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  • KWS Promotes Gililland to Director Engineered Products

    January 12, 2016

    Kris Gililland, P.E. has been promoted to the position of director of engineered products for KWS Manufacturing Co. Gililland is now fully responsible for engineered and environmental sales for the company, as well as providing technical support and training to all KWS sales personnel for...

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  • Selecting Rotary Direct Heat Dryers

    January 7, 2016

    Selecting the proper rotary dryer for a specific project is a daunting task for most engineers. For some this is a first opportunity to handle a major project: for others, it may be a second chance to get it right. More often than not, I am asked by a potential customer to explain why there are...

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  • Seal Requires No Compressed Air

    January 7, 2016

    The MECO OFS Type-2 seal is ideal for blenders, mixers, cookers, conveyors, and similar rotating equipment used in the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, plastics, metals, and other bulk process industries. The OFS Type-2 seal is used on horizontal, inclined, and top-entering shafts for split and...

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  • Fluid Bed Processor Maximizes Energy Savings

    January 5, 2016

    To solve a customer’s problem, Carman Industries introduced a vibrating fluid bed processor that efficiently dries 50 tn/hr of solar salt at 3% moisture and cools it to less than 140°F. The integrated cooling zone provides a finished product that is easier to handle. Cooling the product...

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  • Low-Energy Footprint Dryer

    January 5, 2016

    Bühler Aeroglide’s industrial AeroDry is engineered to serve an array of processing applications for synthetic rubber and super absorbent polymers. Designed with a low-energy footprint, the AeroDry is engineered for production rates up to 100 tn/hr and the temperature extremes required...

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  • Dryer Performs Regular Duties While Separating Material

    January 5, 2016

    The concept of the TTT rotating drum dryer is the idea of combining the efficiency of a rotating drum dryer, and allowing it to simultaneously separate the product (up to one separation). It achieves this through holes near the output end of the drum that allow product below a certain size to fall...

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  • Proper Lab Testing Assures Proper Dryer Selection

    December 23, 2015

    Very few people are comfortable buying something as expensive as a car without putting it through its paces first to make sure it can handle exactly the type of driving required. But test driving on a highway doesn't reveal much useful information if the car is to be driven like a taxi in New...

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  • Spray Drying: The Explosion Protection Challenge

    December 23, 2015

    This online presentation, organized by IChemE's Pharma, and Food & Drink Special Interest Groups, aimed at those who operate and specify spray drying equipment in the dairy, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology industries, will be held January 27, 2016, from 5-6 am Eastern. Attendance is free...

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  • More Than Just a Dryer

    December 18, 2015

    In many process industries there are applications that are specifically engineered for the job they perform. Using a machine that performs exactly the required job can allow for more efficient product treatment, lower process time, and longer machine life. With this in mind, it is important to...

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