All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

Photo of the Week: Fertilizer Granulation Plant

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Granulation Plant

This week’s photo highlights a fertilizer granulation plant. The pilot plant is equipped with granulation, drying, cooling, and coating capabilities. A granulation drum is pictured at the top of the photo, a coating drum is at the bottom left, and a rotary dryer is pictured Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Training: Maintaining Proper Float Between Thrust Rollers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Training

An adequate preventative maintenance plan is a major contributing factor to maximizing the service life of a rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, kiln, or granulator.  Despite being a rugged piece of equipment, rotary drums require a careful balance of load on mechanical components 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 →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Pipe Reactor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Pipe Reactor

Today’s photo highlights a 3D pipe reactor. A pipe reactor is an acid-base reaction vessel used in the production of inorganic fertilizers. Phosphoric or sulfuric acid is fed into one side of the pipe, and gaseous or liquid ammonia is sparged into the reaction chamber. This Continue reading →

 

Africa on Path Toward Potash Fertilizer Production

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Africa on Path Toward Potash Fertilizer Production

Potash is increasingly being recognized as a limiting factor in crop production, both in quality and yield, making its role in meeting future food security needs critical. As a result, potash fertilizer production has never been more important.  Africa, a region that has historically struggled Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry, Meeting Nickel Demand, and Activated Carbon System Requirements

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Paper Sludge

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Waste to Value: Reusing Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry Waste to Value: Reusing Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry looks at Continue reading →

 

Soil Amendments and Conditioners Vital in Soil Restoration

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Soil Amendments and Conditioners Vital in Soil Restoration

Soil health has become a topic of increasing importance in recent years as scientists call for action around restoring the world’s deteriorating soils. Soils around the globe have become depleted of the materials necessary to promote a flourishing soil environment and the subsequent nutritious crops Continue reading →

 

Benefits of Pipe Reactor Granulation for Ammonium Sulfate Fertilizer Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Benefits of a Pipe Reactor for Ammonium Sulfate Granulation

Originally designed by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for producing ammoniated phosphates, the pipe reactor serves as a way to mitigate the challenges associated with pre-reactor tanks in the fertilizer ammoniation-granulation process.  Also known as the cross-pipe reactor, the pipe reactor has been making a Continue reading →

 

Potassium Compounds Used in Potash Fertilizer Production on the Rise

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Potassium Compounds in Potash Fertilizer Production

As one of the three macronutrients required by plants for healthy growth, potassium is a key component in maximizing crop yields, producing quality crops, and meeting global food security needs.  As maximizing agricultural productivity becomes essential to meeting future global food supply, crop nutrition is Continue reading →

 

Physical Specifications for Granular Fertilizer and Soil Amendment Products

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Physical Specifications for Granular Fertilizers (fertilisers)

Fertilizer and soil amendment products have had a long evolution in terms of quality. At the start of modern agriculture, growers had few options – most of them not ideal. But advanced manufacturing methods, coupled with a greater understanding of nutrient and particle performance, has Continue reading →

 


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