All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Drum’

Keep These Rotary Drum Parts On Hand to Minimize Downtime

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Spare Parts

Rotary drums are central to many industrial processes, serving to dry, cool, agglomerate, heat, and even coat bulk solids.  While in some cases production can be redirected to another drum, or simply taken offline when a mechanical failure occurs, in most cases, an out-of-commission rotary Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Knockers

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Rotary Drum Knockers

Knockers are an essential tool in managing buildup in rotary dryers, coolers, and granulation drums, helping to maintain product integrity and process efficiency. What knockers are available? FEECO offers two different types of knockers – pneumatic hammer knockers and ball and tube knockers. Parts and Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Tire Grinding

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tire (Tyre) and Trunnion Grinding

This week’s photo shows a rotary drum tire being refurbished through tire grinding. Tire grinding is one aspect of rotary drum maintenance that helps to catch problems early on, potentially avoiding costly downtime. All rotary drums, whether heap leaching drums, rotary kilns, or dryers, rest Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Liners

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Liner

Rotary drum liners protect the drum shell from corrosive or abrasive materials, while also helping to prevent buildup in the drum.  What drum liners are available?  FEECO offers a range of rubber and metal liners for drums of all sizes. Metal liners are available in Continue reading →

 

How to Pelletize a Fine Powder

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

How to Pelletize a Fine Powder

Pelletizing is a type of agitation agglomeration used across industries to convert fine powder materials into granular products. The practice offers a number of benefits, and as a result, continues to be employed in a growing number of applications ranging from minerals to specialty chemicals.  Continue reading →

 

Pneumatic Hammer Knocker Improves on Drum Knocker Design

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Knockers are a valuable tool in minimizing buildup in rotary dryers, coolers, granulators, and coating drums, giving plant managers the opportunity to improve production and product quality. FEECO has developed the pneumatic hammer knocker to provide a more flexible alternative to the commonly chosen ball Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Breeching Assembly

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Breeching

Rotary drum breechings house the inlet and outlet ends of the rotary drum and provide a place for feed and discharge to occur.  What breechings are available?  FEECO offers both inlet and outlet breechings for rotary drums of all types and in various materials of Continue reading →

 

Using Agglomeration to Improve Bed Permeability for Liquids & Gases

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Agglomeration in Improving Bed Permeability

While agglomeration is most often considered as a means to a product’s end, in some cases, it also frequently serves as an important stepping stone behind the scenes in the production of other materials and products.  In these cases, agglomeration, or pelletizing, is a vital Continue reading →

 

Ensuring A Smooth Rotary Drum Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Installation

A rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomerator, or otherwise, is a major investment and integral part of many industrial processing systems. From drying and cooling bulk solids before storage, to agglomerating ore fines in a heap leaching operation, the rotary drum often serves Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Girth Gears: Flange or Spring Mount?

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Girth Gear Mounting Styles

Heavy-duty and built for high-horsepower jobs, the gear and pinion drive assembly is one of the most popular rotary drum drive assemblies on the market. In utilizing a gear and pinion drive, one must decide how the gear portion of the assembly will be affixed Continue reading →

 


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