This book describes different methods for preparing compound fertilizers. It focuses on how some of the raw and intermediate materials are produced and used in the manufacture of compound fertilizers. The book is intended for persons associated with the fertilizer industry.
1. Outlook, Concepts, Definitions, and Scientific Organizations for the Fertilizer Industry 2. Nitrogen 3. Phosphate Rock 4. Potash Mining and Refining 5. Thermal Phosphate 6. Production of Single Superphosphate with a TVA Cone Mixer and Belt Den 7. The Sackett Super-Flo Process 8. Wet-Process Phosphoric Acid Production 9. Granulation 10. Diammonium Phosphate Plants and Processes 11. Review of the Production of Monoammonium Phosphate 12. Granulation Using the Pipe-Cross Reactor 13. Bulk Blending 14. Dry Bulk Blending in the Americas 15. The Norsk Hydro Nitrophosphate Process 16. Controlled Release Nitrogen Fertilizers 17. Fluid Fertilizer 18. Environmental Regulations 19. Concentrated Superphosphate: Manufacturing Processes