Online Monitoring of Fertilizer Granulation

9 Pages Posted: 14 May 2020

Date Written: May 13, 2020


Fertilizer is a low cost product which is industrially produced in very large tonnages. The actual granulation processes are well established and somewhat controlled. However, in the production of a good and stable fertilizer, many different factors play a large role in the granulation process.

Online control of the Particle size and shape help to optimize the process and increase the quality and give a higher output of good fertilizer product.

Keywords: Particle size; Particle shape; Online; Process control; Quality control; Symphos 2019

Suggested Citation

Waggeling, Robert, Online Monitoring of Fertilizer Granulation (May 13, 2020). SYMPHOS 2019 – 5th International Symposium on Innovation & Technology in the Phosphate Industry, Available at SSRN: or

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