All Blog Posts about ‘Pin Mixers’

The Pin Mixer: An Ideal Solution for Processing Ultra-Fine Materials

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The Pin Mixer: An Ideal Solution for Ultra-Fine Materials

The pin mixer is an industrial mixing solution ideal for mixing, conditioning, and agglomerating material fines in the presence of a binder. While the pugmill mixer (paddle mixer) is best suited for heavy-duty materials such as ores, the pin mixer excels in applications where extremely 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 →

 

Question of the Week: What Materials can Benefit from Processing in a Pin Mixer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What Materials can Benefit from Processing in a Pin Mixer

Pin mixers are industrial mixing devices used to process fine materials in the presence of a binder. They are especially adept for micro-pelletizing and de-dusting applications. The following materials are often processed in a pin mixer.  Mixing         Bentonite clay         Diatomaceous earth         Fly ash         Limestone         Magnesium Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Before and After Processing in a Batch Pin Mixer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Before and After Processing in a Batch Pin Mixer

This week’s photo highlights a material before and after processing in the FEECO Innovation Center’s batch pin mixer. Pin mixers are adept for mixing, agglomerating, conditioning, micro-pelletizing, and de-dusting applications. The intense spinning action allows them to densify material and create small pellets, an ideal Continue reading →

 

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: Pin Mixer Under Production

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pin Mixer in Production

Our photo this week highlights a pin mixer currently under production in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. Pin mixers are industrial mixers used to condition, mix, micro-pelletize, and agglomerate material. They can be used a pre-cursor to a disc pelletizing or agglomeration drum set-up, or as a Continue reading →

 

Why Add a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing Operation?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Adding a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing (Pelletising) Operation

Some limestone pelletizing operations use a pin mixer to condition the material prior to processing it on a disc pelletizer. While this step is not required, adding a pin mixer to a limestone pelletization process offers many benefits to the overall agglomeration operation at hand, 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 →

 


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