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Recordkeeping & Effective Dryer Maintenance

Aug. 30, 2023
The increasing sophistication and cost of dryers used for bulk solids handling operations make dryer maintenance very complex, which can affect an operation’s profits.

This article discusses elements that should be part of an industrial dryer’s maintenance record, how to use each element when maintaining the dryer and how to use the record when deciding whether to repair, rebuild or replace an older dryer.

Consistent Record Keeping Will:     

  • Help diagnose repairs, rebuilds, or replacements
  • Ensure any unscheduled downtime is avoided
  • Encourage workers to Know their equipment
  • Improve operational safety
  • Illuminate potential issues

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