Dryer discovery is the focus of this last session of Caloris Summer School of 2022 for food processing plant managers and staff. If you have questions, please contact us any time!

Dust, crust, residue and odors are common spray dryer problems. Caloris engineers can assist in diagnosing and solving these issues. (Click image above to enlarge.) 

The maintenance of spray dryer safety systems like over-pressure panels ensures a safe working environment for your employees and a reliable production line. Over-pressure panels are the escape route for pressure. If they are not working properly, the only route for pressure venting will be back into your facility. (Click image above to enlarge.) 

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Dryer Discovery: Homework

Watch the following videos to supplement and reinforce the material above:

Common spray dryer problems include high pressure drop and emissions. In the above graphic, we discuss items to investigate for either scenario. (Click image above to enlarge.) 

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Dryer Discovery: Extra Credit

For bonus points, complete the following tasks:

  1. Read the following spray dryer case study in Powder & Bulk Processing Magazine:
  2. If you haven’t already, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter or share the sign-up link with a colleague
  3. Develop a testing plan for your spray dryer safety systems and send it to us for review and feedback.
  4. Arrange for a safety training session for your plant staff.

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Spores already present in your incoming milk stream will multiply as they move through your processing line, from solids concentration to milk powders. There is a way to prevent biofilms from contaminating your milk product — well-timed CIP cycles. Caloris has developed a patented low-spore powder production process with no interruption in your dryer feed. (Click image above to enlarge.) 

If you need assistance with your existing spray dryer system or would like to install a new system, contact us today by calling 410-822-6900 or by sending email to problem.solved@caloris.com to be connected with an engineer.


About Caloris

Caloris transforms process systems design for the better with unexpected, future-focused solutions that solve real operational problems. We engineer efficient, dependable and productive solutions that also improve environmental sustainability where practical. Designed with the end user in mind to drive plant productivity. Caloris offers evaporation, membrane filtration and spray drying process systems for food and dairy industries, as well as for water reuse and wastewater treatment applications. Both Caloris’ custom and pre-engineered packaged systems are designed to meet our customers’ specific concentration/purification needs utilizing the most cost effective and energy efficient technologies available. Whether concentrating dairy, food or juice products at a high-volume production facility, or processing industrial wastewaters to reduce transportation and treatment costs and recover re-usable water, Caloris provides a range of options and technologies.