Rotary Dryer System & Components

Gears & Drive Units
Complete Rotary Units and Shell Sections
Thrust Roller Assemblies
Internal Components (i.e. Flighting & Lifters)
Base Frames
Trunnion Roller Assemblies
Tires (Riding Rings) and Mounting Systems

Rotary Material Processing Equipment

Finch is a leader in manufacturing and supplying Rotary Processing Equipment (RPE).  We serve a wide range of industries utilizing RPE such as Kilns, Calciners, Coolers, Ball Mills, Rod Mills, Dryers, Pulverizers, Breakers, and Coal & Asphalt Dryers.  We support all OEM brands.  A few of the industries we support are: 

  • Cement
  • Asphalt 
  • Coal/Carbon Products
  • Metal Recycling
  • Sand/Gravel
  • Silica
  • Metals Industries 
  • Power Plants
  • Soil Remediation
  • Chemical
  • Glass
  • Paper & Pulp
  • Oil/Marcellus Shale
  • Other Recycling
  • Miscellaneous Test Kilns of Various Sizes

750 Ton Wheel Press


Rotary Steam Tube Dryer


Pinion Shaft Assembly for a Rotary Dryer


Rotary Dryer Internal Flighting


Full Rotary Dryer and Afterburner Assembly


Final Machining on Trunnion Roller


Trunnions for Rotary Kiln


Gear Guard Fabrication for a Rotary Kiln


Examples of the Rotary Kilns, Dryers, and Parts Finch Manufactures

  • Complete Rotary Kiln, Dryer & Cooler Systems
  • Trunnion Rollers – New or Refurbished
  • Thrust Roller Assemblies – New or Refurbished
  • Shafts for Trunnions, Thrust Rollers & Drive Systems
  • Rotary Kiln & Dryer Shell
  • Replacement Shell Sections
  • Rotary Kiln & Dryer Flighting
  • Rotary Kiln & Dryer Tires (Riding Rings) – One & Two Piece
  • Tire Mounting Systems for Rotary Kilns & Dryers
  • Drive Systems for Rotary Kilns & Dryers
  • Layout Drawings
  • Automatic Gear Lubrication Systems for Rotary Kiln or Dryers
  • Bull Gears & Pinions for Rotary Kilns or Dryers
  • Sprockets for Rotary Kilns and Dryers
  • Gear Mounting Systems for Rotary Kiln and Dryers
  • Rotary Kiln and Dryer Base Frames
  • Spur Gear Guards for Rotary Kilns and Dryers
  • Castings & Forgings for Trunnions & Thrust Rollers
  • Inlet and Discharge Kiln & Dryer Leaf Seal Systems
  • Bronze Bushings for Trunnions and Thrust Rollers
  • Babbitt Bearings for Trunnions & Thrust Rollers
  • Bearing Housings for Trunnions
  • Custom Nuts & Bolts
  • Bag House
  • Inlet & Discharge Hoods

General Fabrication

Finch manufactures more than 101 categories of heavy-duty equipment and makes parts ranging from inches and ounces to feet and tons.  Based upon our manufacturing and design capabilities, customers constantly come to Finch to reverse engineer critical components.  Finch has also designed and built equipment as specialized as a Archaeological Shaker System and a Train Wheel Lathe. We have increased our ability to make smaller parts and components. We even designed and produced many different parts for an Ammunition Fragmentation Chamber for the Department of Defense.

A few examples of general fabrication items include:

  • Small Parts
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Augers
  • Rock Crushers
  • Complex Underwater  Components
  • Blower Housing
  • Custom Shaft Machining
  • Custom Industrial Grading Equipment
  • Custom Base Frames
  • Specialized Large Nuts & Bolts
  • Custom Machinery Guards
  • Stainless Steel Archaeological Shaker Systems

Our Welders Are AWS Certified


Screw Auger in Fabrication


Patrol Boat Lift System


Internal Workings of Rotary Steam Tube Dryer


Specialty Machined Camera Port Plate


Custom Trunnion End Cap


Large Custom Nuts


Specialty Bolts


Stainless Conveyor Frame

Paper Pulp Mixer