Best Practices for Maintaining a Disc Pelletizer

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer Maintenance Best Practices

The disc pelletizer, also known as a pan granulator, is a preferred approach to agitation agglomeration (wet granulation) for soil amendment producers, mineral processors, and chemical manufacturers, favored for its high on-size yield, ability to fine-tune product, and the premium round granules it produces. And …

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R&D Around Catalyst Production Sees Growth

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Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alex Ebben
Process and Sales Engineer

Catalyst Production Research and Development on the Rise

Catalysts are an invaluable tool in many industrial processes, helping to facilitate reactions between materials. They are so important in fact, that some experts estimate they are responsible for 85-90% of products in the chemical industry.¹ As the role of catalysts in industry continues to …

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What does a Micro-Pelletizing Setup Look Like?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Does a Typical Micropelletizing (Micropelletising) Setup Look Like

Micro-pelletizing can be carried out in a pin mixer, or in a pin mixer/disc pelletizer (pan granulator) combination. Pin mixers alone often provide efficient results when full-scale pelletizing is not necessary, or when only smaller pellets or conditioning is needed. To begin, the pin mixer …

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Coal Dust Remediation

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Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Coal Dust Converted into Pellets

Coal, a combustible, sedimentary rock, has been used for centuries as a reliable energy source. Despite growing renewable energy sources, coal is still the backbone of the world’s energy grid, providing the electricity we need to turn on lights, heat our homes, and cook our …

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Photo of the Week: Binder Spray System

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer (Pelletiser) Binder Spray System

This week’s photo highlights a pan pelletizer’s binder spray system. The spray system, or nozzles, are used to disperse binder. Non-pressure agglomeration technologies, such as pelletizing on a pan pelletizer (also known as a pan granulator or disc pelletizer), often requires the assistance of a …

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Photo of the Week: Agglomeration Test in Process

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Agglomeration (Pelletizing/Pelletising) Test in Process

This week’s photo highlights an agglomeration test in process at the FEECO Innovation Center. Pellets on a disc pelletizer are pictured. The FEECO Innovation Center is equipped for both pressure and non-pressure agglomeration tests on either a single piece of equipment, or in a continuous …

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