All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

Factors that Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Factors that Influence the Viability of a Granulation Process

Be it for a fertilizer or soil amendment product, the granulation process (and the many configurations thereof) requires a delicate balance of variables in order to economically produce a product that meets the desired qualities. Depending on the feedstock, the end product, and the process Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Hammer Mills in Particle Size Reduction, Kaolin Clay Calcination, and Bulk Material Handling in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Kaolin Clay Calcination

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Hammer Mills: A Reliable Solution for Particle Size Reduction Hammer Mills: A Reliable Solution for Particle Size Reduction looks at the role Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Granulation Drum with Integrated Pipe Reactor

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Granulation Drum with Pipe Reactor

This week’s photo highlights a granulation drum integrated with a pipe reactor. Granulation drums are ideal for high capacity process settings, or when a chemical reaction is required during agglomeration. In those cases, the drum is fitted with a pipe reactor, as seen in this 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 →

 

Waste to Value: Reusing Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry

Despite growing digitization, the pulp and paper industry remains healthy, with new and alternative applications displacing demand for declining products.  The processing of pulp and paper products yields a significant amount of waste in the form of sludge, collectively referred to as pulp and paper 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 →

 

Key Considerations in Choosing an Agglomeration Equipment Manufacturer

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Choosing an Agglomeration Equipment Manufacturer

When looking to agglomerate material, many options are available. Agglomeration equipment providers often specialize in a particular industry, type of agglomeration equipment, or category of agglomeration solutions.  As the capabilities, offerings, and experience of each vary significantly, finding the right agglomeration equipment provider requires a Continue reading →

 

7 Uses for Granulated Potash

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Potash Compaction Granules

Potash is the general name given to various inorganic compounds that contain potassium in a water-soluble form. A number of common potassium compounds exist, including potassium carbonate and potassium chloride. Before the industrial era, potash was obtained by leaching wood ashes in a pot (hence Continue reading →

 

Testing Crucial in Granulation Drum (Granulator) Design

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Featured-Image-Testing-Crucial-in-Granulation-Drum-Design

Granulation drums are utilized in many industries, processing a wide range of materials into a more usable, more marketable granular form, whether it be for use as a fertilizer, chemical agent, mineral, or otherwise. Since all materials respond differently to granulation, the design of a Continue reading →

 

Improve Fertilizer Granulation With a Process Audit

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Whether producing a single nutrient product, a complex fertilizer, specialty product, or even a soil amendment, fertilizer and soil conditioner producers rely on their operation to meet the increasingly demanding needs of the industry. When problems arise, or inefficiencies occur, it quickly translates into substantial Continue reading →

 


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