Did you know that indirect fired air heaters are used in manufacturing tobacco extracts?

Some products made with tobacco also require tobacco extracts, such as cigarettes. When manufacturing cigarettes, the paper must be flavored using tobacco extracts. These extracts are generated by: Processing the tobacco with water and alcohol to make the tobacco liquescent. Using a spray dryer to provide a more concentrated tobacco extract. In order to create…

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Indirect Fired Air Heater Customer Success Story

Indirect Fired Air Heater- Success Story

Customer Need: A source of hot air, which was free from the by-products of combustion was needed by a dry corn milling company. The need arose when one of the world’s largest beer companies chose to use this mill as a new supplier. In order to meet strict process requirements and become an approved supplier,…

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Fluid Bed Dryers & Process Air Heaters

The fourth and final type of dryer that we will discuss that utilizes air heaters is a fluid bed dryer (or fluidized bed dryer). According to Wikipedia: “A fluidized bed is formed when a quantity of a solid particulate substance is placed under appropriate conditions to cause the solid/fluid mixture to behave as a fluid.” Fluid Bed Diagram…

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Industrial Hot Air Generators for Dryers

Are you in need of hot air for your industrial dryer? Indirect fired or direct fired air heaters are used as a hot air generator for many types of industrial dryers.  The wet material being dried with every type of dryer determines whether the process utilizes a direct fired air heater or an indirect fired…

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Do you know the difference between direct fired and indirect fired air heaters?

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Our latest YouTube video explains the difference between direct fired and indirect fired air heaters. This two minute video will educate you on basic differences and benefits each system.  Watch the video and then quiz yourself on the difference between direct and indirect fired air heaters with the questions below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81avNHZ5kKw Which air heater would…

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Unmatched Process Air Heaters

Stelter & Brinck process air heater types consist of indirect fired, gun style, packaged and duct style air heaters. Each of our air heaters is a product of over 95 years of combustion experience, is designed in-house by our engineers to be heavy duty, reliable and provide unmatched performance for your process. Because each S&B heater…

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Indirect or Direct Fired Air Heater Considerations

Are you in the market for an indirect or direct fired air heater? Before making the capital investment, it’s important to take time to consider the following aspects of your process. Application & Reaction to Heat When beginning your search, you should first consider your application and answer the following:           What is the product…

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