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Publication Date: 04/2006
Pages: 6
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Increasing your profits with effective drying

Plant engineers constantly investigate ways to make their processes run more efficiently to reduce production costs. This is especially true for drying, one of the most energy-intensive unit operations in bulk solids processing. When properly optimized, drying can generate substantial savings. Using conveyor drying examples, this article explains how variable costs can affect a drying operation's efficiency and how you can optimize your drying operation to control these costs and increase your profits. The information can be applied to any type of dryer

An efficient drying process can have a tremendous impact on your company's profits. To optimize your dryer's operation, you need to have a good understanding of how the dryer works and what impact some drying costs <\#209> such as raw material and energy <\#209> have on the dryer's operation.

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