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    Cleanability, Process and Maintenance Optimization on Glass-Lined Double Conical Dryers

    Posted by Jennifer Mayo

    Jul 18, 2019 3:51:12 PM

    Double_Conical_Dryer_Case_Study_current_design-after_revampingGlass-lined double conical dryers are a workhorse in the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, with a rigorous design that enables them to run for decades.  A common issue with these units, however, is the vessel's cleanability.  Enhancements are available that provide revamping possibilities that will improve not only the cleanability and filtration process, but will also significantly reduce the maintenance cycle time. This blog post features a case study that illustrates how an upgrade to the dryer vacuum tube can accomplish all of these improvements.  

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    Topics: batch dryer, indirect drying, refurbishment

    7 Types of Indirect Batch Dryers and their Methods of Operation-Part 2

    Posted by Jennifer Mayo

    May 23, 2013 1:41:00 PM

    Top driven spherical dryerIn last week's "Part 1" blog post we outlined the key factors that distinguish indirect drying from direct drying and discussed the first three types of indirect dryers on our list of seven. (If you haven't read the article yet, we suggest you click here first to get caught up.)  Picking up where we left off, let's continue our discussion on the types and uses of the remaining indirect batch dryers that were not previously highlighted.  Similar to the descriptions given for the double conical tumble dryer, paddle dryer and disc dryer, we’ll also touch on the unique design elements that differentiate each model from the others. 

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    Topics: batch dryer, indirect drying

    7 Types of Indirect Batch Dryers and their Methods of Operation-Part 1

    Posted by Jennifer Mayo

    May 16, 2013 1:01:00 PM

    7 Types of Indirect Batch Dryers and their Methods of Operation (Part 1)

    Rosenmund Pan Dryer resized 600Do you know all seven types of indirect batch dryers?  Knowing, understanding, and comparing the various types of dryers available will help you make informed choices when it comes time to select the right equipment for your process.  This article details some of the types and uses of the different indirect batch dryers on the market today.  We’ll also touch on the unique design elements that differentiate each model from the others.

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    Topics: batch dryer, indirect drying