All Blog Posts about ‘Chemical Processing’

14 Particle Characteristics You Can Control When You Agglomerate Powder

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Particle Characteristics to Control when you Agglomerate Powder

Agglomeration, or particle size enlargement, offers those who process bulk solids an array of benefits ranging from minimized fugitive dust, to improved flowability, and so much more. One of the greatest advantages offered by agglomeration, however, and a key reason for its widespread adoption throughout Continue reading →

 

Opportunities in Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Opportunities

The lithium-ion battery market has seen explosive growth in recent years, largely in response to the growing electric vehicle market, coupled with the increasing use of consumer electronics and a desire to advance energy storage technology for renewable energy applications. A Grand View Research report Continue reading →

 

The Calcination of Kaolin Clay

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Kaolin Clay Calcination

Kaolin clay, also known as China clay, is an essential industrial mineral primarily made up of the mineral kaolinite – a hydrous aluminum silicate. Kaolin can be found in applications all around us, from consumer products, to advanced industrial processing. Most notably, kaolin is lauded Continue reading →

 

Value in Waste: Fly Ash Reuse and Recovery Opportunities

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Raw and Pelletized (Pelletised) Fly Ash

As a major source of industrial waste around the world, fly ash, a byproduct of coal generated power, presents a significant waste management challenge to the energy industry. Fly ash is host to a variety of contaminants that if not properly managed, can pose serious Continue reading →

 

Pelletizing Offers Premium Alternative for Potash and Ammonium Sulfate Fertilizer Granulation

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletizing an Alternative for Ammonium Sulfate and Potash Fertilizer Granulation

Potassium and ammonium salts are essential in supplementing crop nutritional requirements.  While the granulation of these materials has traditionally been carried out via roll compaction, the demand for a more round and less angular product is causing some fertilizer producers to introduce an additional production Continue reading →

 

Granulating Iron Oxide Pigments for Use in Concrete

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Iron Oxide Pigment Production

Iron oxides, of which there are 16, are chemical compounds made up of iron and oxygen. These diverse chemical compounds are widely employed by various industries for their use as pigments. Termed iron oxide pigments (IOPs), IOPs have become an indispensable material for one industry Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Applications in the Pigment Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Applications in the Pigment Industry, 3D Model of a FEECO Rotary Kiln

Industrial pigments play an important role in the performance and durability of many products. In addition to serving as a coloring agent, pigments can also offer protection against corrosion and even UV rays; pigments are all around us, from building materials and concrete, to textiles, Continue reading →

 

Coating Paves the Way in Transforming Traditional Fertilizers into Specialty Products

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coated Urea Fertilizer (Fertiliser)

As the amount of arable land per capita declines in the face of a growing global population, the need to improve agricultural productivity is critical. At the same time, the inefficient use of fertilizer products has brought about several environmental issues with devastating effects on Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kilns: Processes Defined

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Kiln Processes

A rotary kiln is a thermal processing tool used in a variety of applications. It consists of a rotating drum with high temperature products of combustion flowing through or around it, creating a precisely controlled environment for material property change. Due to the substantially high Continue reading →

 

The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Soda Ash Calciner

Soda ash, or sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), is a versatile alkali material, critical in the production of a litany of products and materials. From detergents and chemicals, to consumer products and water softeners, this material can be found in many of the products we interact with throughout Continue reading →

 


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