All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Calciners’

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

This article was co-authored by:

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 →

 

This Week’s Featured Articles: Calciners for Soda Ash Production, Sugar Drying, and Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Choosing a Bucket Elevator Manufacturer

Each week on our home page, we feature three articles that are highly relevant under the current market circumstances. This week, we’re highlighting: The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash, looks at the processing Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What do Indirect Rotary Kilns Offer Over their Direct-Fired Counterparts?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What do Indirect Kilns (Calciners) Offer Over their Direct-fired Counterparts?

Indirect rotary kilns, or rotary calciners, offer three major advantages over their direct-fired counterparts, as outlined below. When processing in a direct-fired rotary kiln, fine materials can become entrained in the gas and carried out to the baghouse. An indirect kiln avoids this issue because Continue reading →

 

The Role of the Calciner in the Extraction of Lithium from Spodumene

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Direct-Fired Rotary Kiln for Spodumene

In the complex production required to transform spodumene concentrate into lithium compounds such as lithium carbonate or lithium hydroxide, calcination plays a key role in not one, but two parts of the process, making it an essential technique in efforts to exploit this increasingly important Continue reading →

 

Opportunities in Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Lithium-ion Battery Recycling Opportunities

The lithium-ion battery market has seen explosive growth in recent years, largely in response to the growing electric vehicle market, coupled with the increasing use of consumer electronics and a desire to advance energy storage technology for renewable energy applications. A Grand View Research report Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kilns in Expanded Clay Aggregate Production

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Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kilns in Expanded Clay Aggregate Production

Expanded clay aggregates, also called exclay, or lightweight expanded clay aggregates (LECA), are a beneficial material in a growing number of industries – most notably construction and horticulture, with water treatment and filtration applications likely next in line. The unique structure and physical properties of Continue reading →

 


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