Sturtevant & Komarek Lock Arms

Sturtevant & Komarek, leaders in milling, air classification and compacting join forces to change the lithium carbonate market.  Sturtevant Inc., a Hanover, Massachusetts based manufacturer and global supplier of size reduction and air classification solutions is partnering with KR Komarek,

10 Reasons to Choose Sturtevant’s Whirlwind Air Classifier to Remove Undesirable Fine Dust from Aggregates

There are many reasons why an aggregate producer should choose Sturtevant to help classify their tons of aggregate material, but if we had to separate just the top ten they’d look something like the below: Cost Savings: No settling ponds,

The Whirlwind Mobile Air Classifier: Your Questions Answered!

The Sturtevant Whirlwind Mobile Air Classifier is sturdy, compact and maneuverable on roadways and jobs sites AND takes LESS THAN ONE HOUR FROM PARKING TO START CLASSIFYING. Check out the FAQ’s below to learn more about the only self-contained, 100%

Welcome to the Sturtevant Lab!

Why you should use it, what you get, and why it’s awesome! We encourage all of our customers to take the opportunity to visit our lab facilities and get some hands on experience and equipment operator training. You won’t be

What is a Micron anyway?

In the business of particle size reduction you may hear the word, ‘micron’ thrown around. So, what exactly is a micron, and how small is it? In the material reduction industry, micron size is a ‘big’ deal. Let’s take a

What Happens to an Air Classifier When Moisture Levels Rise

Air classifiers do a great job of removing undesirable fines from quarried crushed stone and heavy mineral sands in a dry process without using any water. In order to effectively remove the fine dust, the moisture in the stone sand

Redefining Lithium Carbonate Roll Compaction

As is the case with many raw materials, lithium carbonate micronizing efficiency can often times be improved by densifying the finely sized powders into granules. The industry leading K.R. Komarek Roll Compactor has become the industry standard for lithium carbonate

Pre-Classifying Before Milling or Micronizing Lithium

Reducing any raw material in size is typically the most expensive part of any dry processing system.  This is due to the amount of energy required to breakdown larger particles into smaller particles.  So if you can reduce the amount

The Lithium Triangle

Most of us are very familiar with the infamous “Bermuda Triangle” or the “Devil’s Triangle” as it is sometimes referred.  It is one of those unexplained mysteries that has seen planes, ships and people seemingly vanish into thin air.  The

The Rise of the Premium Pet Food Market

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 63.2% of pet owners consider their pets to be members of the family. Given this statistic, it should come as no surprise that more and more pet owners are moving to premium pet foods

Battery Grade Lithium Carbonate

If fine particles are good, are finer particles better? The ongoing nanoparticle revolution continues to challenge fine powder producers with the pursuit for finer and finer particle size distributions.  The ultra-high surface-to-volume ratios of nanoparticles are very appealing to some

Sturtevant remains rooted in automobile technology with battery-grade lithium carbonate

Did you know? From the first automatic transmission to the latest version of electric vehicle batteries…Sturtevant remains rooted in automobile technology The modern-day automatic transmission can be traced all the way back to 1904 when T.J Sturtevant of the Sturtevant

Keeping Fly Ash Out of Landfills

Fly ash is one of the materials produced during the coal combustion process that is carried up in the flue gases and can be collected before exiting the stack using pollution control equipment including electrostatic precipitators or baghouses. In an

How Wheat Starch Can Fit Into a Gluten Free Diet

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barely so you may wonder how wheat starch can fit into a gluten free diet. For over a decade, wheat starch specifically processed to remove wheat starch has been allowed to

Importance of Protein in Aquaculture Feed

In aquaculture, feed represents 40-50% of the production costs and with protein requirements for fish ranging from 18-50%, the importance of protein in aquaculture feed is readily apparent. The percentage of required protein varies by species with tilapia, one of

Throwback Thursday to the Second Exposition of Chemical Industries

Sturtevant was established in 1883 so we have over 136 years worth of Throwback Thursday material and are proud to share highlights from our long history. Today, we take you back 101 years ago to 1916 to the second Exposition

The Expanding U.S. Kaolin Market Size

Kaolin is a soft, white clay and due to its’ usage in a variety of products including plastics, cement, ceramics, and cement the U.S. kaolin market size is expected to expand exponentially. According to Hexa Research, the U.S. kaolin market

Who Benefits from Taking Protein Powders?

While protein powder certainly does help body builders and athletes, they are not the only people who can enjoy benefits from taking protein powders. In addition to body builders and athletes, the elderly, teenagers, those recovering from surgery/illness, and vegetarians