Processing Magazine

Blender/Dryer for High Temperature Slurries, Pastes

July 6, 2011

Cylindrical blender/dryers are ideal for high-temperature processing of slurries, pastes, granular materials, pellets and powders under vacuum, atmospheric or positive pressure. Custom-built to meet the specific needs of each individual user, the blender/dryers are offered in many sizes from 1/2 through 515 cubic-foot capacities in either industrial or sanitary construction. The unit pictured is designed to blend and dry materials at 775 F and equipped with paddle/ribbon agitator, 200-psig baffled jacket, heavy-duty high-performance mechanical seals and RTD thermocouples, pneumatically-operated inlet and discharge valves, filter assembly and vent condenser.