All Blog Posts about ‘Photo of the Week’

Photo of the Week: Tire Grinding

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tire (Tyre) and Trunnion Grinding

This week’s photo shows a rotary drum tire being refurbished through tire grinding. Tire grinding is one aspect of rotary drum maintenance that helps to catch problems early on, potentially avoiding costly downtime. All rotary drums, whether heap leaching drums, rotary kilns, or dryers, rest Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 2-Way Transfer Chute

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Dan Baxter
Material Handling Sales Engineer

Transfer Chute Diverter

This week’s photo comes from an energy plant where FEECO provided the custom biomass fuel handling equipment system. The equipment shown in the photo is a 2-way electric actuated diverter / transfer chute. This diverter directs material from the fuel hog/screen system to either the Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Dissolving Test

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Dissolving Test in the FEECO Lab

Our Photo of the Week this week shows a test that frequently occurs in the FEECO Innovation Center: a dissolving test. During agglomeration testing, it is common to place pellets into beakers of water to see how fast they dissolve. The pellets on the left Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Heavy-Duty Agglomerators

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Ore Agglomerators

This week’s photo shows two FEECO agglomerators installed at an ore processing facility. Adding an agglomerator to a heap leaching operation not only increases efficiency, but also maximizes metal recovery, whether the operation is for gold, silver, copper, or nickel ore. These agglomerators work by Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Shuttle Conveyor

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tim Matzke
Material Handling Expert

Shuttle Conveyor for handling Petroleum Coke

This week’s Photo of the Week comes to us from a unique project FEECO did in the late 1970s for handling petroleum coke. The image shows the interior of a tube in which the shuttle conveyor was housed when not filling barges. The conveyor would Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Fertilizer Granulation Plant

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Fertilizer (Fertiliser) Granulation Plant

This week’s photo highlights a fertilizer granulation plant. The pilot plant is equipped with granulation, drying, cooling, and coating capabilities. A granulation drum is pictured at the top of the photo, a coating drum is at the bottom left, and a rotary dryer is pictured Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Unitized Drive Base

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

FEECO Unitized Drive Base for Rotary Drums

Today’s photo highlights FEECO’s unitized drive base in 3D. The unitized drive base is mounting place for the rotary drum drive motor, reducer, and pinion gear. The drive is mounted on an adjustable one-piece base to allow for backlash adjustment of the pinion gear. The Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Agglomeration Drum

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Agglomeration Drum (Agglomerator)

Our photo this week is a 3D agglomeration drum. An agglomeration drum is a rotating, cylindrical drum which utilizes a tumble and grow action to form spherical granules in the presence of a liquid binder. More specifically, material and binder are fed into the drum Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Raw and Pelletized Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Raw and Pelletized (Pelletised) 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: Potash Samples

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Potash Samples

This week’s photo shows four distinct potash samples that were agglomerated in the FEECO Innovation Center. Each sample varies in color, depending on both mining location and binder used during processing. Potash is commonly mined in Canada and parts of the United States, with colors Continue reading →

 


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