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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...

  • 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...

  • Things to Consider When Selecting a Rotary Dryer

    December 17, 2015

    Rotary dryers are often described as the workhorses of the thermal processing industry. These industrial dryers are used to efficiently reduce the moisture content for a variety of materials across many different industries.      A rotary dryer is comprised of a large rotating...

  • Contract Flash and Horizontal Drying

    December 15, 2015

    Contract flash and horizontal drying services are available from Custom Processing Services (CPS) to provide professional outsourcing to meet sporadic drying requirements. CPS can also fulfill long-term contract and project demands. Precision drying of organic and inorganic materials, minerals...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints Sales Manager for North America

    December 10, 2015

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has appointed Joe Tordella area sales manager for North America.   Tordella will manage sales for North American food segments, including the snack and ready-to-...

  • PPT Expands Drying and Emissions Control Capabilities

    December 9, 2015

    Powder Processing & Technology (PPT), a processor of powdered materials for North America’s largest materials companies, announces a significant expansion of its capabilities and capacity. The company, which serves inorganic and ceramic materials processors, has installed advanced...

  • Fly Ash Drying and Beneficial Reuse

    December 9, 2015

    With ever-increasing Federal regulation and general public concern with ponding fly ash from coal-fired power plants, there is an increased interest in fly ash beneficial reuse. Examples of such beneficiation include: its substitution for Portland cement in concrete, brick manufacture,...

  • Low-Energy Vibrating Fluid Bed Dryer/Cooler Introduced

    December 8, 2015

    Carman Industries introduces a vibrating fluid bed processor with low-energy requirements for drying and cooling aggregate material. It efficiently dries and cools aggregate product at high capacities. It features a heat recovery system to reduce overall energy consumption. An integral cooling...

  • Vibrating Fluid Bed Dryers for Sanitary Processing

    November 19, 2015

    These sanitary, vibrating fluid bed dryers are custom engineered to continuously dry and gently convey large volumes of nuts, fruits, seeded cereals, and other low-density food products. Replacing belt dryers that expose the sensitive products to the plant environment, the Witte sanitary system...

  • Grain Operations Courses Offered

    November 17, 2015

    Registration is now open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in January. These online courses run from Jan. 4 through Feb. 5, and registration closes Dec. 15. GEAPS 520: Grain Quality Management This course...