At Exapro, we offer a comprehensive range of used dryers, essential for efficient drying processes in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. These machines are designed to remove moisture from products, ensuring consistent quality and stability for powders, granules, and other materials. Our dryers range in price from €10,000 for basic models to €200,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from leading brands like Glatt, Niro, Hosokawa, and Büchi. Each machine features unique specifications such as drying capacity, temperature control, drying technology (e.g., fluid bed, rotary, spray), and automation level, ensuring they meet your specific production requirements.

When selecting a dryer, consider key factors such as the type of material being processed, required drying efficiency, temperature and humidity control precision, and energy consumption. These elements are crucial for achieving uniform drying, optimizing production efficiency, and maintaining product quality. Investing in our used dryers not only provides access to top-tier equipment at significantly reduced prices but also supports sustainable practices by extending the lifecycle of durable machinery. Trust in Exapro's commitment to excellent customer service and find the perfect drying solution to enhance your pharmaceutical or chemical processing operations.

Explore Exapro’s listings today to discover reliable dryers that deliver exceptional performance and value for your drying needs in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

Miami 2019 Dryer

Year: 2019

The subject of sale is a modern automatic line for drying with warm compressed air for various types of raw materials, i.e. coal, sand, vegetables, fruit, granulates, etc. The drying line consists of: - Beta Air 1000 generator (furnace) with automatic cleaning system fire lamp manufactured by Gizex, which is equipped with blowing fans, retort fuel feeder with fire protection, …

GRT 20 Dryer

Year: ~ 2019

SPRAY DRYER TYPE: GRT-20 1. Stainless steel insulated main chamber, inner and outer jacket made of stainless steel. Dimensions: tower cylinder - diameter 1100mm / height 1200mm, tower cone - height 850mm. The total height of the tower placed on the structure is - 3.1 m. 2. The device has a powder cyclone equipped with flap valves and a powder …

MORETTO XD610S+OTX600VP+Otx1800VP Dryer for hygroscopic materials

Year: 2011

Drying system for hygroscopic materials Manufacturer: MORETTO Equipment: - dehumidifier with two dehumidifying columns XD610S - OTX 600VP stainless steel insulated hopper with suction valve + 9 kW heater - OTX 1800VP stainless steel insulated hopper with suction valve + 27 kW heater - server to control the FLOWMATIK process

Přerovské Strojírny A.s. - PSP Engineering PSP Engineering Dryer

Year: 1996

This is a dryer complete with a bag filtration system, loading and unloading equipment (augers), storage silos and a concrete weighbridge for heavy vehicles. Plant never started up and purchased used. The machines are all to be assembled because they have already been disassembled.

FREUND VECTOR FL-M-3 Dryer

Year: 2007

Vector Model FML3 Developmental Fluid Bed Dryer (Year of Construction 2007) With their standard drying, top spray and bottom spray capabilities, the VFC-LAB FLO-COATER® series are the most versatile lab-scale fluid bed systems available. The unique design of the combined product container/processing insert and integrated solution pump eliminates the need for costly "add-ons". The combined product container also allows for …

Glatt WSG 120 (1986) Granulating Fluid Bed Dryer Dry

Year: 1986

Chamber volume 100 L
Type Fluid bed dryers
Minimal T° 100 °C

65,000 €

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Rosenmund RKT2000-106-97 Material 1.4571 Dryer

Year: 1998

Chamber volume 2400 L
Minimal T° -30 °C

BINDER MODEL 9110-0102 FD 115 DRYING OVEN WITH FORCED CONVECTION

Year: 2006

BINDER MODEL 9110-0102 FD 115 Drying oven with forced convection IN PERFECT CONDITION. FD Series Drying ovens with forced convection Temperature range 5 °C above ambient up to 300 °C (572 °F) Patented APT.line® preheating chamber assuring temperature accuracy and reproducible results Fast and uniform drying with mechanical convection of large sample amounts with a powerful fan DS controller, timer …

NASAN NB-6 Dryer

Year: 2016

Microwawe Dryer model NB-6 by NASAN. The device is practically unused, we have had it since the end of 2016, it has worked at most one full working week. We have a set of six containers for raw material, CE certificates, etc. 6 kW

