All Blog Posts about ‘Phosphates’

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 →

 

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Upgrading Phosphate Ores with Rotary Kilns, 3D Model of a FEECO Rotary Kiln for Upgrading Phosphate Ores

Phosphate rock is mined all over the world to produce a number of phosphorus products that are essential to plants and animals- namely, fertilizers and animal feeds. Many predict that demand for phosphate, particularly for use as a fertilizer, will only rise, as the world Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Rotary Kilns in the Pigment Industry, Activated Carbon in Gold Cyanidation, and Phosphates in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Rotary Kiln Applications in the Pigment Industry Rotary Kiln Applications in the Pigment Industry looks at the role rotary kilns play in 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 →

 

Role of Phosphate Feed Supplements in Animal Protein Production Growing

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A recent market report predicted that the phosphate feed market will grow at a CAGR of nearly 4% to 2024. As several factors contribute to increased animal protein demand, phosphate feed supplements will continue to play an increasingly important role in meeting animal nutrition and Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do High Speed Mixers Work?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

High-Speed Mixers for use in Animal Feed Granulation

High speed mixers are used in animal feed granulation, a process specific to FEECO International. The mixers provide a better-quality reaction, and results in a more uniform product. The high speed mixer is mounted atop of a pugmill mixer, also known as a paddle mixer. Continue reading →

 

Processing Phosphates for Use in Animal Feed

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

High Speed Mixer for Phosphate Animal Feed Granulation

Phosphorus is an essential component in the makeup of life on Earth. Not only is it a building block in growing healthy, strong plants, but it is also an important building block for humans and animals as well; most notably, phosphorus aids in a variety Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Phosphates Processing Equipment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Phosphates Processing Equipment

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on equipment used in the phosphates industry. Phosphates are an irreplaceable mineral critical to sustaining life on earth. Phosphate Processing Equipment Overview takes a look at the many pieces of equipment used to transform phosphate materials into Continue reading →

 

Phosphate Processing Equipment Overview

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Phosphate Processing Equipment Overview (Rotary Dryer pictured)

The phosphate industry continues to gain attention as of late, as the world begins to approach peak phosphorus. With that, companies will increasingly be looking to improve upon their phosphate products and processing methods. What follows is a basic overview of the phosphate processing equipment Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Slideshare Presentation on Processing Phosphates for Use in Fertilizers (Fertilisers)

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on processing phosphates for use in fertilizers. Phosphates are a key material in fertilizer production. This Slideshare presentation provides an overview on the process of producing Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP) and Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) – two of the Continue reading →

 


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