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  • Vibratory Fluid Bed Dryer for Long Retention Times

    January 8, 2015

    This vibratory fluid bed dryer with distributed drive system allows for a long material bed to provide extended retention times. In addition, the drive system features a long stroke, ideal for materials that do not otherwise easily fluidize. Thermally efficient drying with a heat recovery system...

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  • A New Chip off the Old Block

    January 8, 2015

    The struggle to get kids to eat their vegetables might become a little easier now. Imagine a fresh tasting crunchy vegetable chip, sliced and baked from locally grown sweet potatoes, carrots, or tomatoes. This is the newest idea from Martin's Family Fruit Farm in Waterloo, Ontario, a major...

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  • Electrically-Heated 850ºF Cabinet Oven

    December 27, 2014

    The No. 800 is an electrically-heated 850ºF cabinet oven that is currently used for drying specialty plastic powders at the customer’s facility. Workspace of this unit measures 38 x 26 x 38 in. 20 KW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular heating elements, while an 800 CFM, 3/4-HP...

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  • Heyl & Patterson Names Len Walnoha Vice President

    December 23, 2014

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in bulk materials handling and thermal processing systems, has announced the promotion of Len Walnoha to vice president.   Walnoha joined Heyl & Patterson in 2013 as director of engineering. He oversees equipment design and drafting of all Heyl...

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  • Insight into the Aseptic Spray Drying Process

    December 17, 2014

    Having just gone through the design and Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of some new spray drying systems, I noted the complexity of design required. While there are thousands of spray dryers in use, supplied by many different vendors, building a truly aseptic plant presents some major challenges...

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  • New Cooler Technology Solves Salt Production Problem

    December 17, 2014

    Carrier Vibrating Equipment Inc. was recently approached by a major U.S.-based producer of fine salt to help resolve a problem they had been experiencing. The approach used for the production of salt at this facility uses gas-fired evaporators to generate a salt wet cake from a brine solution....

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  • Drying/Mixing Interactive Design Tool

    December 16, 2014

    Littleford’s Interactive Design Tool (IDT) allows the customer to create their own custom mixing, drying, or evaporation system in minutes with a life-size downloadable model in any CAD package of their choosing. Currently it can handle standard sizes ranging from 5 to 8000 l. IN the future,...

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  • Laboratory Flash Drying System

    December 15, 2014

    Fluid Energy has developed a solution for laboratory and small scale pilot flash drying trials. The company has mounted a Model 2 ThermaJet flash drying system on a portable table, complete with controls, feeding and collection equipment. All components are quick breakapart construction allowing...

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  • RF Drying System for Temperature-Sensitive Materials

    December 15, 2014

    This new Radio Frequency (RF) drying system is used for rapidly drying temperature sensitive materials such as filter cake and granular or pelletized materials. This system uses RF energy to uniformly heat a bed depth of conveyorized material and rapidly remove the water without overheating,...

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