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  • Pneumatic Cover Lift Automatically Raises Dryer Cover

    September 18, 2017

    Vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers from The Witte Co. are now offered with an optional pneumatic cover lift. Available on the company's fine particle drying systems that feature an integral baghouse dust collector set atop the drying zone, the new pneumatic cover lift automatically raises...

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  • Improving Dryer Yield with Intelligence

    August 24, 2017

    Controlled drying parameters help to ensure that a food or feed product is shelf-stable. However, one single processing deviation can dramatically affect batch results and yield. This may be a result of over drying due to unnoticed process shifts. Today, many food and feed factories are becoming...

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  • Nauta Mixing & Drying Technology Webinar

    August 18, 2017

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems is hosting a webinar on Nauta mixers and dryers on Wednesday, September 20 at 2pm Eastern. These mixers and dryers are used in a wide range of industries, including: foods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, minerals, cosmetics, and plastics. Nauta conical screw mixers...

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  • Spray Drying and Evaporation Solution Increases Capacity 40%

    August 17, 2017

    A dairy client approached Caloris for help improving its operation and reliability, as well as increasing the capacity of its 25-year-old spray drying plant.        Caloris’ first step was to perform a detailed analysis of the current operation and create a mass...

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  • Heat Exchanger Prevents Moisture Problems in Pneumatically Conveyed Product

    August 16, 2017

    Product conveyed with hot air from a pressure blower heats up — which can cause evaporation and condensation (sweating) in storage — leading to caking, clumping, mold, and mildew.   Xchanger’s D-Series heat exchangers solve the problem by cooling the conveying air and...

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  • Portable System Improves Blender Drying Times

    August 7, 2017

    The PharmaDry is a portable system engineered to dry large blenders and tanks in 30 minutes or less. “When we learned the pharmaceutical industry was spending hours – even days – letting blenders air dry, we knew we could help,” said Rob Miotti, general manager at...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Introduces AeroPro Moisture Control

    August 2, 2017

    Bühler Aeroglide introduces a complete moisture control system that helps customers maintain a dryer temperature profile and minimize over drying.     Controlled drying parameters ensure that a food or feed product is shelf-stable, removing the precise amount of moisture. However...

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  • New Blender & Tank Drying Equipment Reduces Wait Times

    July 24, 2017

    JetAir Technologies announces the launch of the PharmaDry, a portable system engineered to dry large blenders and tanks in 30 minutes or less. “When we learned the pharmaceutical industry was spending hours – even days – letting blenders air dry, we knew we could help,...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Introduces Drying Innovation

    May 24, 2017

    Bühler Aeroglide announces a new hygienic drying innovation for processing coated cereal and granola snacks. The Ceres Plus offers a symmetrical all up-flow air in a dual-plenum configuration, processing with the consistent air flow. Standard modules offer three- and five-door heat zones, as...

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  • Cleanable Fluid Bed Dryers for Gluten-Free Processing

    May 24, 2017

    These vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers enable food manufacturers to process gluten-free flours from bananas, corn, potatoes, almonds, rice, and other products on the same processing lines used for processing wheat, rye, barley, oats, and other glutenous products, without risk of cross-...

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