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Electric Dryer (Medium)

Electric Dryer (Medium)


For multipurpose drying of roots, tubers, fruits, spices etc.

Item Specification

   Energy Source   Electricity
   Power Drive   Two 1.5 HP Motor
   Capacity or Type of Materials Used (MS or SS)    0.4 ton/batch
   Size of Equipment (L x W x H)    180 x 250 x 200

Major Components

  • Heating Elements
  • Drying Chamber
  • Two electric motors and fans
  • Racks
  • Aluminium trays (100)


  1. Spread food products thinly in trays and place in the drying chamber.
  2. Set the correct drying temperature 50 to 60 degree Celsius (where necessary).
  3. Set the correct drying time (where necessary).
  4. Set the correct product final humidity (where necessary).
  5. Start drying machine.
  6. Periodically check temperature, humidity and timer readings to ensure proper functioning of the dryer.
  7. Check product for thorough dryness when the dryer goes off.
  8. Allow the product to cool and remove the product from the dryer

Routine Maintenance

  1. Clean the dryer before and after use.
  2. Clean trolleys and trays after every use.
  3. Check electrical connections and make sure they are firm.

Periodic Maintenance

  1. Check and service electrical motors according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  2. When fans are belt driven, check belt tension and adjust where necessary.
  3. Check bolts securing fans and tighten if necessary at least once a week.
  4. Check the heating elements, temperature and moisture sensors for functionality and replace or calibrate the sensors if necessary


04 July 2016


Electric Dryer (Medium)


Equipment Fabrication

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