All Blog Posts about ‘Processes’

Reduce Investment Risk with Process Development Services

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Feeco Delivers An Engineered Product

Reducing investment risk is a central focus for buying committees, but it’s often much easier in theory than in practice. For this reason, many companies choose to work with FEECO, taking advantage of our process development services to minimize risk when purchasing process equipment, establishing Continue reading →

 

Gypsum Recycling

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Gypsum Board Recycling

Each year, more and more gypsum manufacturers discover the benefits of recycling gypsum; not only is gypsum fully recyclable, but it can also replace waste management costs with a value-added product, among a few other key advantages.  Considering today’s increasing environmental concern and regulation, it Continue reading →

 

Enhanced Rotary Dryer Lifter Design Using a Lifter Simulator

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Flight/Lifter Simulator

Industrial drying may seem like a straightforward process, but in reality, many factors must be considered to create the most effective drying solution that maximizes heat transfer efficiency. The material to be processed, lifter design and pattern should all be taken into account when designing Continue reading →

 

From One Piece to the Whole Process

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Process Design & Optimization

To many companies, FEECO is known as the leader in agglomeration equipment, to others, it’s for our custom rotary dryers and kilns, and still others, it’s our fertilizer granulation capabilities they know us for. Though FEECO has built a reputation in each of these industries, Continue reading →

 

Heap Leaching Basics

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Heap Leaching Flow Chart Showing Incorporation of Rotary Drum Agglomerator

As populations increase, so does the need for resources, including metals such as nickel, silver, gold, copper, and uranium. However, it is not always economically viable to extract these metals from their low-grade ores. And now more than ever, recovering them from what is available Continue reading →

 

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration Part 2

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Size Control Through Agglomeration

The following piece is an excerpt from an article written by Charles R. Harbison and presented at the 10th Annual Bulk Material Handling Seminar in 1977. It has since been edited and condensed for the purpose of this article. Continued from Part 1 The techniques Continue reading →

 

Rotary Dryer Design 101: Defining Your Material Part 4 – Heat Transfer

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Counter Current Rotary Dryer (Drier) Design

Several material characteristics must be included in the design of a rotary dryer that operates efficiently and reliably. In addition to a material’s specific heat, its heat transfer properties must also be taken into account during the dryer sizing and design process. Material Specifications: Heat Continue reading →

 

Making wonders out of wastes

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

John Katers (UWGB)

UW-Green Bay graduates, graduate students and even some undergraduates don’t have to travel far to get on-the-job training at “green” companies. FEECO International and the ENCAP Corporation are just down the road from campus near the intersection of Highways 54/57 and Algoma Road. That’s there Continue reading →

 

2009 IBA Conference Presentation

This article was authored by:

Stephanie Balza
Customer Support Specialist

Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration

The Institute for Briquetting and Agglomeration is a group of business and technical people interested and involved in the research, development and production of briquets, pellets and other densified products and the equipment to produce them. FEECO is has been a sponsor and supportor of the Continue reading →

 

FEECO Internationals State of the Art Testing Laboratory & Pilot Plant

This article was authored by:

Stephanie Balza
Customer Support Specialist

Virtual Lab - Pan Pelletizer (Disc Pelletizer/Disc Pelletiser)

FEECO has over 50 years of testing experience in their fully equipped laboratory and pilot plant Green Bay, WI (September 14, 2006)- The FEECO International testing and tolling facility is a state of the art facility consisting of a pilot plant, tolling production plant, and Continue reading →

 


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