Rotary Drum or Pelletizing Disc?

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum or Pelletizing (Pelletising) Disc

When it comes to building a pelletizer plant, producers are often faced with the decision of choosing between a rotary drum agglomerator and a disc pelletizer (pan granulator). Though the choice may seem overwhelming at first, there are many things to take into account that …

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A Look at Conditioning Bulk Solids

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Glass Batch Conditioned in a Pin Mixer

Conditioning is a term used frequently in the field of bulk solids processing to describe a wide range of material treatments, be it for a raw material, a byproduct, or a finished product. Conditioning is an important component in the processing of bulk solids, allowing …

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Agglomeration Equipment Basics

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Agglomeration Equipment Basics

There are many choices on the market when it comes to agglomeration equipment. Additionally, new uses are being developed all the time, making current equipment options increasingly flexible. Below, we’ve provided a quick overview of some of the most common types of agglomeration equipment. Click …

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Pelletizing Plant FAQs

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Pelletizing Plant FAQs

In the early stages of designing and developing a pelletizing plant, many questions often arise: what equipment will best suit my process; do I need a binder; how tall will my building have to be, and more. While this process prompts a host of questions, …

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Photo of the Week: Custom Rotary Dryers Since 1951

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Dryers (Driers) Since 1951

This week’s photo highlights several rotary dryers under production at FEECO. The photo was taken in FEECO’s fabrication facility, just shortly after our founding in 1951. For decades, many industries have been faced with the same problem: product moisture. Depending on material composition, moisture can …

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How to Ensure a Smooth Rotary Drum Installation

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Install

The installation of a new rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, agglomerator, or otherwise, requires careful consideration. To ensure your drum is properly installed, take a look at the following guidelines: Have a Service Technician on Site A service technician from the manufacturer should …

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Rotary Drum Retention Time Demystified

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Retention Time

In the field of continuous bulk solids processing equipment, retention time can be one of the most influential variables in a process setting, particularly when processing material in a rotary dryer, rotary kiln, granulator, or other type of rotary drum. Despite its importance, however, retention …

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