Agrochemicals and Fertilizers

Agrochemicals and fertilizers

Comprehensive separation solutions

The need to serve growing global populations while meeting stringent environmental requirements is more pressing than ever before. To meet these conflicting challenges, most of the world’s leading agrochemical and fertilizer producers rely on ANDRITZ Separation to ensure reliable uptime and efficiency in mechanical and thermal separation processes.

Proven reliability and expertise

Every day, ANDRITZ Separation installations are ensuring the highest levels of safety and control for customers like BASF. In agrochemicals, many already depend on the industry’s largest batch-operation machines, developed by ANDRITZ to achieve the highest throughput at the lowest cost of ownership. For urea, potash, and ammonium sulfate, our world-scale high-capacity drying lines help to achieve the right moisture content with the maximum possible productivity, and our screen bowl decanters, pusher centrifuges, and vacuum disc filters are the key to reliable operations.

Profitable high-volume production

In the world of phosphoric acid, production volumes can be staggering. And since our tilting pan filters produce more than 80% of all phosphoric acid in the USA, we know exactly how quickly your savings can add up. Energy efficiency is always critical, and downtime is unacceptable. Our tilting pan filter‘s flood-washing capabilities are designed to ensure maximum extraction of water-soluble P2O5 with the lowest possible operating costs. Even smaller plants can achieve significant efficiency gains with our horizontal belt filter. Thanks to in-depth process expertise gained by close collaboration with the world’s largest producers, ANDRITZ ensures the most profitable and sustainable separation processes.

Key process steps

  • Dewatering

  • Drying

  • Cooling

Main applications

  • Ammonium sulfate
  • DAP
  • DCP
  • MAP
  • NPK
  • Pesticides
  • Phosphoric acid
  • Potassium chloride
  • Potassium nitrate
  • Urea
  • and many others

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