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APV BEL 508 Spray dryer

Sécheur atomiseur APV BEL 508

Technical Characteristics

General

  • APV BEL 508 spray dryer (SPX Anhydro)
  • Materials in contact with the product: 316 L stainless steel
  • Maximum evaporation capacity: 140 kg of water per hour
  • Maximum air flow: 1,000 kg/h (variable speed fan)

Drying chamber 

  • Height: 3.4 m
  • Diameter : 2.7 m

Natural gas burner 

  • Heat capacity: 130,000 Kcal/h, with:
  • a maximum temperature of 550°C for the heated air
  • and a maximum air flow of 1,000 kg/h

Filtration of the drying air 

  • Cyclone

and/or

  • Bag filter
    • Total filtering area : 12 m²
    • 14 CLARTEX 23/N/500 bags (100% meta-aramid)
    • Maximum constant temperature withstood by the bags: 220°C

Spraying systems 

High-speed Centrifugal atomizer at top of chamber (CB 160 sprayer, supplied by APV):

  • Maximum rotation speed of disc: ~20,000 RPM

High-Pressure nozzle atomizer (SDX nozzle, supplied by DELAVAN): 

  • Nozzle (swirl chamber) available: SB, SC, SD
  • Hole diameters available: 0.9 – 1.8 mm

Duplex filter before spraying systems 

  • Available sizes: 100, 180 and 300 µm

Reaction and feed vessels (with agitation, steam-heated and insulated)

  • 300 liters
  • 400 liters
  • 6,000 liters

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Contact

Claudia TOUSSAINT 

Chargée de Recherches Senior
144, rue J. Wauters
4480 Engis
Belgique
Tel: + 32 4 273 96 20
Fax: + 32 4 275 74 66 
E-mail : ctoussaint@prayon.com