All Blog Posts about ‘Glass’

Sand Dryers Optimize Product for Industrial Use

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sand Dryers (Driers)

Industrial sands are employed throughout a variety of industries, showing up in our daily lives in everything from electronics to paint, each application requiring sand to meet precise chemical and physical specifications.   A key aspect of sand’s ability to meet its intended application is the Continue reading →

 

The Importance of Material Knowledge

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Material Characteristics

Why is material knowledge fundamental to process and product design? To answer that question, let’s suppose that you operate a glass treatment facility that sorts, crushes, and then melts recycled glass into a new product. You notice there is a significant loss in crushed glass Continue reading →

 

The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Soda Ash Calciner

Soda ash, or sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), is a versatile alkali material, critical in the production of a litany of products and materials. From detergents and chemicals, to consumer products and water softeners, this material can be found in many of the products we interact with throughout Continue reading →

 

FEECO Delivers Engineered Process Design Solutions

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Feeco Delivers An Engineered Product

While many companies provide industrial equipment, FEECO is unique in that we not only offer equipment, but we can also provide complete solutions for those looking to develop a new process, improve an existing one, or solve a problem through material processing. In our state-of-the-art Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pelletized Recycled Glass

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized (Pelletised) Recycled Glass

This week’s photo illustrates the before and after of pelletized recycled glass. Glass bound for reuse is taken from recycling bins to a glass treatment plant where, after sorting, it is crushed up to be made into new glass products. This crushed glass is referred Continue reading →

 

Helping a Glass Company during the Oil Crisis of the 70’s

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

1970s Oil Crisis

Jim Madigan is the founder and past President of FEECO International.  Jim has great stories and knowledge from his time in the fertilizer industry. Q. You started FEECO in 1951 and have provided solutions to a lot of companies and industries. Are there any projects Continue reading →

 

Waste to Value: Recycling Plays an Important Role

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Waste to Value Added Products Chart

In an article for the Sydney Morning Herald, Melinda Ham outlines a few of the key processes by which waste is recycled and reused throughout Australia. As recycling becomes a necessity rather than a nicety, the importance of turning wastes into value-added products will become Continue reading →

 


Read more