Forced Draft Tray Dryer

This is a dryer in which moisture removal takes place by means of forced draft action created by hot air. The set-up consists of an insulated double wall chamber. Inside the chamber a tray is attached directly to a electronic weighing balance, which is fitted on the bottom, outside the chamber. Material for drying is placed in the tray and regular loss of weight is monitored. Air from a blower


To study the drying characteristics of a solid under forced draft condition and determine the critical moisture content.
To correlate the constant drying rate with air mass velocity.