Air-Swept Tubular (AST) Dryer

Cutaway view of AST Dryer

Cutaway view of AST Dryer

Typical AST Dryer plant

Typical AST Dryer plant

1Hot air generator 5Cyclone
2Mass flow feeder 6Filter
3AST Dryer 7System fan
4Optional gravity discharge

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Typical Feed Materials

Alumina trihydrate Bentonite Bone meal Brewer's grains Calcium carbonate
Cellulose Ceramic fibre Cereals Chicken manure Citrus pulp
Coagulated blood Coal fines Coconut fibres Feather meal Fish meal
Gluten Gypsum board Household waste Iron oxides Kaolin
Magnesium oxide Mica Paper sludge Pigments Pork skin residues
PVC resin Sawdust chips Seaweed Sewage sludge Silica
Soy protein Titanium dioxide Wood flour

Technical Data

Units AST
1610
AST
2010
AST
3012
AST
3612
AST
4815
AST
6018
AST
7220
AST
8422
AST
9624
Heat input ×106 kJ/h 1.0 1.5 2.5 4.0 6-9 9-15 12-18 16-24 24-30
Airflow am3/h 2,500 3,750 6,250 10,000 22,500 37,500 45,000 60,000 75,000
Max. evaporation kg/h H2O 380 570 750 1,200 2,650 4,400 5,250 7,000 8,800
Motor power kW 15 22 45 75 110 132 200 250 300
Length mm 3,900 4,100 5,100 5,200 6,700 8,800 10,400 11,600 12,200
Width mm 1,200 1,500 1,800 2,200 2,900 3,500 3,800 4,200 4,600
Height mm 850 1,000 1,250 1,400 1,800 2,400 2,700 3,000 3,350