All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Calciners’

Question of the Week: What Material Characteristics Influence the Design of a Rotary Kiln?

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Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What material Characteristics Influence Rotary Kiln Design?

Many material characteristics, such as bulk density and specific heat, influence how the material will behave in the rotary kiln, and subsequently, how the kiln must be designed to produce the required results. The following material characteristics all influence the sizing and design of a Continue reading →

 

Biocoal from Biomass: An Emerging Opportunity for Renewable Energy

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biocoal from Biomass: An Emerging Opportunity in Renewable Energy

Biocoal, a product produced by thermally upgrading biomass, has been gaining traction throughout the world as countries look to more renewable energy sources in an effort to reduce dependence on coal and mitigate greenhouse gases. What is Biocoal? Biocoal, also commonly referred to as syn Continue reading →

 

Rotary Scrubbers Offer Benefits Over Alternatives

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Scrubber

Scrubbing is an integral washing step employed in the beneficiation of many types of ores and minerals, helping to remove contaminants and gangue and ultimately improve recovery of the target material. While a variety of equipment types exist for scrubbing ore, the rotary scrubber offers Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Pretreatment: Why It’s Important and What Options are Available

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Pretreatment

Rotary kilns are used throughout various industries from mining to chemical production and even waste management. And while they are capable of processing a broad range of materials, one essential aspect of any rotary kiln operation is preparing the material – whatever it may be Continue reading →

 

How Calcination is Used in Catalyst Preparation

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Catalyst Calcination

Catalysts have become a cornerstone of modern industrial processing, bringing otherwise-out-of-reach processes into the realm of practicality, maximizing the efficiency of reactions, and promoting more sustainable industrial processes; the extent to which catalysts impact modern industry are nearly immeasurable.  The effectiveness of any catalyst rests Continue reading →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Potash Fertilizer Compounds, Bulk Solids Processing System Design, and Rotary Kiln Incinerators

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Material Characteristics to Consider in Bulk Solids Processing

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: Potassium Compounds Used in Fertilizer Production on the Rise Potassium Compounds Used in Fertilizer Production on the Rise explores the growing number Continue reading →

 

Considerations in Cooling Bulk Solids from a Rotary Kiln

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary kilns have become an essential bulk solids processing tool throughout a number of industries; their ability to facilitate physical and chemical changes through carefully controlled thermal treatment is nearly limitless in application.  Because rotary kilns utilize high temperatures to initiate and carry out reactions, Continue reading →

 

Calcination Brings Desired Qualities to Diatomaceous Earth

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Calcination of Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous earth, also known as diatomite or kieselguhr, is an industrial mineral essential to everything from producing beer and wine, to extending and whitening plastics.  The diverse application of diatomaceous earth demands great variation in the material as a feedstock, and producing the different qualities Continue reading →

 

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Alternatives to Spent Catalyst Disposal

Catalysts continue to play a growing role in modern industry, carrying out an array of processes that otherwise might not be possible, promoting more sustainable industries through efficient processing, reducing toxic emissions, and more.  Unfortunately, as the use of catalysts grows, so too does the Continue reading →

 

Spent Catalysts Get New Life Through Thermal Desorption

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Thermal Desorption for Spent Catalysts

Spent catalysts have long been a source of contention for industries employing catalysts, presenting liability risks, waste management costs, and more. But as processors look to reduce operating costs and their environmental footprint, many are opting to regenerate their catalysts through thermal desorption.  The thermal Continue reading →

 


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