All Blog Posts about ‘Pug Mills’

Photo of the Week: Material Processed in a Pug Mill

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Material Processed in a Pug Mill

This week’s photo highlights material processed in a pugmill mixer. Pug mills, also known as paddle mixers, are industrial mixers used to condition, mix and agglomerate materials often in the presence of a binder. The pugmill mixer’s dual shafts with pitched paddles create a kneading Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Role do Pug Mills Play in Processing Copper Concentrates?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Copper Concentrate Pug Mills

In the copper production via smelting process, pugmill mixers are used for mixing and conditioning. Pug mills are highly proficient at combining both solid and liquid feeds into a homogenous mixture, and are therefore an ideal mixing device in the smelting process. Numerous components are Continue reading →

 

The Role of Pug Mills in Processing Copper Concentrates

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Paddle Mixer for Copper Concentrates

Copper is an integral part of modern society and can be found all around us in products like wiring, plumbing, and even electronics. As such a vital component to the modern world, copper is mined and processed extensively across the globe to feed the growing Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pug Mill Under Construction

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill Under Construction

This week’s photo highlights a pugmill mixer. FEECO’s Assembly Team is currently constructing the machine at our Fabrication Facility in Green Bay, WI (USA). A pugmill mixer, also known as a paddle mixer, is a horizontal mixing, conditioning, and agglomerating device ideal for processing heavy-duty Continue reading →

 

Briquettes, Granules, and Pellets – What’s the difference?

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pellets-Compaction Granules-Briquettes

The challenges presented by the handling of material fines is an issue faced across many industries. Whether working with fertilizers, ores, or coal, materials which are difficult to handle, or dusty, can benefit greatly from agglomeration. Because there are many processes by which a material Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 3

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article was written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. Continued from Part 2 Continued Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 2

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. Continued from Part 1 The techniques Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 1

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. ABSTRACT Agglomeration is an old technique. Continue reading →

 

Kozicki Co-Writes Article for Chemical Engineering Magazine

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO International

The January issue of Chemical Engineering got a lesson in agglomeration from one of Feeco International’s own, Chris Kozicki, the process sales engineer who co-wrote an article on the process of wet agglomeration. The article, “Consider Wet Agglomeration to Improve Powder Flow,” focuses on the Continue reading →