All Blog Posts about ‘Pug Mills’

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 →

 

The Role of the Pugmill Mixer in Processing Copper Concentrates

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill Mixer for Copper Concentrates

Smelting is a pyrometallurgical process that uses thermal processing techniques to purify copper through chemical reactions. And while most focus is given to the furnaces involved in this process, one piece of equipment has not only helped to increase the efficiency of copper smelting, but 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 →

 

Question of the Week: What is Conditioning?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is Conditioning

Conditioning refers to the processing of bulk solids material for improved efficiency of downstream processing, improved material handling, or to improve product performance. Conditioning can be accomplished using numerous processes and equipment, all varying on the unique characteristics of the material to be processed and 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 →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Sand Dryers, Feedstock Uniformity, and Pugmill Mixer FAQs

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pellets Produced in the FEECO Innovation Center

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Sand Dryers Optimize Product for Industrial Use Sand Dryers Optimize Product for Industrial Use looks at the role of drying in producing Continue reading →

 


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