Powder and Bulk Engineering
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Skip Navigation LinksHome) Item Details
Powder and Bulk Engineering is a technical publication devoted to readers in the bulk solids market, worldwide.
Technical Articles
Item Details:
Publication Date: 04/1990
Pages: 7
PDF Format
Related Item(s):
Recommended Item:
Choosing a dryer: Dryer types and selection steps

If you're choosing a dryer for your process, you should know how drying works and what dryer types are available. This article provides basic drying information and describes several common dryers, including how they operate and how they're applied. Steps in choosing a dryer are also described.

Most processes that produce solids or powders use a drying step. Drying has several advantages: It reduces a material's mass so handling and shipping are easier, it increases a material's stability to prevent damage during shipping; it recovers valuable reagents or by-products; and it removes toxic or noxious liquids.

To read this entire article:

You may purchase this article now for personal use. Simply click the Buy Item button above, enter your payment details, and download the article. It will be available to you for 7 days for viewing, printing, or saving for future reference. All articles are copyrighted by CSC Publishing, Inc. and cannot be used for commercial purposes without express permission in writing from the Publisher. This includes but is not limited to: web posting, printing, or sharing via email.


Your payment information is forwarded in an encrypted form, using 40- or 128-bit Secure Socket Layer technology, only to our payment gateway ( for processing.


To view an article, you must have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click on the icon to download Acrobat Reader free of charge.

      Copyright 2014, CSC Publishing Inc. ALL Rights Reserved * Privacy policy