All Blog Posts about ‘Chemical Processing’

The Pin Mixer: An Ideal Solution for Processing Ultra-Fine Materials

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The Pin Mixer: An Ideal Solution for Ultra-Fine Materials

The pin mixer is an industrial mixing solution ideal for mixing, conditioning, and agglomerating material fines in the presence of a binder. While the pugmill mixer (paddle mixer) is best suited for heavy-duty materials such as ores, the pin mixer excels in applications where extremely Continue reading →

 

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

Catalysts continue to play a growing role in modern industry, carrying out an array of processes that otherwise might not be possible, promoting more sustainable industries through efficient processing, reducing toxic emissions, and more.  As the use of catalysts grows, so too does the amount Continue reading →

 

Preventing Fertilizer Caking With a Coating Drum

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preventing Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Caking Through Coating

Caking is one of the most challenging issues that granular fertilizer producers face. This ubiquitous problem causes an array of complications that threaten to degrade product quality, cause dust issues and safety hazards, and even spoil product, representing potentially significant losses and risk. One especially Continue reading →

 

Improving the Fertilizer Coating Process with a Coating Drum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Coating Drum

With producers and buyers becoming more discerning, the need to produce high-quality granular fertilizer products has never been more important; producing a product exactly to the desired specification has become a necessity in today’s ultra-competitive market, particularly when it comes to specialty fertilizer and soil Continue reading →

 

Leveraging Phosphate Plant Process Development Services

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Leveraging Phosphate Plant Process Development Services

Phosphates are essential to life on Earth, providing the vital nutrient phosphorus, which contributes to a multitude of biological processes that make human, plant, and animal life possible. Phosphates can be made into an array of products, from fertilizers to food and consumer products, and Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers (Fertilisers)

Phosphorus is a vital component to the health of plants, assisting in many biological processes that help to create strong stems and roots, aid in resistance to disease, and create a more productive plant overall. Phosphorus is derived from phosphate rock, deposits of which are Continue reading →

 

Plastic Pyrolysis Market Heating Up

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Plastic Pyrolysis Market Heating Up

Plastic pyrolysis has long been explored as a means of creating a circular economy around plastics, and as evidence mounts in favor of the technique, more and more organizations and government bodies are putting pen to paper, showing their support for it. In fact, a Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryers: The Ideal Choice in Processing Phosphates

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Drum Dryer (Drier)

Phosphorus is a versatile component to life on Earth, aiding in a multitude of biological processes that create strong plants, animals, and even humans. As such a vital building block to life, it’s no wonder that ore-bearing phosphate rock is processed into all sorts of Continue reading →

 

Preparing Materials for Calcination

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preparing Materials for Calcination

Calcination is an essential thermal processing technique relied upon by a host of industrial processes to cause a chemical reaction or phase change, remove crystalline water, volatilize organic compounds, and more.  While calcination is applicable to a wide range of materials, it often requires material Continue reading →

 

Rotary Coolers in Fertilizer Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary coolers in fertilizer production

Product cooling is often a vital step in the production of fertilizers, helping to ensure product integrity and reduce potential hazards. Rotary coolers are the equipment of choice for fertilizer production plants, offering a host of benefits.  The following covers the important role cooling plays Continue reading →

 


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