All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Kilns’

Plastics Pyrolysis Market Heating Up

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Plastic

Plastics pyrolysis has long been explored as a means of creating a circular economy around plastics, and as evidence mounts in favor of the technique, more and more organizations and government bodies are putting pen to paper, showing their support for it. In fact, a Continue reading →

 

Using Activated Carbon to Control Disinfectant By-Products in Drinking Water Treatment

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Using Activated Carbon for Controlling Disinfectant By-products in Drinking Water Treatment

Activated carbon is a widely used adsorbent, employed throughout a variety of industries to accomplish a number of goals. Activated carbon’s unique porous surface structure allows it to capture and hold on to both gas and liquid phase particles. This ability lends itself to a Continue reading →

 

Growing Competition in the Electric Vehicle Market Increases Demand for Lithium

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

EV Competition Demands More Lithium

As a key supplier of lithium processing equipment, we’ve been monitoring the EV market closely. And if there was any uncertainty surrounding the EV market remaining, it has fallen to the wayside now, as countless manufacturers and entire nations make ever-larger commitments to electrified transportation. Continue reading →

 

Biochar: An Effective Solution for the Removal of Pharmaceuticals from Water

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar an Effective Solution for the Removal of Pharmaceuticals from Water

Water quality and the ability to maximize reuse applications continues to become a concern at the forefront of sustainability amidst a growing population. While biochar has been gaining traction in the soil amendment industry for its restorative capabilities and potential in carbon sequestration, studies are Continue reading →

 

Preparing Materials for Calcination

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Preparing Materials for Calcination

Calcination is an essential thermal processing technique relied upon by a host of industrial processes to cause a chemical reaction or phase change, remove crystalline water, volatilize organic compounds, and more.  While calcination is applicable to a wide range of materials, it often requires material Continue reading →

 

Activated Carbon: A Critical Component in Water Treatment Facilities

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Activated Carbon for Water Treatment Facilities

Activated carbon is a powerful adsorbent used prolifically throughout water purification efforts to remove contaminants and undesirable components. While activated carbon can be used in a wide range of water treatment applications, it is a critical tool used throughout municipal and industrial water treatment facilities Continue reading →

 

Biochar: Applications in Animal Husbandry

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Biochar in Animal Husbandry

While biochar has been garnering attention as a restorative soil amendment, it seems as if new uses for this ultra-porous material are cropping up all over the industrial landscape. Recently, biochar has been making waves in agriculture not for use as a soil amendment, but Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Combustion Chambers

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Combustion Chamber

Combustion chambers are incorporated into rotary dryers and kilns and serve to house the combustion reaction and direct air flow into the unit. Not all dryers and kilns utilize a combustion chamber; in some cases they are essential, while in others, they are not necessary, Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What is the Importance of Testing in a Rotary Kiln?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Batch Kiln Testing

There are several reasons why it is desirable, even necessary, to conduct testing with a rotary kiln. The list below highlights the importance of such test work. To size and design a commercial size rotary kiln. Gathering data on the material and process set-up during Continue reading →

 

Part Spotlight: Flights (Material Lifters)

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Drum Flights

Flights, or material lifters, play an essential role in promoting efficient heat transfer in rotary dryers, coolers, and in some cases, kilns, helping to create the optimal “curtain” of material cascading through the air flow.  What flights are available?  FEECO offers a range of options Continue reading →

 


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