All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

Photo of the Week: High Speed Mixer

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

High-Speed Mixer used in animal feed granulation

Today’s photo highlights a high speed mixer. FEECO’s high speed mixers are ideal for producing MCP and DCP animal feeds. They are mounted on top of pugmill mixers, and provide a thorough reaction of feed components, in addition to a mixture of materials, before processing Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do Hammer Mills Work?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

How do Hammer Mills Work

Hammer mills are a type of size reduction equipment, used to break down oversized granular materials. Breaking down oversize material helps to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock. FEECO hammer mills use a central rotating shaft, with several ‘hammers’ attached to the pivots on Continue reading →

 

Granulation an Important Tool for Plant Biostimulants Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fertilizer Pellets

Plant biostimulants represent a relatively new category of products used in crop production to improve plant growth through various biological mechanisms. This category emerged in recent years and continues to grow at a rapid pace; Fortune Business Insights predicts the biostimulant market will see a Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Granulator Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Granulator

Rotary drum granulators, also known as agglomeration or granulation drums, are pivotal to a wide array of industrial processes, helping producers working with bulk solids to condition and agglomerate their materials for downstream processing, easier handling, and improved performance.  In selecting agglomeration/granulation equipment and evaluating Continue reading →

 

Food & Fertilizer Production Top Priorities for the White House

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Food and Fertilizer Production Top Priorities for White House

The White House recently announced three initiatives that will help to mitigate the rising cost of food hitting Americans, as well as food shortages being seen globally due in large part to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The initiatives center on improving crop production in the US, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Drive Shaft Alignment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Laser Alignment for Ddrive Assembly

This week’s photo, taken in the FEECO Fabrication facility, shows a FEECO employee using a laser shaft alignment tool to properly align the coupling on the shafts of a drive assembly. The coupling joins the shafts between the drive motor and reducer. The shafts are 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 →

 

Domestic Fertilizer Production Gets Boost from USDA Grant

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

USDA Grant to Boost Fertilizer Production

The USDA has announced it will make $250 million in grants available to support domestic fertilizer production. The announcement comes amid soaring fertilizer prices and a high dependence on imports from an increasingly shaky global economy.  With a special focus on innovative, sustainable, and independent Continue reading →

 

Systems for Granular Fertilizer and Soil Amendment Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Granular Fertilizer(Fertiliser) and Soil Amendment Equipment/Granulation System and Product

Just as there is significant diversity among granular fertilizer and soil amendment products, there are many ways in which these products can be produced. Whether producing a single nutrient product, a multi-nutrient complex fertilizer, organic-based fertilizer, or soil amendment, the process configuration for a given Continue reading →

 

Opportunities in Recycling Phosphorus

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Phosphorus Recycling

Phosphates play a key role in maintaining food security and overall life on Earth; the phosphorus available in phosphates is a necessary nutrient for many biological processes that occur in humans, plants, and animals. Without it, crops would not produce, animals could not survive, and Continue reading →

 


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