reading →

 

Using Agglomeration to Improve the Flowability of Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Improving Flowability through Agglomeration

The flow properties of a bulk solid can have a significant impact on process efficiency and the success of the end product. And while bins, hoppers, and the like are often designed to minimize such issues, agglomeration can be a valuable tool in improving the Continue reading →

 

Limestone Pelletizing

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized (Pelletised) Limestone

Pelletized limestone is commonly used as a soil additive for agricultural purposes. Composed of calcium carbonate, this mineral neutralizes a soil’s acidity, raises the pH level, and improves the absorption of soil nutrients. While limestone is available in powdered form for agricultural applications, this formulation Continue reading →

 

Material Characteristics to Consider when Pelletizing Limestone

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Limestone pellets produced in a disc pelletizer (disc pelletiser, pan granulator)

Pelletizing limestone creates a product with a multitude of benefits. Consequently, pelletized limestone is becoming increasingly popular for residential, agricultural, and commercial users. However, there are a number of material characteristics to contend with before a quality limestone pellet is produced. The following article highlights Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Materials are Commonly Micro-Pelletized?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Materials are Commonly Processed Using MicroPelletizing (Micropelletising)

Micro-pelletizing is the process of agglomerating material fines into small pellets, or micro-pellets, from 20-60 mesh. It is can be carried out in either pin mixer, or a pin mixer/pan pelletizer setup. Pin mixers alone are ideal when only small pellets or material conditioning is Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is Non-Pressure Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is Non-pressure Agglomeration (also known as agitation agglomeration or tumble-growth agglomeration)?

Non-pressure agglomeration, also known as tumble growth agglomeration, is a process which uses a tumbling motion and binding agent to grow material fines or powders into a spherical pellet form.   Non-pressure agglomeration methods include: Pelletizing (rotary drum or disc pelletizer): a process where material Continue reading →

 

Five Ways Agglomeration Improves Dry Bulk Shipping

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration Improves Dry Bulk Shipping

Agglomeration brings an array of benefits to processors working with bulk solids, from a cleaner production environment to improved product performance, and more. One often-forgotten aspect of managing bulk solids where agglomeration can deliver significant value is in dry bulk shipping.  When producers choose to Continue reading →

 


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