FEECO Rotary Drums

Rotary drums serve as the basis for a variety of equipment and industry applications:


Specifications & Customizations

All FEECO rotary drums are engineered around the specific application and material to be processed. Available specifications and customizations include:


36” to 15’ in diameter (1m to 4.6m)


500 lb/hr to 3500+ STPH (depending on the application)


  • Custom design and fabrication
  • Heavy-duty construction
  • Process and mechanical warranties
  • Unitized base and features for ease of maintenance
  • Various drive assembly options

Materials of Construction

Available materials of construction for rotary drums include:

  • Carbon Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Specialty Alloys
  • Explosion-Bonded
  • Abrasion-Resistant Steel
  • Cladded Steel

Fuel Sources

When working with dryers and kilns, FEECO can accommodate a variety of different fuel sources depending on the customer’s needs:

  • Natural Gas
  • Propane/ LPG
  • Fuel Oil
  • Electricity
  • Waste Heat
  • Biogas

Additional Customizations and Optional Components

Several additional optional components are available to further improve efficiency and performance of the intended unit:

  • Internal liners
  • Refractory lining
  • Material lifters and other internals for maximizing efficiency and performance
  • Spray systems
  • Trommel screens
  • Multiple seal options
  • Knockers/Hammers
  • Combustion Chambers
  • Burners
  • Machined Bases
  • Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)
  • Automatic Gear Lubrication System

Support Equipment

Depending on the type of drum and the specific application, a number of additional items are available as part of a system purchase. This includes:

  • Feeding and discharge conveyors
  • Exhaust gas handling systems
  • Controls packages
  • Ductwork
  • Burners and combustion chambers
  • Pipe reactors
  • Other material handling equipment

Benefits of FEECO Rotary Drums

FEECO rotary drums come with several advantages:

Custom Engineered to Suit the Application

Since each unit is designed around the specific process goals and the material to be processed, FEECO rotary drums perform with optimal efficiency and reliability.

Built for Longevity

FEECO utilizes only high-quality materials and follows strict quality standards for welding and fabrication. FEECO drums have earned a well-deserved reputation for the highest quality in the industry.

Backed by Decades of Experience

We have provided rotary drums for hundreds of materials and a diverse range of applications. Our extensive experience provides a solid foundation on which to apply our expertise to meet new and challenging applications.

Testing Options Available

The FEECO Innovation Center offers a variety of options for confirming process feasibility, as well as gathering the data needed for the design of a commercial-scale unit, whether that be for drying, coating, high-temperature thermal processing, or otherwise. Continuous loop, pilot-scale testing is also available for many applications.

Comprehensive Aftermarket Support

The FEECO Customer Service Team provides a wide array of services to keep rotary drums running optimally for the long term. This includes inspections, spare parts, repairs, alignment, tire grinding, and even process audits.

FEECO is capable of meeting the requirements necessary for CE marking equipment.

Automated with Rockwell Automation

All FEECO equipment and process systems can be outfitted with the latest in automation controls from Rockwell Automation. The unique combination of proprietary Rockwell Automation controls and software, combined with our extensive experience in process design and enhancements with hundreds of materials provides an unparalleled experience for customers seeking innovative process solutions and equipment.

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