This Drum Dryer Will Get Your Attention
Brazil particleboard manufacturer Berneck S.A. is implementing what is believed to be the world’s largest drum dryer—36 m long and a diameter of 7.8 m—at its plant in Curitibanos, Santa Catarina. Dieffenbacher is supplying the drum dryer as well as an 84 MW energy system.
The grate of the 84 MW energy system will have a size of 106 m². The drum dryer, at 155% material moisture, will achieve a throughput of 43 tonnes per hour.
Headquartered in Araucária in the Brazilian state of Paraná, Berneck S.A. specializes in MDP, MDF and HDF production.
Paratherm – Heat Transfer Fluids, a Division of The Lubrizol Corporation has been in business for over 30 years. The premier provider of engineered heat transfer fluids in the industry, we offer a range of products and services. Our heat transfer fluids (currently 8 fluids and 3 cleaners) cover temperatures from…
Preventive fire and explosion protection using new detection technology to identify dangerous ignition sources in and around a dryer. Common causes of fires are heat, sparks, embers, and hot particles. One of the most efficient measures to prevent fire or dust explosion is the early identification of the ignition source…
Industrial wood pellet producer Enviva reported several operational developments in its second quarter statement. John Keppler, chairman and CEO, noted the company recently commenced construction of its plant in Epes, Ala.; is making swift progress on plans to start construction of a new plant in Bond, Miss.; and has recently filed for a permit for expansion of its Ahoskie, NC…
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