All Blog Posts about ‘Disc Pelletizers’

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 →

 

The Benefits of Adding A Pin Mixer to a Limestone Disc Pelletizing System

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Limestone Pelletizing

Made up of Calcium Carbonate, limestone is mined around the world for use in agricultural applications as a soil amendment for neutralizing soil pH. Typically crushed prior to use, limestone is processed to a very fine powder. And while highly effective for use on soils, Continue reading →

 

Controlling Particle Size through Agglomeration

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Synthetic Gypsum

The ability to control the sizing of bulk solids has become a critical aspect to the success of many processes and products, allowing for more efficient processing, more predictable results, and ultimately a better end product. Agglomeration offers the unique opportunity to fine-tune particle size Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Disc Pelletizer Expanded Metal

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer with Expanded Metal

This week’s photo shows the expanded metal on a disc pelletizer. During pelletizing, a layer of build-up across the surface of the disc is needed to aid in pellet formation. This layer allows the pellets to roll on top of like material, which helps to Continue reading →

 

Processing Gypsum for Use in Soil Amendments

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Gypsum

Gypsum, or calcium sulfate dihydrate, is a common element found worldwide. In fact, over 90 countries mine more than 110 million tons per year. Gypsum’s global prevalence is fortunate considering its versatility. It is a key ingredient in cement, plaster, and even building materials. Gypsum Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Disc Pelletizer in Production

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Disc Pelletizer

Our photo this week comes from the FEECO fabrication facility, where a large disc pelletizer is under production. Disc pelletizers, commonly referred to as pan pelletizers or pan granulators, are used to turn material fines into easy to handle pellets, and are often chosen for Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Variables to Consider when Operating a Pan Pelletizer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer in Operation

Pan pelletizer operation is oftentimes considered an art because of the many mechanical and process variables that must be properly combined to achieve the desired pellet characteristics. A trained operator is necessary to create the most efficient pelletization process, and the most ideal end-product. The Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum or Pelletizing Disc?

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum or Pelletizing Disc

When it comes to agglomerating a material, people are often faced with the decision of choosing between a rotary drum agglomerator and a disc pelletizer. Though the choice may seem overwhelming at first, there are many things to take into account that will help you Continue reading →

 

Iron Ore Pelletizing Essential in Meeting Future Steel Needs

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Iron Ore

As the world leader in tumble growth agglomeration, FEECO provides a variety of services and equipment around pelletizing iron ore. Steel is an essential component in the modern world – from appliances and vehicles to energy and infrastructure, steel makes up much of the world Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Is a Rotary Drum or Disc Pelletizer Right for my Process?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum vs. Disc Pelletizer

During the pursuit of an effective non-pressure agglomeration solution, the choice between a rotary drum and a disc pelletizer often arises. To help determine the best equipment for your material and process, the following should be taken into consideration: recycle, throughput, and maintenance. Recycle. One Continue reading →