Rotary Kiln

rotary kiln is used to heat solids. The temperature is predetermined, and the goal is to create a reaction, either a chemical reaction or a physical reaction or both. There are direct fired and indirect fired Kilns. With that said, below are some of the most common applications it is used in, as well as how to purchase one.

Extra information about rotary kiln


Commodity Materials

Many materials that are used for commodity purposes are produced with kiln. This is especially true with raw minerals and agricultural products. The equipment is used to process various types of materials, that way the end result is a product that consumers can actually use.


Kiln is commonly used to produce cement, as it is used to heat materials up to an extreme temperature. One of the reasons it is used is because it helps keep operating costs low and and it allows large quantities of cement to be produced, but without sacrificing quality.


Reclaiming Nickel

Kilns are used to produce extremely high temperatures in the reclaiming nickel process. Electronic waste often contains a lot of nickel, and companies often retrieve them and then recycle it. During the process, a kiln is used.


Hydraulic Fracturing Proppants

Kilns are used to form ceramic beads as well as to sinter proppant powder in the hydraulic fracturing process. This is a process that involves using ceramic or sand to support an opening of a fracture.


Purchasing A Rotary Kiln

Not all kilns can create the same products or play a role in creating specific products. Make sure you buy equipment that can produce what you are going to be working on. Also, check to see what the kiln's capabilities and capacities are before buying it. You want to purchase equipment that allows you to scale.


You can buy new or used kilns. It's advisable to choose a newer one, especially if you plan on using it regularly. If you're not, then go ahead and purchase a used one.


Finally, keep price in mind because they range in price from one place to another. Generally speaking, price isn't the most important thing to look for in a kiln, but nonetheless you still want to have an idea of how much you'll pay.


Those are only a few of the many applications that rotary kiln is used in. There are various ways to use it, but make sure you choose the right kiln if you need it. There are many manufacturers who produce and sell it, so make sure you only deal with a reputable seller.