All Blog Posts about ‘Disc Pelletizers’

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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Disc Pelletizer Design and Manufacturing

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer Design and Manufacturing

Today’s photo highlights a disc pelletizer project, showcasing FEECO’s scope of work from drawings by our drafters and design team, all the way through to robust equipment manufacturing. The equipment was produced for a repeat customer, and weighs over 53,000 pounds, stands 18 feet high, and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between Pelleting and Pelletizing?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Difference Between Pelleting and Pelletizing

Pelleting and pelletizing are two terms often used interchangeably, though their processing methods do differ. Pelleting commonly refers to the extrusion process, where cylindrical pellets are formed by forcing material through a die. It is most often used with wood, fuel and feed products (such Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Hooded Disc Pelletizer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Hooded Disc Pelletizer

This week’s photo highlights a hooded disc pelletizer in the FEECO Innovation Center. Hoods are occasionally used during disc pelletizer operation to protect the operator from hazardous materials. Maintaining a safe work environment is a top priority for any industrial operation, and the hood helps Continue reading →

 

Agglomeration Equipment Basics

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration Equipment Basics

There are many choices on the market when it comes to agglomeration equipment. Additionally, new uses are being developed all the time, making current equipment options increasingly flexible. Below, we’ve provided a quick overview of some of the most common types of agglomeration equipment. Click Continue reading →