Gentle In-Line Drying of Bulk Material

In-barrel drying of bulk material will invariably leave behind some moisture – a prejudice still prevalent today despite the fact that it was proved wrong more than 20 years ago. Here is an example from the electronics industry to demonstrate our point.

Weidmüller Interface is a globally operating supplier of connectivity solutions and other electronics equipment. At the turn of the millennium, Weidmüller reorganized the process in their in-house plating shop. Post-plating centrifugal drying had impaired the quality of their highly sensitive electronics items. Centrifugation had also entailed process interruption and manual handling, which was considered unsatisfactory. Weidmüller found an alternative solution provided by drying system manufacturer Harter.

Read more here (published in JOT – S3 2020).

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