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Keeping cool - milled cement coolers

The cement industry is under pressure to reduce operating costs. Some of the challenges associated with the current commercially avaliable technologies for cement cooling are their high energy consumption, high maintenance cost, and high water consumption. 

Heating and cooling of plastic polymers

Plastic polymers are all around us in the products we use every day. Learn what they are, how they're made and how Solex Thermal Science is using their indirect heat exchange technology to make the drying, heating and cooling of polymers more stable and efficient.

Drying and processing biosolids

What are biosolids? Learn exactly what they are, how they are processed and what type of technologies are used to dry and cool biosolids. Read more about the Solex Heat Exchanger and how it uses the principals of thermal dynamics to improve downstream processes for the biosolids processing industry.

Innovative cooling solution for biosolids

Solex Thermal's plate type cooler technology is changing the game. In this article prepared for the 2015 Annual European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference & Exhibition, learn how the Solex Heat Exchanger works to safely and efficiently cool biosolids, problems faced and solutions offered in the industry, and future opportunities for this new technology.

Coffee bean processing

Read about how coffee beans are processed for one of the world's most-consumed beverages. Learn where coffee beans come from, how they are harvested, and how they are processed, including the drying process that Solex Thermal's Indirect Heat Exchange technology is taking a prominent role in to modernize and make more efficient.

What is foundry sand?

Foundry sand is clean, uniformly sized, high quality silica sand, used in foundry casting processes. The sand is bonded to form molds or patterns used for ferrous (iron and steel) and non-ferrous (copper, aluminum, brass) metal castings. Shake-out sand from completed metal casting are often reclaimed back into the foundry sand process.

Cement production and cooling

Cement cooling is an important step in the cement production process, as it reduces the chance of gypsum dehydration and the formation of lumps, reducing the overall quality of the final cement. Learn how cement is cooled using innovative new technology that is more energy- and cost-efficient.

Direct vs. indirect heating technology

In the last 25 years, a more efficient and cost effective method has been introduced, using indirect heat transfer to heat free flowing bulk solids. Indirect heat exchange technology results in a higher quality finished product with increased energy efficiency and reduced emissions.