Economics of Grinding for Pelleted Feeds

Published on: 03/13/2013
Author/s : Mark Heimann (CPM)

In the feed manufacturing industry, particle size reduction (grinding) is second only to extrusion processes (pelleting, expanders, extruders) in terms of total energy consumption. To achieve a finer grind (smaller finished particle size), energy and maintenance costs increase and, everything else being equal, the capacity of the grinding system will be reduced. The Costs of Grinding The co...

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Sushil Chandra Sushil Chandra
Master in Poultry Nutrition 1975
March 13, 2013

Very informative and good presentation on economics of feed milling.
Thanks

Dr S Chandra
Chandraassociates
consultant
Pune
India

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PRAKASH P. AMBALKAR PRAKASH P. AMBALKAR
Agricultural Engineer
January 27, 2017
Yes, very informative and attention seeking article, thanks for the same. For better work always attentive and action oriented people will certainly follow the advantage of effect as read here.
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October 3, 2020
PRAKASH P. AMBALKAR Is it possible to use pellet with hopper drying machine to make sinking fish feed float?
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