Chemical Technology, Control and Management


The article analyzes the operation of the most commonly used dryers for drying sunflowers and other agricultural cereals. Based on the study of drying technology and methods, the advantages and disadvantages of dryers have been analyzed, the results of comparisons of their technical indicators have been presented in tabular form. In the form of a diagram, an analysis of foreign and domestic patent data obtained over the past 10 years for the considered drying devices was presented. The choice of the most suitable installation was carried out on the basis of the compiled analytical table. In order to improve the quality, intensity, efficiency of drying and reduce the cost of the process, recommendations have been developed for a new installation that takes into account the disadvantages of the selected dryer.

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