All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Cooler’

Rotary Coolers: Convective vs. Indirect Water Deluge

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Cooler

Rotary coolers are often an integral part of a thermal process, cooling material as it exits a rotary kiln or rotary dryer, to a manageable temperature for the next step in the process. There are two main types of rotary coolers: a convective rotary cooler, Continue reading →

 

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Drums

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Overcoming Challenges with Rotary Dryers

Rotary drums can be configured to serve as a variety of different pieces of equipment, including a rotary dryer, cooler, kiln, granulator, or even a coating drum. With such diverse employment, these robust systems can be used to accomplish a variety of goals across a Continue reading →

 

Principles of Heat Transfer as Applied to Rotary Dryers, Rotary Kilns, and Rotary Coolers

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Heat Transfer - Radiation

Whether you are using a rotary dryer, rotary kiln, or rotary cooler, there is one thing that all these instruments have in common: they all use methods of heat transfer to carry out their jobs. Heat transfer is how heat moves from one source to Continue reading →

 

Choosing an Industrial Cooler: Rotary Coolers vs. Fluid Bed Coolers

This article was authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Coolers

From foods to minerals, a variety of industries use industrial coolers to cool bulk solids for subsequent handling, storage, or transportation. When selecting industrial cooling equipment, the choice often comes down to a rotary cooler or a fluid bed cooler.   In general, rotary coolers Continue reading →

 

Bulk Solids Drying & Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Bulk Solids Drying and Cooling: When to Choose Rotary

The field of bulk solids is incredibly diverse, encompassing industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to fertilizers and process by-products. Processing bulk solids into a ready feedstock or end product can involve an array of process techniques, from crushing and mixing to high temperature techniques Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Rotary Cooler Under Construction

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Cooler Construction

This week’s photo highlights a nearly completed rotary cooler in FEECO’s Fabrication Facility. FEECO is a one-stop shop when it comes to custom rotary coolers. From conducting thermal feasibility tests in our Innovation Center, engineering and manufacturing coolers around the unique material to be processed, Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: Why are Flights Used in a Rotary Dryer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryer Flights

Flights, also known as “fins” or “material lifters,” are commonly used in both rotary dryers and coolers to maximize heat transfer between the material and the drying or cooling air. Affixed to the interior of the drum, they pick up the material as the drum Continue reading →

 

Seal Options for Rotary Dryers, Coolers, Kilns, and Drums

This article was co-authored by:

Travis Ouradnik
Customer Service Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Seal options for rotary dryers, coolers, kilns, drums

Rotary drums, including dryers, coolers, and kilns, are an integral part of the many industrial processes that shape our world. From fertilizer and chemical production to ore beneficiation and even consumer products, rotary drums provide a reliable, high-capacity setting for accomplishing a number of necessary Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Indirect Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Indirect Rotary Cooler

Our photo this week is a 3D indirect rotary cooler. An indirect cooler consists of a rotary drum, stationary housing, water trough, and water collection system. These components work together to cool hot material within a controlled environment. The stationary housing encloses the rotary drum, Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: 3D Rotary Cooler

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

3D Rotary Cooler

Our photo this week is a 3D rotary cooler. Rotary coolers are a common equipment of choice when it comes to cooling bulk solids. They utilize direct contact between the material and cooling air, in combination with lifting flights, to maximize heat transfer between the material Continue reading →