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Fluid bed dryers are designed to dry small particles of product by using air or some other gas. Fluid air bed dryers hold product in a product bowl or bed. Air is drawn through the product bed because of a vacuum created in the expansion chamber above the product bed. The air passing through the product bed causes the small particles of the product to separate slightly which results in the particles of product behaving as a fluid (hence the name fluid bed dryer). As air passes around the small particles of product held in the product bed, the air draws moisture out from the particles and the air carries the moisture away as the air is discharged from the fluid bed dryer. Using a fluid bed dryer to dry product particles causes the product to remain cool because of the evaporation of moisture, so fluid bed drying can be used for heat sensitive materials.
Fitzpatrick Model FA 150, 150 Kg, stainless steel fluid bed, batch dryer with maximum capacity of 150 Kg or 330.6 Ibs per batch or 8.6 cu ft total container volume with 1500 to 2000 cfm standard and up to 2500 cfm with volumes of product per hour – depending on materials and application. All 304 stainless steel with 2B finish exterior and # 4 finish interior. 45 OD x 40-1/4" long stainless steel main chamber with 10 Hp to mounted blower fan mounted above filtration and heating system with (4) 1/2" OD, NPT side drains and bottom lower transition discharge section with 1" bottom drain and (2) product carts on casters. HEPA filter gauges with chart recorder has magnehelic and pressure gauges. Remote above mounted climate control air handling system with dehumitifier, pre-heater, humidifier, final heater and Farr 30/30 95% HEPA filters to fluid bed dryer. NEMA 7 enclosure mounted on dryer with start, stop buttons for fan and agitator, electrical wiring and equipment designed for hazardous locations class l & ll division 1. Mounted on stainless steel frame with leveling legs.
Drying is achieved in a FitzAire sytstem as gas flows upward through the solids in the container. Gas is pulled through the bed, partially suspending the particles in the gas stream in a random, boiling motion. Drying occurs as moisture is transferred from the particles to the fluidizing gas.
OAD: 96" L x 60" W x 102" H
Glatt "Uni-Glatt’ lab size, stainless steel, fluid bed dryer capable of drying, mixing and coating tablets, hard or soft gel capsules, metal beads and seeds from .5 to 3.0kg. with production rates per hour – depending on materials and application. Uses 4 x 440 kW of heat, 144 cfm fan and has 4" discharge. Available with the WSG Drying Column or Wurster Liquid spray column. System can dry conventional granules, powders and crystalline substances. Mounted on stainless steel base with casters.
OAD: 28" L x 26" W x 56" H
Aeromatic, 150 Kg Batch fluid bed dryer, with maximum capacity of 355 litres and working capacity of 90 to 300 liters up to 1300 cfm and 160,000 BTU with volumes of product per hour – depending on materials and application. Stainless steel, thru the wall design, fluid bed dryer, 43 OD x 87" long stainless steel main chamber with 19" OD 16" ID top flanged thru the ceiling port to 20 Hp blower with 24" OD fan to the above mounted filtration and heating system and 9-1/2" OD, 8" ID flanged port. 18" OD x 18" long bottom dump lower transition discharge section with 12" OD flanged horizontal bottom side air inlet port.and 1" OD bottom drain 43" OD x 20" deep bottom section drying bowl with (4) leg cart on casters. Control panel has bowl and filter ring, filter position switches, start stop fan, tilt, lift push buttons, timer, air time and air velocity controls with filter sock, product bowl, intake prefilter and intake HEPA filter gauges with chart recorder. Remote above mounted climate control air handling system with dehumitifier, pre-heater, humdifier, final heater and HEPA filters to fluid bed dryer. Mounted on stailess steel frame with casters and leveling legs.
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Glatt Model WST15C, stainless steel, thru the wall design, (3) sections fluid bed dryer, with 15kg, 33lb, 15 litres batch working capacites and up to 1300 cfm with 160,000 BTU and volumes of product per hour – depending on materials and application. Equipped with 18" OD x 52" long stainless steel top expansion chamber with 24" OD top flanged thru the ceiling port and 12" OD flanged horizontal top side relief port with butterfly exhaust valve and 5-1/2" OD flanged 3" ID sight port and (2) 5" OD flanged covered ports with 19" long x 14" wide side see thru access door and 40 Kg maximum weight hand crank column lift. 18" OD x 18" deep middle section drying bowl with 5-1/2" OD flanged, 3" ID sight port and (4) leg cart with casters. 18" OD x 18" long bottom dump lower transition discharge section with 12" OD flanged horizontal bottom side air inlet port.and 1" OD bottom drain. 32" long x 29" wide x 96" high inlet air plenum cabinet recieving from above mounted climate control air handling system with pre-screen, dehumitifier, pre-heater, humdifier, final heater and HEPA filters to fluid bed dryer. Control panel with inlet air temperature and volume set point controller with timers, air, filter bowl and manual shaker switches with main control, fan and exhaust controls, AP product bowl, air filter and air prep unit megnehelic water gauges with chart recorder. Remote air handling and fan system for quieter, cleaner, safe running operation. Mounted on stainless steel frame with casters and leveling legs.
OAD: 70" L x 42" W x 104" H
GEA Niro Model Multi-Processor MP-1 stainless steel, compact lab system for drying, coating, and spray granulation with amount of product per hour – depending on materials and application. Fully self-contained with all controls and ancillary air handling devices built into the machines base and has capacity ranges of 0.2g to up to 6kg. MP-1 product container can also be used with the pilot-scale to MP-2 unit expanding its drying range from 1 to 25 kg in a through-the-wall application. Equipped with lab bowl for sizes: drying 0.2 to 3 Kg, top spray granulation 0.2 to 2 K g and coating 0.2 to 3 Kg. Peristalic pump with thru rates of 300ml per minute and self contained air handling unit with inlet and exhaust Hepa filtration. Control panel has PLC controller with Metro1010 touch pad controls with digital display and e-stop. Mounted on stainless steel cabinet with casters.
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Glatt, Model WSG-15, (3) section, stainless steel, fluid bed granular dryer, with 15Kg, 45 liter or 99 pound batch working capacites. Rated up to 880 CFM and 120,000 BTU with pounds of product per hour – depending on materials and application. Equipped with top exhaust valve and 22" OD x 12" long top exhaust air filter section, 22" OD x 20" long middle section with coaxial spray nozzle, 22" OD x 11" long product container with (4) leg cart and casters, 22"OD x 12" long bottom dump discharge section all with 4" OD sight ports with 2" OD side air inlet port and 2" OD bottom drain. Control panel has air, filter, heating, cooling and auto / manual and fan / exhaust controls, megnehelic water gauges with Honeywell chart recorder. Mounted on heavy duty base frame.
OAD: 70" L x 60" W x 108" H
Glatt ‘Uni-Glatt’ lab size fluid bed dryer capable of drying, mixing and coating tablets, hard/soft gel capsules, metal beads & seeds as per the fluidized bed system from .5 to 3.0kg. Uses 4 x 440 kW of heat, 144 cfm fan and has a 4" discharge. Available with the WSG Drying Column or Wurster Liquid spray column. System can dry conventional granules, powders & crystalline substances. Unit mounted on s/s base w/casters.
OAD: 28" (L) x 26" (W) x 56" (H)
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