Wyssmont's TURBO-DRYER® Delivers very uniformly dried Product because material is Intermittently redistributed with Plug-flow operation.
Suitable for small-scale drying the Model "K" TURBO-DRYER® shown with side panels removed, can handle from 25 to 200 lbs. /hr. (11-90kg) continuously. Measuring 4' (1.2m) in diameter and 5' (1.5m) in height, this all stainless steel unit has the same features as the larger units. It can be used for specialty product applications for which batch unit operations including those requiring vacuums are often used; and for in-plant testing in order to confirm product quality and scale-up for larger commercial scale units.
The TURBO-DRYER® consists of a stack of slowly rotating circular trays. Material is fed onto the top tray. After one revolution the material is wiped onto the next lower tray where it is mixed, leveled, and then after one revolution, wiped to the next tray where the operation is repeated. The trays are contained in an enclosure in which heated air or gas is circulated by internal fans.