All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Dryers’

Part Spotlight: Rotary Drum Tires

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Tire

Rotary drum tires, also known as riding rings, are a structural component of the rotary drum, facilitating smooth and concentric rotation and providing support to the drum shell.  What drum tires are available?  FEECO supplies tires in 1045, 4140, and 4340 stainless steel. Sizes are Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What Equipment is Used to Pre-Condition Material for Agglomeration?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Equipment Used to Precondition Material for Agglomeration, Pugmill Mixer (Pug Mill, Paddle Mixer)

Pre-conditioning, or preparing material for agglomeration, is critical to agglomeration success; it can help improve further processing, and create a more refined end product. FEECO offers the following pre-conditioning equipment: Rotary Dryer. A material must fall within a set moisture range to agglomerate effectively. Materials Continue reading →

 

A Guide to the Data Needed for a Rotary Dryer Quote

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

A Guide to the Data Needed for a Rotary Dryer Quote

As with most capital equipment, buying a rotary dryer can be a complex process, especially when it comes to knowing what data rotary dryer manufacturers need in order to provide a quote. We’ve put together the guidelines below to take some of the guesswork out Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Difference Between a Rotary Dryer and a Fluid Bed Dryer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

What is the Difference Between a Rotary Dryer (Drier) and a Fluid Bed Dryer

Rotary dryers and fluid bed dryers differ in several ways, each offering their own unique advantages and disadvantages as seen in the chart below. Generally speaking, the choice between a rotary dryer and fluid bed dryer is often dictated by the material or specific industry. Continue reading →

 

Consequences of Inadequate Rotary Dryer Design: Over and Under Drying

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Consequences of Over and Under Drying in Rotary Dryers (Driers)

Rotary dryers are used in every industry from mining and minerals to animal feed and fertilizers. Their widespread applicability often has them mistaken for a blanket design that by good fortune, suits all applications. However, just the opposite is true; the ability of a dryer Continue reading →

 

The Importance of Concentricity in Rotary Drums and Tires (Riding Rings)

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Concentricity in Rotary Drums

Quality fabrication is one of the most influential factors in maximizing the life of a rotary drum, whether it is a rotary dryer, cooler, kiln, or granulator. One critical aspect of drum fabrication is the concentricity of the drum and its supporting tires (riding rings). Continue reading →

 

Rotary Scrubbers Offer Benefits Over Alternatives

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Scrubber

Scrubbing is an integral washing step employed in the beneficiation of many types of ores and minerals, helping to remove contaminants and gangue and ultimately improve recovery of the target material. While a variety of equipment types exist for scrubbing ore, the rotary scrubber offers Continue reading →

 

Sand Shortage to Drive Demand for Optimized Sand Dryers & Handling Equipment

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Sand Shortage

Sand has literally built the world around us; the buildings we inhabit, the roads we travel, the windows we look through, and the glass we stare at on our smartphones. Sand is everywhere.  Sand is used so much so, in fact, that its consumption falls Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Feasibility Testing with a Rotary Dryer?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Benefits of Rotary Dryer (Drier) Feasibility Testing

Feasibility testing provides unparalleled information when designing a rotary dryer. Testing can help confirm the viability of the intended process, and allows one to work out process variables to help define the recipe for successful drying. The reasons to engage in rotary dryer feasibility testing Continue reading →

 

Rotary Drum Training: Maintaining Proper Float Between Thrust Rollers

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Training

An adequate preventative maintenance plan is a major contributing factor to maximizing the service life of a rotary drum, be it a dryer, cooler, kiln, or granulator.  Despite being a rugged piece of equipment, rotary drums require a careful balance of load on mechanical components Continue reading →

 


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