All Blog Posts about ‘Pin Mixers’

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 →

 

Question of the Week: What is Non-Pressure Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is Non-pressure Agglomeration (also known as agitation agglomeration or tumble-growth agglomeration)?

Non-pressure agglomeration, also known as tumble growth agglomeration, is a process which uses a tumbling motion and binding agent to grow material fines or powders into a spherical pellet form.   Non-pressure agglomeration methods include: Pelletizing (rotary drum or disc pelletizer): a process where material 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 →

 

FEECO’s Pin Mixer is Ideal for De-dusting Coal

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pin Mixers Ideal for De-dusting Coal

Despite the effort to move away from fossil fuels, coal is still an important energy source and will likely continue to remain so into the future. Unfortunately, with coal comes coal dust – a challenging and unavoidable by-product of the industry. Coal dust presents a Continue reading →

 

Introduction to Pin Mixer Design & Customization

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

FEECO Custom Pin Mixer

The pin mixer is a horizontal, medium-shear industrial mixer used in a wide variety of settings. It is most well known for its ability to densify and de-dust; from chemical processing to energy production, it is the equipment of choice when pelletizing or agglomerating ultra-fine Continue reading →

 

Pin Mixer Pelletizing: A Preferred Method of Dust Suppression in the Carbon Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dust Suppression for Carbon Products

Carbon-based materials are an essential component in our everyday lives, from the fuel heating our homes, to the tires on our cars, and even in plastics; carbon as an industrial material is all around us.  Carbon materials exist and are produced in a wide array Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Reasons to Condition Bulk Solids?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What are the Reasons to Condition Bulk Solids

Conditioning is an important part in bulk solids processing, allowing producers to alter the material to fit their unique needs. While there are many reasons to condition a material, three central objectives are highlighted below. To improve the efficiency of the process. Conditioning a material Continue reading →

 

Pelletizing Plant FAQs

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletizing Plant FAQs

In the early stages of designing and developing a pelletizer plant, many questions often arise: what equipment will best suit my process; do I need a binder; how tall will my building have to be, and more. While this process prompts a host of questions, Continue reading →

 

Key Considerations in Choosing an Agglomeration Equipment Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Choosing an Agglomeration Equipment Manufacturer

When looking to agglomerate material, many options are available. Agglomeration equipment providers often specialize in a particular industry, type of agglomeration equipment, or category of agglomeration solutions.  As the capabilities, offerings, and experience of each vary significantly, finding the right agglomeration equipment provider requires a Continue reading →

 

Agglomeration (Pelletizing) Equipment in Agriculture

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration Equipment in Agriculture

Agglomeration (particle size enlargement) is widely used throughout the agriculture industry to minimize dust, improve handling and transportation characteristics, and enhance product performance – among other things. The practice offers benefits to everything from fertilizers and soil amendments, to animal feed products, and even pesticides. Continue reading →

 


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