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NOVATEC Signs Agreement to Become Sole US Builder of New System that Rapidly Crystallizes and Dries PET in One Step

BALTIMORE, MD, U.S.A., January 22, 2007: With acquisition of a license from European patent holders, NOVATEC, Inc. has begun the first U.S. production of a completely new type of dryer/crystallizer that simplifies the processing of PET resin and regrind and requires dramatically less energy, time, and plant space than conventional systems, the company announced today. NOVATEC is the only U.S....

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Wheel Dryer simultaneously dries and regenerates desiccant.
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Wheel Dryer simultaneously dries and regenerates desiccant.

Capable of throughputs from 100-400 lb/hr, NovaWheel(TM) rotating wheel dryer continuously puts dry desiccant into service while regenerating saturated desiccant in same rotational cycle. Use of steel link drive chain to drive desiccant wheel minimizes dew point variation. Cylindrical wheel contains desiccant-impregnated honeycomb divided into 3 sections for moisture removal, purge, and...

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Cylindrical Vacuum Dryers suit chemical process industries.
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Cylindrical Vacuum Dryers suit chemical process industries.

Providing full vacuum and internal pressure operation, Cylindrical Vacuum Dryers range from 1 to over 500 cu-ft, and can be constructed from variety of materials such as hastelloy and stainless steel. Units feature dimpled and baffled jackets on trough sides and endplates rated to 200 psig. Internal agitation consists of paddle design, set at opposing angles, to insure material being dried is...

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Drying Device dries all types of slurries.
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Drying Device dries all types of slurries.

Machine combines mechanical dewatering system and thermal drying device in one compact unit. Cake drying device is constructed with polypropylene membrane filter plates, which can be retrofitted for existing presses. Drying system is available in side bar and overhead beam designs for semi-automatic or fully automatic presses. Features include honeycombed, insulated heating elements and suction...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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Predryer handles woven fabrics before they enter tenter.
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Predryer handles woven fabrics before they enter tenter.

Gas Infrared Predryer, measuring 11 x 7 x 4 ft, predries dyed woven fabrics from 52-65 in. wide before they enter main tenter range. Ten Radplane(TM) gas infrared heaters, rated at 332,904 BTU/hr each, are mounted on 2 vertical structural steel frames to form 2-pass gas infrared oven. Insulated, adjustable reflectors at predryer's entrance and exit minimize ambient air infiltration. Electrical...

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Pellet Dryer has CE safety interlocks.

Pellet Dryer has cylindrical design with drying rates up to 3,500 lb/hr. Dryer provides operator access via removable cylindrical doors, which open 285°. Easy access allows for quick pellet removal and complete dryer cleanout eliminating pellet contamination after color or polymer changes. Unit features moist air extraction and sound abatement with acoustically dampened impact surfaces to reduce...

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Continuous Dryer produces particles of uniform size.
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Continuous Dryer produces particles of uniform size.

Micron Dryer combines milling, drying, and classifying in high-capacity unit to produce free-flowing powders with uniform moisture content. It also performs solvent retrieval and internal backmixing. Capacities range from 100 to over 4500 lb/hr. Body consists of vertical cylinder with grinding rotor, hot air inlet, and classifier. Applications include pigments, magnesium hydroxide, magnesium...

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