All Blog Posts about ‘Photo of the Week’

Photo of the Week: Direct Drive Assembly

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Direct Drive Assembly

This week’s photo highlights a rotary dryer’s direct drive assembly, the arrangement which causes the drum to rotate. The direct drive assembly is ideal for small to medium size drums running up to 75 horsepower. Here’s how it looks: A shaft is mounted to a Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Drum Spare Parts

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Spare Parts

This week’s photo shows a sample of a rotary drum’s spare parts. A housing to the trunnion wheel bearings is pictured left, and a graphite block is pictured right. Bearings, graphite blocks, thrust rollers, drive sprockets and more are all recommended spare parts for rotary Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 1950s Granulation Drum

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

1950s Granulation Drum

This week’s photo is a granulation drum, or granulator, from the late 1950s.   Granulation drums are commonly utilized in the fertilizer industry when a chemical reaction is required during agglomeration. In this case, the drum is fitted with a cross-pipe reactor, where liquid ingredients Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pugmill Post-Processing

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill Post Processing

This week’s photo shows a pugmill mixer from the FEECO Innovation Center, where our team of process experts conditioned an iron-based material. Conditioning typically refers to the act of mixing a material; this may be to prepare it for pelletizing, to reduce issues associated with Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Mineral Processing

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Mineral Processing

This week’s photo highlights FEECO’s mineral processing capabilities, showing a sample of agglomerated minerals from our Innovation Center. Pictured left to right are sulfur, dolomite, hematite, and potash. The FEECO Innovation Center is fully equipped for agglomeration and thermal test work, allowing us to process minerals Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Iron Ore Pellets

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Iron Ore Pellets

This week’s photo shows iron ore pellets. FEECO offers extensive iron ore agglomeration services, including material testing in our renowned Innovation Center, as well as custom processing equipment. Process Testing and Product Development The FEECO Innovation Center provides iron ore agglomeration test work to help Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Pug Mill Under Production

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill (Paddle Mixer) Under Production

Today’s photo highlights a pugmill mixer under production at FEECO. The pugmill mixer will be used in animal feed production. The large, stainless steel cover is a fume hood for the acid reaction that will take place in the mixer. A small pipe is installed Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Disc Pelletizer Expanded Metal

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Disc Pelletizer with Expanded Metal

This week’s photo shows the expanded metal on a disc pelletizer. During pelletizing, a layer of build-up across the surface of the disc is needed to aid in pellet formation. This layer allows the pellets to roll on top of like material, which helps to Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Pug Mill

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Pug Mill/Paddle Mixer

This week’s photo highlights a pugmill mixer, also known as a paddle mixer, in 3D. The image was created by FEECO’s CAD Specialists. Pug mills are comprised of two counter-rotating shafts fastened with pitched paddles. The paddles use a high-torque, kneading and folding over motion Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Conveyor System with Transfer House

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Belt Conveyor System

The photo of the week for this week shows a conveyor system, complete with a transfer house, and radial stacker. Many of our customers are pleasantly surprised when they find out that not only can we design and manufacture a process system for them, but Continue reading →