• Publication Date: 09/01/2016
  • Organization(s):
    Franklin Miller
  • Article Type: Case Histories
  • Subjects: Agglomeration, Size reduction
An international fertilizer producer was struggling with wet, sticky phosphate agglomerates in its small plant. After contacting Franklin Miller for a new lump breaker, those problems were solved.

During the fertilizer production process, acid and ammonia are added to phosphate to make it granular, which results in material that’s wet, sticky, and prone to agglomeration. This plant’s existing lump breaker, which had only two rotating shafts with cutting teeth, wasn’t enough. After installing a five-shaft model, the plant increased production efficiency and reduced downtime.

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