Articles Tagged with ''drying''

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Fluid bed dryer/cooler

The Witte food-grade vibrating fluid bed drying and cooling system reclaims energy lost in the exhaust airstream.


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Fluid bed drying system

Kason’s Vibro-Bed circular fluid bed drying system integrates a 30-in. (762mm) diameter fluid bed processing chamber with an electric heater, blower and control panel on 2 shippable frames ready for onsite connection to a power source, dust collector and material inlet/outlet.


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Separator filter dryer

The SKF separator filter dryer system removes water, contaminants and oil vapor from compressed air; it dries compressed air for pneumatic applications directly from a compressor’s reservoir tank or at a point of use.
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Dryers/coolers

Witte vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers have an optional motorized hoist system that automatically raises the cover and reveals the entire drying or cooling system.
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Milk drying optimization pays off

Processor improves operational efficiencies and increases yields by reducing moisture variability on its dryers.
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Dust recovery hood

The Witte Company’s dust recovery hood for vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers features a proprietary design that allows on-spec particles entrained in the airstream to be captured and gently returned into the process for recovery as finished product.
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Tech Update: Preventing dust explosions

While understanding the physics of dust explosions can require college math, using the old eyeballs and some simple cleaning tools can go a long way in preventing a catastrophe.
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TECH FLASH

Stop a potential disaster—stay off the network news

Self-heating of particulate solids in drying operations is a disaster waiting to happen.
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Batch freeze dryer

The GEA Process Engineering RAY 2 laboratory-sized batch freeze dryer provides a high-volume capability for the development and small-scale production of food products such as freeze-dried vegetables, fruits, fish and meat and, in a special execution, delicate products such as probiotics and instant coffee.


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Can drying tunnels

Resting on brackets attached to a conveyor, Air Control Industries blower-driven can drying tunnels feature specifically configured slots that direct air to remove the water while driving it downward and out of the enclosed area.


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