FLUID BED DRYER

FLUID BED DRYER

VJ Instruments Fluid Bed Dryer is used in quality control, sample preparation and R&D departments. It permits the gentle drying of organic, inorganic, chemical or pharmaceutical bulk materials without localized overheating. Suitable materials can be coarse, fine, crystalline, fibrous or leafy. The powerful fan of the fluid bed dryer ensures optimal air throughput so that the products to be dried are loosened up and thoroughly mixed resulting in short drying times. With the interval operation the fluidized bed is mixed even better. Temperature, drying time and air volume can be set though PLC & HMI and adjusted continuously.
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HOW IT WORKS​

  • Application
  • Operation
  • Technical Specification
  • Safety Features
  • Certificates

Drying in the Fluid Bed Dryer VJFBD-Lab makes use of the fluidized bed process, a technique similar to the one used in large industrial dryers. Ambient air is drawn in through a filter. A blower moves the air across the heating elements, and ultimately forces it through the perforated plate and into the detachable drying container. The solid particles are blown upward and dispersed and thus kept separate from one another. This helps to avoid a caking and sticking of the particles as it often occurs when other drying methods are used.

The air stream of the fluid bed dryer extracts moisture from the particles and then exits through the filter bag in the cover. Using the quick-clamp cover with the filter fleece insert is advisable when dealing with products finer upto 100 μm in diameter. The 1000 watt blower provides an air volume of 185 m3/h at idle speed; heater output is 2000 watts. The air volume, heating power and temperature are infinitely adjustable. Temperature control is effected using he display gauge.

  • Fluid bed dryer works on a principle of fluidization of the materials. In fluidization process, hot air or gas flow is introduced through the bed of solid particulates. This hot air will move upwards through the spaces between the particles and remove the moisture.
FBD SPEC.
Model No. VJFBD-Lab
Certificate GMP, ISO,CE
Material of Contraction (MOC) Contact Part SS 316 & Glass Non Contact Part SS304/Aluminium
Application Drying
Feed Material Agriculture, biology, chemistry / plastics, construction materials, environment / recycling, food, medicine / pharmaceuticals
Feed material Size Bulk materials and solid
Material feed size > 100 μm (depending on feed material and instrument configuration/settings)
Air Volume flow Through blower
Operation Through HMI
Time Setting Through HMI - Digital 1-99 min / Continuous
Storable SOPs 15
Temperature control Continuously adjustable, 40 - 100 °C (depending on air throughput rate) 5 - 20 min, depending on product, quantity, moisture content
Container Volume 6 Lit.
Electric Points Required Main machine- 16 Amp.
Electrical Supply 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power connection Single Phase
Dimension (LXWXH) in mm 460 mm X 560 mm X 1100 mm approximately
Weight 25 kg approximately 70 kg with packing.
*Capacities mentioned above depend on samples used and may vary accordingly.
  • Emergency stop switch.
  • Auto stop feature when process time completes.
  • MSME Certificate
  • ISO Certificate
  • GMP Certificate
  • CE Certificate
Note: VJ Instruments product development is a continuous process so specifications may change without prior notification.

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