Thompson Dryers – Rotary Dryers System; Solid Fuel Burner

Since 1945 Thompson Dryers has been pioneering drying; patenting, perfecting and servicing dryer systems across many industries. Take a tour around one of our single-pass rotary drying system, outfitted with a solid fuel burner. W
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Break Coal Dependence

Energy production is one of the most important industries to modern life and coal fired power is the biggest contender. Some experts are worried that the world’s supply of coal will run out, leaving us incapable of producing eno
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Preventing Fires and Explosions Part 1

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Introduction Uncontrolled and unplanned fires and explosions at your plant are undesirable.  The first and foremost reason to take measures to reduce and hopefully eliminate fires and e
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Preventing Fires and Explosions Part 2

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Introduction Last month we discussed why uncontrolled, unplanned fires and explosions are undesirable as well as some of the conditions that can lead to fires and explosions in direct-fire
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Biomass dryers and who uses them

What is biomass? The term biomass is typically used when talking about organic plant-based materials used for producing energy. When a plant is specifically grown for this purpose it will sometimes be called an Energy Cr
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Equipment Needed to Make a Wood Pellet

What equipment do I need to make a wood pellet? Wood pellets are all the rage. In an effort to lessen the energy cost burden of heating their homes, shops, workshops, etc., people are flocking to wood pellet stov
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