Pin Mixer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pin Mixer

Pin mixers offer an effective approach to mixing, de-dusting, and agglomerating solid and liquid feed components. What follows are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding these diverse continuous mixers.  How does a pin mixer work?  A pin mixer consists of a horizontal …

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Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Iron Ore Pellets

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment. Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to help …

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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 …

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What is Attrition?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is Attrition

Attrition transpires when agglomerates break down into fines- an undesirable occurrence that results in excess dust and waste product. It is commonly seen with granules produced via compaction granulation, and is caused by the rough, jagged edges rubbing against one another and wearing down the …

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Agglomerating Materials for Landfill

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fly ash is often pelletized (pelletised) prior to landfill.

Agglomeration is frequently recognized as a process step that produces more marketable end products, such as fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, and food powders, among others. One overlooked application of agglomeration, however, is the treatment of materials headed to landfill. Before being disposed of, or taken to landfills, …

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