This innovative business project is referred to the moulders (who work above all with PET), in order to offer them a valid alternative to the traditional conventional drying systems, ensuring not only a considerable quality and performance improvement, but also a drastic reduction of the energy consumption, which represents today the second highest cost for the companies, after raw materials.
The new drying system Eureka is the combination of the new X MAX dryer and the Flowmatik controller with the new OTX hopper, which enables a throughput of up to 8,000 kg/h capacity, in combination with a modular generator of 20,000 m³/h – giving total flexibility of between three and 10 modular design dryer units and from 1 up to 32 drying hoppers, all without requiring either compressed air or cooling water.
The result is faster, consistent and gentle drying of highly hygroscopic polymers – such as PET – with the benefit of a significant reduction in energy consumption. The factor separating this multi-tower system from conventional systems is the maintenance of a consistent, i.e. uniform, dew point throughout the process, thereby reaching high efficiency levels and total operating flexibility.