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Rotary Dryer Design 101: Flight Design

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Flights in a Rotary Dryer (Drier)

Rotary dryers have been a part of the thermal processing industry for over a century, and have earned their reputation as the industrial drying workhorse. These robust industrial drying systems have become a staple in just about every industry requiring bulk solids to be dried, Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Atmosphere

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design 101: Defining Your Atmosphere

In addition to the many material characteristics that must be considered during the sizing and design stages of engineering a custom rotary dryer, there are also a few surrounding factors to consider as well. Atmosphere Considerations: Humidity Humid air is already moisture-laden, meaning that some, Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 5 – Material Limitations

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design 101 - Material Limitations

Rotary dryers are used across nearly every industry that requires the drying of bulk solids, be it for producing a product for consumer use, serving as an intermediary step in a larger process, or producing an industrial product that will maintain its integrity throughout its Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 4 – Heat Transfer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Counter Current Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design

Several material characteristics must be included in the design of a rotary dryer that operates efficiently and reliably. In addition to a material’s specific heat, its heat transfer properties must also be taken into account during the dryer sizing and design process. Material Specifications: Heat Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 3 – Specific Heat

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design 101: Specific Heat

Rotary dryers are the backbone of many industrial processes, ensuring bulk solids are properly and efficiently dried to produce a product ready for market or subsequent processing. The design and sizing of a rotary dryer is engineered around the characteristics of the material to be Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 2 – Bulk Density

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design Series - Defining Your Material Part 2: Bulk Density

Rotary dryers are an essential tool throughout a variety of industries, expertly drying bulk solids to meet the requirements of an intended application. Rotary dryers perform best when they are engineered around the specifications of the project at hand – a process that starts by 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 →

 


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