All Blog Posts about ‘Paddle Mixers’

Question of the Week: What are Common Paddle Mixer Applications?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Common Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer) Applications

Paddle mixers are relatively flexible devices, able to mix, condition, and agglomerate a diverse range of bulk solid materials. They are also adept at processing both liquid and solid feeds, and can be used as stand-alone pieces of equipment, or prior to processing in a Continue reading →

 

The Top 4 Paddle Mixer Maintenance Tips

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Paddle Mixer (Pugmill Mixer, Pug Mill) Maintenance

Even a robust, quality piece of equipment such as a paddle mixer requires maintenance to sustain daily operating procedure. As an added benefit, regular maintenance prevents costly breakdowns, promotes safety, and extends equipment life. To help promote paddle mixer maintenance, outlined below are our top Continue reading →

 

Choosing a Continuous Mixer Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Continuous Pin Mixer

Continuous mixers play a vital role in a wide array of industrial process settings, de-dusting materials, promoting product uniformity, streamlining downstream processes, and so much more. And while the capabilities of a continuous mixer are many, so too are the number of manufacturers offering these 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 →

 

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 →

 

How Does a Pugmill Mixer Work?

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill Mixer

A pugmill mixer, also known as a pug mill or paddle mixer, is a type of horizontal, continuous mixer used throughout a variety of industries to combine solid and liquid feed components into a homogeneous mixture. Pugmill mixers are chosen for especially demanding settings in 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 →

 

Question of the Week: What Equipment is Used to Pre-Condition Material for Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Equipment Used to Precondition Material for Agglomeration, Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer)

Pre-conditioning, or preparing material for agglomeration, is critical to agglomeration success; it can help improve further processing, and create a more refined end product. FEECO offers the following pre-conditioning equipment: Rotary Dryer. A material must fall within a set moisture range to agglomerate effectively. Materials Continue reading →

 

A Look at Conditioning Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Glass Batch Conditioned in a Pin Mixer

Conditioning is a term used frequently in the field of bulk solids processing to describe a wide range of material treatments, be it for a raw material, a byproduct, or a finished product. Conditioning is an important component in the processing of bulk solids, allowing Continue reading →

 

Customizing Pugmill Mixers for Easy Maintenance

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill mixers are a type of continuous mixer used throughout several industries to accomplish agglomeration, mixing, and conditioning of bulk solids. They have become a critical processing device in a number of industrial settings, granulating organic materials, conditioning sludge and ash by-products for disposal, and Continue reading →

 


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