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  • Turnkey Approach to Streamline Continuous Process Implementation

    January 16, 2019

    To help processors implement continuous processing effectively and easily, Readco Kurimoto LLC, unveils a turnkey service approach. With Readco Turnkey Services (RTS), the company offers to manage the design, engineering, testing, procurement, and installation of entire continuous processing lines...

  • Marion Process Solutions Acquired by Private Equity Firm

    January 9, 2019

    Private equity firm May River Capital completed acquisition of Marion Process Solutions on December 31, 2018. Marion manufactures industrial mixers and blenders, as well as microwave vacuum drying systems, for customers in the food, nutraceutical, mineral, plastic, chemical, and biomass industries...

  • Algorithms: The Future of Vacuum Drying

    January 7, 2019

    Trending in a vacuum drying process to achieve an endpoint analysis has been a holy grail for decades. Although the mechanical side of the drying process hasn’t changed dramatically, the monitoring and control has. We have new sensors and program algorithms to finally know what the process is...

  • The Basics of Drying: An Amalgamation of Science, Technology, and Art

    January 2, 2019

    Drying is one of the oldest and most commonly used methods in the processing industry, yet it remains one of the most complex and least understood operations because of the difficulties and deficiencies in mathematical modeling and simulation. In many plants, the dryer is often regarded as “a...

  • 6 Considerations When Choosing an Industrial Dryer

    December 19, 2018

    An industrial dryer is an essential part of most material processing procedures, but they are typically a large capital expense and can last for decades. This makes picking the best dryer for your processing needs especially important since picking the wrong dryer can have long term negative...

  • Enhanced Dryer Seals

    December 18, 2018

    Although highly expensive 100% sealing solutions are available, most kiln and dryer seals on the market today, are not 100% air tight. A recent enhancement to FlexMET closes this performance gap. Rated to 1800°F, Bairicade is a newly patented cover that encloses Sutton’s flagship sealing...

  • New Fluid Bed Drying System Recycles Nitrogen

    December 17, 2018

    This fluid bed drying system enables processors to eliminate risk of explosion by recycling nitrogen as a safe, proven alternative to traditional explosion suppression systems. Increasing the amount of nitrogen in the process air to 85 percent to render combustion impossible, the Witte drying...

  • High-Temperature Vibrating Fluid Bed

    December 13, 2018

    Carman Industries introduces a standard line of high-temperature dryers capable of drying virtually any non-heat sensitive, granular product at high capacities.  Pre-engineered designs with capacities from 5-100 tn/hr are available. Equipment design is “battle tested” including...

  • Fluid Air Introduces Electrostatic Spray Dryer

    December 10, 2018

    Fluid Air introduces the patent-pending PolarDry Model 0.1 electrostatic spray dryer. One of the defining features of the PolarDry Model 0.1 is the sheer diminutive size. The compact unit cuts down on the scope of its parent models but retains the same features. It boasts the cGMP design that...

  • RFC Launches New Pasteurization Systems

    December 7, 2018

    Radio frequency (RF) pasteurization of food products was introduced by RFC in the 1960s and has since then grown into one of the preferred methods for the pasteurization of dry food ingredients, spices, and protein supplements, including both animal and plant proteins powders. RF heating provides...