All Blog Posts about ‘Phosphates’

Question of the Week: What are the Challenges in Processing Phosphates?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Challenges in Processing Phosphates

Similar with any mineral, phosphates can present challenges during processing. The following looks at the common material characteristics that may cause such challenges when working with phosphates. Abrasiveness. Phosphates can range from slightly to tremendously abrasive, depending on what form they are in. Abrasive materials 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 →

 

Leveraging Phosphate Plant Process Development Services

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Leveraging Phosphate Plant Process Development Services

Phosphates are essential to life on Earth, providing the vital nutrient phosphorus, which contributes to a multitude of biological processes that make human, plant, and animal life possible. Phosphates can be made into an array of products, from fertilizers to food and consumer products, and Continue reading →

 

Join FEECO at Phosphates 2022!

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Phosphates 2022 Conference and Exhibition

As a long-time member of the fertilizer and phosphates community, FEECO will again be exhibiting at the upcoming annual CRU Phosphates Conference & Exhibition. This year’s show is a hybrid in-person and virtual event and will run March 7th through 9th in Tampa, Florida.  FEECO Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers (Fertilisers)

Phosphorus is a vital component to the health of plants, assisting in many biological processes that help to create strong stems and roots, aid in resistance to disease, and create a more productive plant overall. Phosphorus is derived from phosphate rock, deposits of which are Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryers: The Ideal Choice in Processing Phosphates

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Drum Dryer (Drier)

Phosphorus is a versatile component to life on Earth, aiding in a multitude of biological processes that create strong plants, animals, and even humans. As such a vital building block to life, it’s no wonder that ore-bearing phosphate rock is processed into all sorts of Continue reading →

 

2020 World Phosphate Rock Production Overview

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

2020 Phosphate Production

Phosphate rock is the sole source of phosphorus for all phosphate fertilizer and animal feed production, making it an invaluable resource in feeding the world’s ever-rising population. The world over, producers are working to make the most of this finite resource. As a key supplier Continue reading →

 

Maintaining Your Phosphate Processing Operation

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Maintaining your Phosphates Processing Operation

Phosphate processing is a demanding business; equipment is often subject to rigorous processing conditions. As such, maintaining equipment and operational efficiency is critical to avoiding costly downtime and repairs. While not exhaustive, the list below provides an overview of some of the common maintenance considerations Continue reading →

 

Challenges in Processing Phosphates

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Challenges in Processing Phosphates

Phosphate is mined for its life-giving capabilities to plants, animals, and humans in the form of phosphorus. A key component in crop production, livestock feed, and even in consumer products, in 2019 alone, world phosphate rock production was at 240 MT. Just as with any Continue reading →

 

Bulk Material Handling in the Phosphates Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Handling in the Phosphates Industry, Belt Conveyor

As a vital nutrient to supporting life on Earth, phosphorus is a key ingredient in animal feeds, fertilizers, and more. Found in the form of phosphate rock, this essential nutrient is mined and processed all over the world. No matter what material is being produced Continue reading →

 


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