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Iowa Ethanol Plant Expansion

The Iowa Ethanol Producer needed to repurpose existing buildings and structures, as well as add two new buildings, to be able to install a new DDG decanting, drying, and loading system. This project started in the conceptual phase and went through…

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Process System Design

The client planned to launch a new product from an existing feed stock and requested process design assistance from ADF Engineering. The new product would need to incorporate ingredient additions from several processes throughout the facility. The new product would…

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Caustic Piping Redesign

The client approached ADF with a request to provide engineering services to redesign piping that would replace an aging system for a caustic treatment process. The intent of the project was to improve the pipe material specifications, provide better ergonomics…

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Turn Head Replacement

The client approached ADF with a request to provide engineering services to replace a Turn Head in the grain receiving elevator. The new Turn Head would need to incorporate two new product receiving spouts while maintaining the existing spouting and…

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Module Skid Integration To Existing Process

The client approached ADF with a request to provide a 3D model of several existing process systems along with the facility infrastructure to allow for module skid integration into an existing process. The area to be modeled included recently added…

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Steam Tube Dryer Replacement

The client approached ADF with a request to provide engineering services required to replace an aging rotary steam tube dryer. Due to heat, size and continuous operation the rotary steam tube dryer proved difficult to safely work near for field…

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Dry Milling Airflow

Our client wanted an evaluation of airflow at five of their pet care production facilities. The evaluations included equipment audits and airflow analysis on pneumatic lift hammermill systems and plenum hammermill systems. The evaluation we needed to determine if the…

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Protein Concentrate Piping And Layout

The client approached ADF with an engineering design for a vegetable based protein concentrate facility design which combined new and repurposed equipment and piping from an existing plant. This project involved both creation and modification of P&IDs for the process.…

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