All Blog Posts about ‘Rotary Kilns’

A Look at the Process of EAF Dust Recycling

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Recycled EAF Dust, Pelletized (Pelletised) EAF Dust, EAF Dust recycling

As society continues to move toward more sustainable waste management methods, an alternative technique for handling EAF dust has been gaining interest: EAF dust recycling via reduction roasting. The Problem with EAF Dust EAF dust is a by-product of the steel production process, and refers Continue reading →

 

Sustainability Pushing Demand for Advanced Thermal Processing

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kilns for Advanced Thermal Processing in Sustainability

The ongoing push to implement more sustainable practices continues to be at the forefront of industry. Increasing regulatory action, combined with an ethical responsibility, has forced industries of all types to investigate a more sustainable approach in every aspect of their business if they want Continue reading →

 

Co-Current Vs. Counter Current: Kiln Air Flow

This article was authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Rotary Kiln Co-Current vs. Counter Current Airflow

Many factors are taken into consideration when designing a rotary kiln. Each affects the ability to produce a desired chemical reaction/phase change in an efficient manner. Characteristics such as bulk density, specific heat, and flowability, among others, all interact to influence how the material will Continue reading →

 

A Look at Modern Rotary Kiln Alignment Methods

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Rotary Kiln Alignment Methods

Misalignment is one of the most common (and most treatable) causes of rotary kiln damage. Alignment touches all components of a rotary kiln, with misalignment promoting wear on all parts. In addition to increased wear, problems resulting from misalignment have the potential to escalate into Continue reading →

 

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

This article was co-authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Seal options for rotary dryers (driers), 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 →

 

From Batch Rotary Kiln Testing to Detailed Kiln Design

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Batch Rotary Kiln Testing to Detailed Kiln Design

For over 60 years, FEECO International has built a reputation as the leader in rotary kiln design and manufacturing. Part of our success is owed to the FEECO Innovation Center, a state-of-the-art testing facility where our team of process experts conduct a variety of thermal Continue reading →

 

Biochar Process & Product Development in the Innovation Center

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Biochar Testing

Biochar is continuing to make a name for itself in a myriad of industries, with new applications making headlines all the time. Uses in water treatment, energy production, animal husbandry, and more have created a flurry of activity around this carbon-based material produced from biomass. Continue reading →

 

Rotary Kiln Temperature Control Vital in Roofing Granule Production

This article was co-authored by:

Shane Le Capitaine
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Roofing granule kiln

The rotary kiln plays a pivotal role in the production of roofing granules by curing the coloring or coating onto granules and forming a durable bond between the two. Part of the effectiveness of the rotary kiln in this setting, however, relies on the ability Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Differences Between FEECO’s Drive Assemblies?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Differences Between FEECO Drive Assemblies

FEECO offers a variety of options in drive assemblies for your rotary dryer, cooler, kiln, or granulation drum, all selected based on the requirements of the application. Chain and Sprocket Drive Assembly Chain and sprocket drive assemblies are ideal for smaller drums running up to Continue reading →

 

Ceramic Proppants: A Specialized Alternative to Frac Sand

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Ceramic Proppants: A Specialized Alternative to Frac Sand

While the oil and natural gas industry has had its ups and downs, many speculate it is again poised for growth due to the current political climate. Subsequently, there is a renewed interest around proppants – the hard microspheres injected into well bores to “prop Continue reading →

 


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