What you should know to select a vibratory fluid-bed dryer
Vibratory fluid bed dryers offer a number of advantages for drying solids. Vendor's experiences in developing vibratory fluid bed dryers for new production lines or in helping customers redesign drying lines have shown that vibratory fluid bed dryers efficiently meet heat transfer requirements. The dryers offer simple, one-step processing, high-quality product, high operating efficiency, and low maintenance costs when compared to other kinds of drying systems.
While these benefits may make vibratory fluid bed dryers attractive, little engineering data about them has been published. This article provides basic information about drying principles and discusses fluid bed and vibratory fluid bed processing for drying applications. Other topics include sizing a vibratory unit and getting help in selecting a vibratory fluid bed dryer.