All Blog Posts about ‘Gypsum’

Resource of the Week: Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments Infographic

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Infographic on Limestone and Gypsum Soil Amendments

This week’s highlighted resource is an infographic on limestone and gypsum soil amendments. Limestone and gypsum are both critical soil conditioners that have been gaining in popularity over the years. This infographic covers their capabilities, how they are produced in granular form, as well as Continue reading →

 

6 Facts about Synthetic Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Synthetic Gypsum Facts

What is synthetic gypsum? While natural gypsum has been mined and manufactured for centuries, the process of manufacturing synthetic gypsum has only been available for the last few decades. In case you’re not familiar with synthetic gypsum’s characteristics and uses, read on to learn the Continue reading →

 

Using a Pin Mixer to Pelletize Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Gypsum Pin Mixer

When designing a gypsum pelletizing system, most attention focuses on larger equipment such as disc pelletizers or rotary dryers. However, the importance of a pin mixer for gypsum pelletizing should not be overlooked. Pin mixers offer numerous benefits such as solids mixing, densification, and granulation. Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Use of a Pin Mixer for Processing Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the use of a pin mixer for processing gypsum. Gypsum is widely used as a soil amendment, but it is first processed into granules for improved handling and application characteristics. Using a Pin Mixer to Process Continue reading →

 

Processing Gypsum for Use in Soil Amendments

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Pelletized Gypsum

Gypsum, or calcium sulfate dihydrate, is a common element found worldwide. In fact, over 90 countries mine more than 110 million tons per year. Gypsum’s global prevalence is fortunate considering its versatility. It is a key ingredient in cement, plaster, and even building materials. Gypsum Continue reading →

 

Phosphogypsum – An Industrial Byproduct with Value

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Phosphogypsum: An Industrial By-product with Value

Phosphogypsum is a by-product of the phosphates industry. Produced in significant quantities, the material is considered a waste in the US due to radioactivity, where the primary means of management is storage in “stacks.” But around the world, phosphogypsum is increasingly being utilized in beneficial Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Raw and Pelletized Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Raw and Pelletized Gypsum

This week’s photo shows a raw and pelletized gypsum sample from the FEECO Innovation Center. Gypsum can present unique challenges, and for this reason, testing is often necessary to achieve successful gypsum processing. Customers come to the FEECO Innovation Center to test the feasibility of a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Gypsum Sample

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Agglomerated Gypsum Sample

This week’s photo highlights a gypsum sample. Gypsum, both natural and synthetic, is commonly pelletized for use as a soil amendment. Pelletizing the material creates a strong product capable of withstanding transportation and handling, while still breaking down in standard field conditions. Pelletizing is achieved Continue reading →

 

Maintaining your Gypsum Processing Operation

This article was authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Gypsum

Keeping up with routine maintenance can be a difficult task. However, following proper maintenance procedures is a must because it is the best way to preserve gypsum processing equipment. Maintaining your gypsum processing operation provides invaluable benefits such as downtime prevention, safer work conditions, and Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Synthetic Gypsum Pellets

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Synthetic Gypsum Pellets

This week’s photo shows synthetic gypsum pellets that were agglomerated in FEECO’s lab facility on a disc pelletizer. Disc pelletizers, also commonly referred to as pan pelletizers, are just one of the many options in agglomeration equipment at FEECO. Our line also includes paddle and Continue reading →