All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Calciners’

Rotary Drum Maintenance

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

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 co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

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. Routinely having a rotary drum re-aligned is an important part of preventative Continue reading →

 

Proper Rotary Drum Base Installation

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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 →

 

Standard Rotary Drum Components

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Ore Agglomeration Drum

A rotary drum is the starting point for many pieces of equipment, including the rotary dryer, cooler, kiln, calciner, and granulator. And although rotary drums are built to meet the specifications of the material to be processed, there can be some standard components that make Continue reading →

 

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Drums Part 2

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Corrosion and Abrasion in a Drum

Continued from Part 1: Controlling Buildup in a Drum Abrasion and Corrosion Aside from buildup in a drum, abrasion and corrosion are also common challenges faced by many rotary drum owners. Though abrasion and corrosion can wreak severe havoc on a rotary drum if left Continue reading →

 

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Drums

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Ball and Tube Knocker

When using a rotary drum, there can be a number of challenges that many processes face depending on the material. Three of the most common are: buildup, corrosion, and abrasion. Keeping these challenges under control will help to ensure that a rotary drum, whether a Continue reading →

 

FEECO Introduces Seal Brochure

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

FEECO Leaf Seal

Rotary dryers, rotary coolers, rotary agglomerators, and rotary kilns are a key component in many manufacturing processes, and making sure they run safely, and efficiently is crucial in any process. As a leader in the manufacturing of custom rotary dryers, rotary coolers, and rotary kilns, Continue reading →

 

Indirect Fired Rotary Kiln Applications Part 3

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Previously, we looked at indirect fired rotary kilns in applications such as reactivating spent carbons, pulling valuable materials out of valueless carriers, and conducting thermal processes in inert environments. Now we will look at indirect fired rotary kilns in the application of processing finely divided Continue reading →

 

Indirect Rotary Kiln Applications Part 2

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

Depending on the circumstances, indirect fired rotary kilns can have many advantages over direct fired rotary kilns. One such advantage is when the required thermal processing is best done in an inert atmosphere. As an example, most carbonaceous solids will combust when at elevated temperatures Continue reading →

 

Indirect Fired Rotary Kiln Applications Part 1

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Design (FEECO Lab Batch Rotary Kiln)

In the thermal processing industry, rotary kilns are used to cause chemical reactions or state changes in varying materials. As discussed previously in Direct Fired Rotary Kilns vs. Indirect Fired Rotary Kilns: What’s the Difference, while direct fired rotary kilns and indirect fired rotary kilns Continue reading →

 


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