All Blog Posts about ‘conditioning’

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 →

 

The Role of the Pugmill Mixer in Processing Copper Concentrates

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill Mixer for Copper Concentrates

Smelting is a pyrometallurgical process that uses thermal processing techniques to purify copper through chemical reactions. And while most focus is given to the furnaces involved in this process, one piece of equipment has not only helped to increase the efficiency of copper smelting, but Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is Conditioning?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is Conditioning

Conditioning refers to the processing of bulk solids material for improved efficiency of downstream processing, improved material handling, or to improve product performance. Conditioning can be accomplished using numerous processes and equipment, all varying on the unique characteristics of the material to be processed and Continue reading →

 

A Look at Conditioning Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Glass Batch Conditioned in a Pin Mixer

Conditioning is a term used frequently in the field of bulk solids processing to describe a wide range of material treatments, be it for a raw material, a byproduct, or a finished product. Conditioning is an important component in the processing of bulk solids, allowing Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Pin Mixer is Ideal for De-dusting Coal

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pin Mixers Ideal for De-dusting Coal

Despite the effort to move away from fossil fuels, coal is still an important energy source and will likely continue to remain so into the future. Unfortunately, with coal comes coal dust – a challenging and unavoidable by-product of the industry. Coal dust presents a Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Reasons to Condition Bulk Solids?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What are the Reasons to Condition Bulk Solids

Conditioning is an important part in bulk solids processing, allowing producers to alter the material to fit their unique needs. While there are many reasons to condition a material, three central objectives are highlighted below. To improve the efficiency of the process. Conditioning a material Continue reading →

 

The Role of Coarse Conditioning Drums in Potash Flotation

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Coarse Conditioning Drums in Potash Flotation

Made up of sylvite (KCl) and halite (NaCl), sylvinite is an evaporite mineral that serves as the world’s primary source of potash – a nutrient critical to maintaining global food security.  Froth flotation is widely used for separating KCl from NaCl and other undesirable components Continue reading →

 

Pugmill Mixer Capabilities Offer Ideal Processing in Key Settings

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer) Capabilities Offer Ideal Processing in Key Settings

The pugmill mixer, also commonly referred to as a paddle mixer or pug mill, is widely employed in a variety of processes transversing many industries. Flexibility in mixing, agglomerating, and conditioning make the capabilities of the pugmill mixer applicable to a wide range of bulk Continue reading →

 

Dust Suppression Options When Working With Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dust Suppression Options for Bulk Solids

Whether it is to prevent product loss, avoid health-related risks, or otherwise, managing fugitive dust is a key focus in nearly every industrial setting where bulk solids are handled. In fact, the crucial nature of dust suppression has caused it to evolve into an industry Continue reading →

 


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