All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Calciners’

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

This article was co-authored by:

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

This article was co-authored by:

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

This article was co-authored by:

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 →

 

Activated Carbon System Requirements

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Activated Carbon System Requirements

Activated carbon continues to attract interest as a way to produce a premium, marketable product from biomass waste. As a powerful adsorbent, the carbon-based material has been applied in everything from water treatment to gold recovery.  The nascent nature of this industry, however, is leaving Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Systems: Supporting Equipment

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Complete System

Rotary kilns are used across a number of industries to cause a chemical reaction or phase change in a material. This high temperature thermal treatment can be used to carry out a variety of different objectives, from catalyst activation to aluminum decoating. The number of Continue reading →

 

Benefits of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) in Process Equipment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

VFDs in Process Equipment

Variable Frequency Drives, or VFDs, are not a new technology, but only in recent decades have advancements in the field lowered many of the barriers associated with widespread VFD use, allowing their application in a range of settings.  A recent market study anticipates that the Continue reading →

 

COVID-19 Demands More Capacity for Medical Waste Incineration

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Industry Focus COVID-19 Demands Medical Waste Incineration Capacity

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to push into unprecedented territory, overwhelming existing infrastructure in many sectors. As the virus continues to sweep both the nation and the globe, the healthcare system (along with medical research facilities) is generating massive amounts of additional waste associated with the Continue reading →

 

The Role of the Calciner in Producing Soda Ash

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Soda Ash Calciner

Soda ash, or sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), is a versatile alkali material, critical in the production of a litany of products and materials. From detergents and chemicals, to consumer products and water softeners, this material can be found in many of the products we interact with throughout Continue reading →

 


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