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.

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