All Blog Posts about ‘Fertilizer Granulation’

Recommendations for Drying Potassium Sulfate (SOP) Fertilizer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

SOP Pellets: Recommendations for Drying Potassium Sulfate

The burgeoning potassium sulfate (SOP) fertilizer market is not just pushing demand for the increasingly popular alternative to potassium chloride (MOP); it’s also calling for more of the equipment needed to process the compound into a market-ready product, especially when it comes to drying – Continue reading →

 

Options in Pre-Conditioning Organics for Granulation

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Options in Preconditioning Organics for Granulation

The practice of granulating organic wastes such as manure has seen an influx of attention in recent years, due to the many advantages that the beneficial reuse of organics has to offer. See the infographic on the benefits of granulating manure here. And with so Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between an Agglomeration Drum and a Granulation Drum?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between an Agglomeration Drum and a Granulation Drum?

Agglomeration drums and granulation drums are two of many terms used to describe rotary drum equipment. Granulation drums are typically used in the agricultural industry for fertilizer production. The tumbling motion inside of the drum creates uniform fertilizer granules that are easy to handle and Continue reading →

 

How FEECO Got its Name

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

How FEECO Got its Name

In 1951, FEECO opened its doors for the very first time, as “Fertilizer Engineering and Equipment Company,” in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Fertilizer Engineering and Equipment Company was founded to provide solutions to the fertilizer industry through producing high-quality, engineered equipment for the production of Continue reading →

 

Strain on Rock Phosphate Resources Tightens as Fertilizer Demand Rises

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Phosphorus continues to be a hot topic in the fertilizer industry, as rising demand for food and decreasing arable land, among other factors, drives demand for the critical crop nutrient. Experts are worried we’ll exhaust our supplies of rock phosphate, the primary material feeding phosphate Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Liners

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Liner

Rotary drum liners protect the drum shell from corrosive or abrasive materials, while also helping to prevent buildup in the drum.  What drum liners are available?  FEECO offers a range of rubber and metal liners for drums of all sizes. Metal liners are available in Continue reading →

 

Hammer Mills: A Reliable Solution for Particle Size Reduction

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A FEECO Hammer Mill.

Agglomeration processes often rely on the ability to break down oversize material, in order to reach ideal particle size distribution for feedstock, or to put oversize product back into the process as recycle. In order to break down oversize product, size reduction equipment is employed, Continue reading →

 

Pneumatic Hammer Knocker Improves on Drum Knocker Design

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Knockers are a valuable tool in minimizing buildup in rotary dryers, coolers, granulators, and coating drums, giving plant managers the opportunity to improve production and product quality. FEECO has developed the pneumatic hammer knocker to provide a more flexible alternative to the commonly chosen ball Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Breeching Assembly

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Breeching

Rotary drum breechings house the inlet and outlet ends of the rotary drum and provide a place for feed and discharge to occur.  What breechings are available?  FEECO offers both inlet and outlet breechings for rotary drums of all types and in various materials of Continue reading →

 

Ensuring A Smooth Rotary Drum Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Installation

A rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomerator, or otherwise, is a major investment and integral part of many industrial processing systems. From drying and cooling bulk solids before storage, to agglomerating ore fines in a heap leaching operation, the rotary drum often serves Continue reading →

 


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