All Blog Posts about ‘Disc Pelletizers’

Pelletizing Offers Sugar Beet Producers Opportunity to Reuse Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (Spent Lime)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Limestone

Precipitated calcium carbonate is a byproduct of the sugar industry, produced during the purification of sugar from beets.  This waste has long presented a management problem for sugar producers. As many are discovering, however, by pelletizing precipitated calcium carbonate, they are able to recover value Continue reading →

 

Material Pretreatment Requirements for Pelletizing

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletizing Pretreatment

Pelletizing is a valuable tool in managing the properties of bulk solids. From flowability to bulk density and so much more, pelletizing gives producers in nearly every industry a way to control the handling and performance characteristics of their bulk solids. And while pelletizing provides Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Granular Fly Ash

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Granular Fly Ash, Pelletized (Pelletised) Fly Ash

This week’s photo shows agglomerated fly ash. Fly ash is a process by-product resulting from fines rising with flue gases during the production of power in coal-fired power plants. Although fly ash has traditionally been landfilled, it has been discovered as a valuable additive in Continue reading →

 

Maintaining your Limestone Pelletizing Operation

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Pelletized (Pelletised) Limestone

An effective maintenance program is indispensable to sustaining an efficient, productive limestone pelletizing operation. While maintenance is often overlooked, it should always be incorporated as part of a facility’s regular operation procedures. Limestone pelletizer plant maintenance ensures equipment reliability, preserves a safe work environment, and Continue reading →

 

Seven Reasons to Train Disc Pelletizer (Pan Granulator) Operators

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Seven Reasons to Train Disc Pelletizer Operators

With a host of benefits, disc pelletizers (also known as pan granulators) are increasingly being used in industries ranging from chemicals to minerals, but they can seem problematic if operators aren’t familiar with the underlying principles of agitation agglomeration and how the disc pelletizer works.  Continue reading →

 

How to Use a Disc Pelletizer (Pan Granulator)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The diagram overlayed on this actual running pelletizer (pelletiser) shows how the principles apply to the real-life operation of a pelletizer (pelletiser).

In the world of agitation agglomeration equipment, the disc pelletizer (sometimes also called a pan granulator) is often chosen for its ability to create a refined product. It is widely used to process everything from chemical powders, fly ash, and soil amendments, to minerals and Continue reading →

 

Using Agglomeration to Improve Bed Permeability for Liquids & Gases

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration in Improving Bed Permeability

While agglomeration is most often considered as a means to a product’s end, in some cases, it also frequently serves as an important stepping stone behind the scenes in the production of other materials and products.  In these cases, agglomeration, or pelletizing, is a vital Continue reading →

 

Fly Ash Agglomeration

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized (Pelletised) Fly Ash

Fly ash is a fine, powder-like material generated from coal-burning power plants. And despite an increase toward more sustainable energy production, coal-burning power plants are still prevalent, producing fly ash that could serve as a valuable commodity. Thus now is an important time as any Continue reading →

 

Disc Pelletizer (Pan Granulator) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer FAQs

Disc pelletizers are a type of agitation agglomeration equipment used to process fines into rounded pellets or granules. They are favored by industries ranging from specialty chemicals to soil amendments for their flexibility in particle size control and the refined pellet product they produce. The Continue reading →

 

Seven Reasons Why Soil Amendment Producers Prefer Disc Pelletizers (Pan Granulators)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Why Soil Amendment Producers Prefer Disc Pelletizers

The soil amendment industry is one of constantly rising competition; consumers are becoming more discerning, expecting more from the products they choose to put their money in, and the science around soil health is continually advancing, prompting demand for more specialized products. The use of Continue reading →

 


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