Hüttlin HKC-05-TJ Dryer

Year: 1998

Chamber volume 5 L
Type Fluid bed dryers
Minimal T° 80 °C

Politec ST4 Food machinery

Year: 2016

A professional dehydrator ideal for low-temperature food dehydration. The ST4 food dryer has a large drying surface area of 11.90 m² spread over 20 levels for drying up to 150 kg of fruit and vegetables. Thanks to its horizontal hot-air ventilation system, this all-stainless steel food dehydrator is ideal for all fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, spices and other dried products that …


Aeromatic MP1 Dryer

Year: 2009

Chamber volume 16 L
Type Fluid bed dryers

Buchi B-290 Dryer

Year: ~ 2005

Evaporation capacity: 1.0 L/h of H2O, higher for organic solvents. Final particle size: 1 – 60 μm. Yield: Up to 70%

AVITEQ / HOLZMAG 5 Sqm Fluid Bed – Steel Dryer

Year:

Comprising : - 1 AVITEQ vibratory bottom type VF1250/4950- UVH46W Dimensions 4950 x 1250 mm 4 sections 1120 x 1120 mm - perforated sheets 2 AVITEQ vibrators - 1 upper housing with 4 holes Product inlet : 900 x 350 mm Product outlet : 650 x 400 mm Overall dimensions : 5500 x 2000 x H. 3150 mm

Rosenmund RKT2000-107-98 Material 2.4602 Hastelloy Dryer

Year:

Chamber volume 2400 L
Minimal T° -30 °C

GEA PMA + Sirocco 1200 Dryer

Year: 2008

Chamber volume 1200 L
Type Fluid bed dryers

Glatt Gpcg 3 Dryer

Year: 1995

Chamber volume 10.6 L
Nbr of trays 15
Minimal T° -10 °C
Type Fluid bed dryers

Used lab spray dryer Buchi B-290.

Year: 2010

Used Buchi B-290 laboratory spray dryer. Year of production: 2010. The machine was used to test the drying of humic acids Power consumption: max. 2900 W Connection voltage: 200 – 230 V ± 10% Frequency: 50/60 Hz Environmental conditions: indoor use only Temperature: 5 – 40°C Altitude: up to 2000 m Humidity: maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to …

Used Vötsch TS4 Dryer

Year: 2006

Chamber volume 360 L
Nbr of trays 6
Minimal T° 100 °C
Type Others


Ensuring Quality and Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide to Dryers in the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries

Dryers play a pivotal role in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, facilitating the removal of moisture from various materials, which is essential for product stability, quality, and longevity. These machines enhance productivity, ensure compliance with regulatory standards, and support a wide range of processes. Understanding the different types, features, and considerations for purchasing dryers can significantly improve your production capabilities. Exapro, a leading online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a diverse selection of dryers, providing businesses with access to high-quality equipment at competitive prices.

Types of Dryers

Dryers come in various types and configurations to meet specific industrial needs. Here’s an overview of the main types:

Fluid Bed Dryers

Fluid bed dryers are widely used in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries for drying powders, granules, and pellets. They work by passing hot air through a perforated bed, causing the material to behave like a fluid.

  • Batch Fluid Bed Dryers: Suitable for small to medium-scale operations, offering precise control over drying conditions.
  • Continuous Fluid Bed Dryers: Designed for large-scale production, providing continuous drying with high efficiency and consistency.

Rotary Dryers

Rotary dryers use a rotating drum to tumble materials while hot air passes through, effectively drying them. These dryers are ideal for bulk materials.

  • Direct Rotary Dryers: The drying medium (hot air) comes into direct contact with the material. Suitable for materials that can withstand higher temperatures.
  • Indirect Rotary Dryers: The drying medium does not come into direct contact with the material, making them suitable for heat-sensitive substances.

Spray Dryers

Spray dryers are used to convert liquid solutions or suspensions into dry powders by spraying the liquid into a hot drying medium.

