All Blog Posts about ‘Service & Maintenance’

Rotary Drum Maintenance

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary drums are a big investment, and an integral part of many industrial processes. While much attention is given to the engineering and manufacturing of the rotary drum, equal attention should be paid to regularly maintenancing the drum, as well as properly training the drum Continue reading →

 

The Importance of Rotary Drum Alignment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Laser Alignment

Misalignment is one of the most common problems faced when working with rotary drums. Though aligning a drum is a simple solution, leaving a drum out of alignment can result in major problems. Routine rotary drum re-alignment is an important part of preventative maintenance, and Continue reading →

 

Proper Rotary Drum Base Installation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Base Installation

Rotary drums, whether dryers, coolers, granulators, or kilns, are an integral part of many industrial processes today. As an extremely valuable investment, protecting this investment with routine maintenance and proper knowledge, can help a rotary drum to lead a long, productive life. Proper installation and Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Maintaining Your Rotary Drum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Rotary kilns are a valuable component in many industrial process systems. Protecting them is of the utmost importance in maintaining process efficiency, prolonging equipment life, and avoiding costly repairs. If properly maintained and serviced, a high quality rotary kiln should yield very little downtime. Due Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Design: Seals

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Holding the appropriate temperature within a rotary kiln is what allows the desired chemical reaction to occur. Sustaining that temperature, however, can be difficult if the right seal is not chosen. Almost all rotary kilns run at a negative pressure, meaning gas doesn’t leak out, Continue reading →

 

FEECO’s Unique Unitized Base Helps Keep Installation and Maintenance Down Time to a Minimum

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Unitized Base

Whether a rotary drum is being used as a dryer, kiln, cooler, or otherwise, it is often a key process component in a production setting. As a result, downtime for the rotary drum can have the potential to hold an entire operation on idle. For Continue reading →

 


Read more