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Publication Date: 04/2013
Pages: 7
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This article describes the operation, benefits, and limitations of static and vibrating fluid-bed dryers.

Fluid-bed dryers are popular for drying wet powders, granules, pellets, and other bulk solids because of the dryers' versatility and heat transfer efficiency, as well as the low cost of natural gas, their typical heat source. This article describes the operation, benefits, and limitations of two types of rectangular fluid-bed dryers — static and vibrating — and explains what feeders and air-material separation equipment are typically used with them.

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