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  • Fluid Bed Dryers Made Shorter

    November 12, 2014

    By Craig Anderson, MBA, and Jarrett Bowling, Almo Process, and Michael Pfeiffer and Dr. – Ing. Mathias Trojosky, Allgaier Process Technology GmbH With integrated heat exchangers in a fluid bed dryer, the combination of conductive heat transfer from fluidization with additional indirect heat...

  • Vacuum Paddle Dryer Features Short Drying Times

    October 28, 2014

    The Pharmadry is a vacuum paddle dryer with short drying times and well suited for the drying of freely flowing, sensitive pharmaceutical ingredients and fine chemicals. It is designed to meet stringent cGMP and FDA guidelines. The agitator is supported at the rear, with externally exchangeable...

  • Drying Theory Seminar Announced

    October 27, 2014

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, will hold a drying seminar in Cary, NC, on December 9-11, 2014. The seminar aims to help participants learn and apply drying theory to enhance the performance of processing...

  • Cone Central Shaft Dryer

    October 22, 2014

    The Condry cone central shaft dryer technology is a more efficient and more cost-effective drying method when compared to other types of vacuum drying technologies. This is accomplished by the engineered design of the Condry, which provides a large “static” heated surface area (vessel...

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  • Indirect-Fired Rotary Calciner Transforms Wood Biomass into Biocoal

    October 9, 2014

    Heyl & Patterson Inc. supplied an indirect-fired rotary calciner to the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) minerals lab in Coleraine, MN to transform wood biomass into torrefied wood, or “biocoal.” The biocoal will have an energy...

  • Increasing Drying Efficiency

    September 9, 2014

    Drying processes are one of the most energy intensive unit operations. Drying has been reported to account for anywhere from 12 to 20% of the energy consumption in the industrial sector. Typical adiabatic dryers account for about 85% of all industrial dryers, where air is heated by the combustion...

  • Maguire Promotes Kavanagh to VP Global Sales

    September 9, 2014

    Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh vice president of global sales. Kavanagh will oversee worldwide sales of all Maguire auxiliary equipment systems, including gravimetric blenders, vacuum dryers, loading systems, feeders, granulators, and related equipment and software....

  • Bühler Aeroglide Launches Apprenticeship Program

    September 4, 2014

    Bühler Aeroglide announces a new apprenticeship program that allows high school graduates to gain professional practice skills combined with a college education.   As co-founder and leading partner of the new North Carolina Triangle Apprenticeship Program (NCTAP), Bühler...

  • Arvos Group Becomes Standalone Corporation

    September 2, 2014

    Arvos Group, the former Alstom Auxiliary Components business, has become a standalone corporation with Triton as its new Shareholder. Arvos Group is a leading global manufacturer of regenerative heat exchangers, for thermal power generation facilities, process critical applications in the...