An industry-wide push for greater environmentally accountability is driving the need for improved fertilizer cooling methods. In the March/April 2021 issue of Fertilizer International, Igor Makarenko looks a how indirect cooling technology is not only providing fertilizer manufacturers with a more environmentally friendly solution, but also the opportunity to create a better product.
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In the March 2021 issue of World Fertilizer Magazine, Igor Makarenko of Solex Thermal Science discusses how vertical plate technology allows fertilizer plant operators to eliminate the need for warehouse cooling practices and avoid planned production rate turndowns.
In the September 2020 issue of World Fertilizer Magazine, Igor Makarenko of Solex Thermal Science discusses how an integrated de-dusting solution for cooling processes is helping reduce risk and produce a better fertilizer.
In the June 2020 issue of Process Heating Magazine, Solex Thermal Science explores the history of heating/cooling bulk solids, including advancements that have led to global use of indirect plate exchange technology.
In the May/June 2020 issue of World Fertilizer Magazine, Igor Makarenko of Solex Thermal Science discusses how closed-loop systems used in vertically stacked-plate heat exchange technology are lessening the burden on fertilizer producers of having to source clean streams of water.
In World Fertilizer Magazine, Igor Makarenko, Global Director, Fertilizer at Solex Thermal Science, examines how an indirect plate-type heat exchanger can be used in the final fertilizer cooling step in order to avoid caking.
Filippo Colucci, Solex Thermal Science Inc., compares conventional fluid bed coolers and indirect plate coolers, with a focus on energy consumption.
With over half of the world’s food supply dependent on fertilizer due to nutrient lacking soil, the importance of fertilizer production, fertilizer storage and transport continues to grow.
The importance of fertilizers to the world economy can hardly be overstated and the growth in fertilizer consumption since the 1960s has been impressive. By supplying crops with essential nutrients, fertilizers facilitate efficient use of land and water.
The concept of a bulk solid cooler for fertilizer products was introduced to the industry over 20 years ago. Since then Solex has installed more than 60 coolers of this type in fertilizer plants around the world.
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