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Question of the Week: How does a Rotary Kiln Work?

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

The interior of a rotary kiln.

Rotary kilns use extremely high temperatures combined with controlled retention times to cause a chemical reaction or phase change in a material. At certain temperatures (different per each material), a material will undergo a chemical reaction or phase change. This is often necessary to bring Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: How do you Select the Right Binder for Agglomeration?

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Selecting a Binder for Agglomeration

Binder selection is dependent upon a few key factors: cost, industry, and the anticipated end-use and desired specifications of the agglomerates. Binders are available by the hundreds, from water and oil, to starch and molasses. With such a wide variance in binding options, testing is Continue reading →