All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

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 →

 

FEECO to Exhibit at Fertilizer Latino Americano (FLA)

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fertilizer Latino Americano 2022

After a hold on in-person events, this year’s Fertilizer Latino Americano (FLA 2022) will be held in Miami, Florida, and as usual, will bring together the industry’s largest players. As a regular exhibitor and an industry veteran, representatives from FEECO will be exhibiting at booth 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 →

 

Benefits of the Granulation Drum in Granular Fertilizer Production

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Benefits of the Granulation Drum (Granulator) in Granular Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Production

The granulation of fertilizer products provides one of the most viable ways to blend minerals into multi-nutrient fertilizers, improve bulk storage and packaging qualities, as well as promote ease of handling and application. One piece of equipment that has become known for its consistency and Continue reading →

 


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