2015 08 Brouwer Assuring Premium Product Quality
This technical paper starts with introducing the various finishing technologies in use worldwide and the various forms of urea available in the market. Then it will discuss the critical urea product quality parameters like Caking, Strength, Contamination, Segregation and Dust. The paper will conclude following: As the urea market becomes tighter and competition will increase, urea producers need to assure top quality product to become or stay ahead in this competition. Moisture content is key to minimize / avoid caking problems and top quality product pays back in premium prices and less product losses. This paper also provides a recommended urea granule quality when one likes to export urea.