All Blog Posts about ‘Limestone’

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 →

 

The Benefits of Adding A Pin Mixer to a Limestone Disc Pelletizing System

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Limestone Pelletizing

Made up of Calcium Carbonate, limestone is mined around the world for use in agricultural applications as a soil amendment for neutralizing soil pH. Typically crushed prior to use, limestone is processed to a very fine powder. And while highly effective for use on soils, Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on Drying Limestone

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

RotW-Limestone-Drying-Slideshare-Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on drying limestone. This Slideshare presentation provides an overview on the essential role that rotary dryers play in the limestone industry, from drying limestone ore to soil amendments. Click here to view the Slideshare presentation. Be sure Continue reading →

 

Pelletized Lime vs. Ag Lime (and Other Imposters)

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletized Limestone

Lime is an excellent soil amendment for applications looking to correct an unbalanced pH and promote nutrient absorption. However, not all lime products are made the same, and within this group of products there is one form that consistently stands out as an exceptional solution: Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Project Profile on a Limestone Dryer

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Limestone Dryer Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile on a limestone dryer. The use of a rotary dryer is critical in many limestone processing operations. This project profile highlights a limestone dryer FEECO provided for Calcium Products to produce agricultural products. Click here to view Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Pelletizing Limestone?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What are the Benefits of Pelletizing Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock used in the agricultural industry as a soil amendment for raising soil pH. Traditional products such as powdered and agricultural lime have been used throughout the industry, both not without challenges. Pelletized lime has become an effective alternative. It is Continue reading →

 

Why Add a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing Operation?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Adding a Pin Mixer to a Limestone Pelletizing Operation

Some limestone pelletizing operations use a pin mixer to condition the material prior to processing it on a disc pelletizer. While this step is not required, adding a pin mixer to a limestone pelletization process offers many benefits to the overall agglomeration operation at hand, Continue reading →

 

Options in Limestone Handling Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Limestone Pellets

While most focus is given to the main pieces of equipment in a limestone processing operation, the handling system also plays an important role in assuring that the process runs smoothly from one step to the next. As a heavy-duty, abrasive mineral, limestone requires a Continue reading →

 

Maintaining your Limestone Pelletizing Operation

This article was authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Limestone Pellets

An effective maintenance program is indispensable to sustaining an efficient, productive limestone pelletizing operation. While maintenance is often overlooked, it should always be incorporated as part of a facility’s regular operation procedures. Limestone pelletizing maintenance ensures equipment reliability, preserves a safe work environment, and detects Continue reading →

 

Challenges in Limestone Processing

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Limestone Pellets

Limestone is a versatile commodity used to create products for agricultural, environmental, and industrial purposes. Cement, paint, soil amendments, and even breakfast cereals all contain this resourceful mineral. Of course, mined limestone is not naturally found in a suitable form for many of these products. Continue reading →