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  • Advantages with a Continuous Low-Pressure/Low-Temperature Flash Drying Technology

    November 20, 2018

    Drying is known as one of the most energy consuming unit operations in various manufacturing processes. In most developed countries drying accounts for 10-20% of the total industrial energy use [1]. Therefore, many generations of engineers and researchers have pursued, improved, and optimized...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Head of Process Engineering

    September 21, 2018

    Thermal processing engineering services and technology provider Bühler Aeroglide recently named Jason Pintuff as its new director of process engineering, the company announced in a press release this week. In addition, the firm appointed Tom Barber as its new vice president of capital...

  • Drying System with Integral Baghouse Dust Collector

    September 17, 2018

    This drying system features an integral baghouse dust collector positioned directly above the fluid bed drying zone. This configuration contains 100% of the fine particles entrained in the airstream and allows them to remain in the dryer for processing as product rather than collecting them...

  • Enhanced Kiln and Dryer Seal

    August 14, 2018

    Most kiln and dryer seals available today are not 100% air tight. A recent enhancement to FlexMET, closes this gap. Bairicade is a patent-pending cover that encloses the metal leaf/graphite pad seal inside a flexible vapor barrier to further enhance sealing performance. Rated to 1800ºF,...

  • Selecting the Right Drying System for Agglomerating Bulk Solids

    August 3, 2018

    Particle agglomeration is an important processing step in the food, chemical, and mineral industries, where it plays a key role in de-dusting, particle size control, density control and the performance of bulk solid products. Drying systems play an equally important role in various parts of the...

  • Continuous Processors Transform Slurries into Powders in One Step

    August 1, 2018

    The new SC Processor (SCP) line of continuous processors from Readco Kurimoto delivers efficient heat transfer in a compact design to transform slurries into powders and/or increase the viscosity of slurries in a single step. Continuously accepting a wide range of liquids, slurries, powders, and/...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Earns Safety Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

    June 7, 2018

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has been recognized for its commitment to excellence in safety. The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA) advocates for the growth and sustainability of the...

  • Schenck Process Acquires Raymond Bartlett Snow

    June 4, 2018

    Schenck Process announces signing of definitive agreements this week on the acquisition of Raymond Bartlett Snow (RBS), a leader in the design, manufacturing, and construction of size reduction, classification, and thermal processing equipment With a company history of 130 years, RBS has...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...