All Blog Posts about ‘Granulation Drums’

Photo of the Week: Sticking in a Granulation Drum

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Build-up in a Granulation Drum

This week’s photo illustrates the build-up, or sticking of material in a granulation drum. Granulation drums, used in the fertilizer industry, can be prone to build-up on the interior of the drum for a couple of different reasons. Often times, the material or binder can Continue reading →

 

Proper Rotary Drum Base Installation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Base Installation

Rotary drums, whether dryers, coolers, granulators, or kilns, are an integral part of many industrial processes today. As an extremely valuable investment, protecting this investment with routine maintenance and proper knowledge, can help a rotary drum to lead a long, productive life. Proper installation and Continue reading →

 

Standard Rotary Drum Components

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Ore Agglomeration Drum

A rotary drum is the starting point for many pieces of equipment, including rotary dryers, coolers, kilns,  and granulators. These highly customizable machines may be built according to the specifications of the job at hand, but are also made up of a few standard components. Continue reading →

 

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Drums Part 2

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Corrosion and Abrasion in a Drum

Continued from Part 1: Controlling Buildup in a Drum Abrasion and Corrosion Aside from buildup in a drum, abrasion and corrosion are also common challenges faced by many rotary drum owners. Though abrasion and corrosion can wreak severe havoc on a rotary drum if left Continue reading →

 

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Drums

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Ball and Tube Knocker

Rotary drums are widely used throughout industrial production facilities to accomplish a variety of objectives, including drying, cooling, granulation, coating, and more. While rotary drum equipment is recognized for its reliability and longevity, challenges can arise, with the most common being buildup, corrosion, and abrasion. Continue reading →

 

Briquettes, Granules, and Pellets – What’s the difference?

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pellets Compaction Granules Briquettes

The challenges presented by the handling of material fines is an issue faced across many industries. Whether working with fertilizers, ores, or coal, materials which are difficult to handle, or dusty, can benefit greatly from agglomeration. Because there are many processes by which a material Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 3

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article was written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. Continued from Part 2 Continued Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 2

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. Continued from Part 1 The techniques Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 1

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. ABSTRACT Agglomeration is an old technique. Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Unique Unitized Base Helps Keep Installation and Maintenance Down Time to a Minimum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Unitized Base

Whether a rotary drum is being used as a dryer, kiln, cooler, or otherwise, it is often a key process component in a production setting. As a result, downtime for the rotary drum can have the potential to hold an entire operation on idle. For Continue reading →

 


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