Technical Articles

Wyssmont Company, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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The plant needed to dry a fine, (3-5 micron), high energy oxidizer containing 1.5-2% moisture down to propellant grade «0.1 % moisture). The objective was to achieve discrete particles with minimum...
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Even after drying, the product, if too hot, is tacky, prone to compact, with the potential of spontaneous combustion. The previous drying method was simply storage in open containers, but quality...
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The application required the drying of the corrosive salt from 6% down to 0.1% moisture without product degradation, dusting or air pollution....
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Aerobic biological sludge blowdown from the clarifier in the wastewater treatment system previously had been discharged to solar ponds....
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Crushed, pulverized, finely ground coal (-60 mesh) was required for a hydrogenation process. Because certain coals are explosive when dry and finely ground, transporting "outside" coal was abandoned...
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Mycelia cake, the byproduct of Aureomycin production, contains 60% volatile butanol solvent vapors that made Lederle's use of ovens for drying dangerous. The ovens also resulted in loss of heat energy...
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Pectin, from lemon rinds, is both hygroscopic and heat sensitive. If heated over 150°F, there is loss of grade, and over 180°F, there is a loss of gelling strength. Over-drying produces undesirable...
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The producer found that its spin flash dryer was inefficient, introduced contaminants, and couldn't dry the material to spec at higher production rates....
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In 1955 a Wyssmont TURBO-DRYER® was installed to dry lithium carbonate. The dryer provided such reliable service that in 1968 another TURBO-DRYER® was added to handle a capacity expansion....
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Prior to implementing the new dryer, drying at the automotive parts facility was accomplished by manually spreading a bed of material on the drying trays and loading them into a static oven. The...
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This phenolic resin is thermally sensitive and the extruded intermediate is frangible. Particle size of the dryer feed ranges from 1/4" to 3/8". Moisture content is about 15%, dried product is...
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This was an entirely new process that yielded a very high purity product with extremely low toxicity. The herbicide is temperature sensitive. Temperature must be carefully controlled or the prod­uct...
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The plant regularly dries 2,000-3,000 Ibs/day of a pyrophoric crystalline product from about 2% moisture to near complete dryness. The product has the tendency to explode if not handled carefully....
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Regularly dries 2000-3000 lbs/day of pyrophoric crystalline product from about 2% moisture to near complete dryness. The product has the tendency to explode if not handled carefully....
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Many of the company's processes involve acid cleaning and etching of aluminum. The resulting waste solution is neutralized and precipitated out as aluminum hydroxide. After squeezing out the excess...
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Teledyne uses a TURBO-Dryer to dry ammonium paratungstate prior to its being converted to tungsten oxide in rotary furnaces...