All Blog Posts about ‘Processes’

From Batch Rotary Kiln Testing to Detailed Kiln Design

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Batch Rotary Kiln Testing to Detailed Kiln Design

For over 60 years, FEECO International has built a reputation as the leader in rotary kiln design and manufacturing. Part of our success is owed to the FEECO Innovation Center, a state-of-the-art testing facility where our team of process experts conduct a variety of thermal 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 Continue reading →

 

FEECO Delivers Engineered Process Design Solutions

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Feeco Delivers An Engineered Product

While many companies provide industrial equipment, FEECO is unique in that we not only offer equipment, but we can also provide complete solutions for those looking to develop a new process, improve an existing one, or solve a problem through material processing. In our state-of-the-art 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 are discovering the benefits of gypsum recycling. Not only is gypsum fully recyclable, but it is also sustainable throughout its entire life cycle. Gypsum recycling results in emission reductions, processing waste decreases, and lowered transportation-related costs. Considering today’s 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

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 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 →

 

Namibia’s uranium industry boasts biggest growth potential

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Namibia

The growth of Namibia’s uranium industry over the past four years has led South African engineering company Bateman Engineering GM: business development for sub-Saharan Africa Jon Kock to believe that uranium mining offers the biggest growth potential in the Southern African country. This is also Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Rotary Dryers Stand Out When it Comes to Thermal Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Interior

When it comes to rotary dryers, let’s face it: we’re not the only ones who make them. So a lot of people ask us, why are Feeco’s rotary dryers any better than someone else’s. Although there are many reasons why Feeco stands out in the Continue reading →