Archive for February 2021
Spray Dryers and Their Heat Source
We have discussed flash and rotary dryers; the third type of industrial dryer that uses a process air heater for hot gas generation is a spray dryer. Spray dryers are known for distributing a consistent particle size and are the most prominent drying system in the food and dairy powder industries. Powdered colors, inorganic chemicals, insoluble organic…Read More
What Type of Air Heater Do Flash Dryers Utilize?
As we mentioned last week, there are 4 main dryer systems that use process airs: rotary dryers, pneumatic/flash dryers, spray dryers, and fluidized bed dryers. This week we will focus on pneumatic/flash dryers (we will refer to them as flash dryers). Flash dryers make up some of the largest dryers in the world! These dryers are…Read More
Industrial Dryers that Use Air Heaters – Highlighting Rotary Dryers
While there are many types of dryers used in industry today, there are 4 main systems that implement indirect fired air heaters or direct fired process air heaters. These dryers include: rotary dryers, pneumatic/flash dryers, spray dryers, and fluidized bed dryers. Rotary Dryers In this blog post, we are going to focus on Rotary dryers. Rotary…Read More