  • Single-Stage Spray Dryers: Use a single drying chamber, ideal for producing fine powders with consistent particle sizes.
  • Multi-Stage Spray Dryers: Incorporate multiple drying chambers or steps to produce larger particles or to enhance drying efficiency.

Vacuum Dryers

Vacuum dryers operate under reduced pressure, allowing for drying at lower temperatures, which is crucial for heat-sensitive materials.

  • Vacuum Tray Dryers: Use heated trays inside a vacuum chamber to dry materials. Suitable for batch production of high-value products.
  • Rotary Vacuum Dryers: Combine vacuum drying with agitation, providing efficient drying for pastes and slurries.

Conical Dryers

Conical dryers are used for drying, mixing, and homogenizing materials. They feature a conical vessel and an agitator that ensures uniform drying.

  • Standard Conical Dryers: Suitable for drying powders and granules, offering gentle handling and efficient drying.
  • High-Shear Conical Dryers: Equipped with high-shear mixing capabilities, ideal for materials that require intensive mixing during drying.

Tray Dryers

Tray dryers use multiple trays to spread out the material for uniform drying. They are commonly used for drying small batches and heat-sensitive materials.

  • Laboratory Tray Dryers: Suitable for research and development, offering precise control over drying conditions for small batches.
  • Industrial Tray Dryers: Designed for larger-scale operations, providing consistent and uniform drying for various materials.

Key Features and Specifications

When selecting a dryer, it is crucial to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Drying Capacity

The drying capacity determines the volume of material the dryer can handle in a single batch or continuously. Ensure the dryer can meet your production targets, whether for small-scale batches or large-scale industrial operations. Exapro’s listings provide detailed specifications on drying capacity, helping you find a machine that matches your needs.

Temperature Control

Precise temperature control is essential for ensuring the quality and stability of the dried materials. Look for dryers with advanced temperature control systems that offer consistent and accurate temperature management.

Drying Time

The drying time is critical for operational efficiency. Faster drying times can increase throughput and reduce production cycle times. Consider machines with advanced drying technologies that offer rapid drying without compromising material quality.

Energy Efficiency

Energy-efficient machines reduce operational costs and environmental impact. Look for dryers with energy-saving features such as insulated chambers, efficient heat exchangers, and advanced control systems to optimize energy consumption.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems enhance precision, consistency, and efficiency in the drying process. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, real-time monitoring, and automated adjustments can significantly boost productivity and ensure consistent product quality. Exapro’s platform includes machines with various levels of automation, allowing you to find the right balance between functionality and ease of use.

Material Compatibility

Ensure the dryer is compatible with the types of materials you process, such as powders, granules, liquids, or heat-sensitive substances. Versatility in material compatibility can enhance operational flexibility.

Leading Brands in Dryers

Reputable brands ensure higher quality and better support. Here are some top brands in the dryer market:

  • GEA: Known for their high-precision and innovative dryers, GEA offers robust solutions suitable for various pharmaceutical and chemical applications.
  • Büchi: Renowned for their durable and advanced technology, Büchi’s dryers are popular in laboratory and industrial settings.
  • Hosokawa: Provides a range of high-performance dryers, known for their reliability and efficiency in demanding applications.
  • SPX FLOW: Offers versatile dryers characterized by efficiency and robustness, suitable for large-scale operations.
  • Niro: Known for high-quality spray dryers designed for precision and high-speed drying, ideal for complex and high-volume production.

Exapro features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Dryers

The cost of used dryers varies widely based on factors such as age, condition, brand, and specific features. Generally, prices can range from several thousand to several hundred thousand dollars. For example, a used GEA fluid bed dryer might be priced around $20,000 to $50,000, while a high-end Büchi spray dryer could cost between $100,000 and $200,000. Exapro’s marketplace offers a range of pricing options, providing transparency and competitive deals for buyers.

Conclusion

Dryers are essential tools in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, offering efficient and reliable solutions for removing moisture from various materials. By understanding the different types of dryers and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that enhance their operational capabilities. Exapro offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, providing detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a fluid bed dryer, a vacuum tray dryer, a rotary dryer, or a spray dryer, Exapro’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your needs.