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Electric Dryer (Small)

Electric Dryer (Small)


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


Item Specification 

   Energy Source   Electricity
  Power Drive   1.0HP Motor
  Capacity or Type of Materials Used(MS or SS)   0.2ton/batch
  Size of Equipment   140 x 60 x 90

 Major Components

  • Heating coils
  • Drying chamber
  • Electric motor and fan
  • Control panel
  • Racks
  • Aluminium trays


  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 (Small)


Equipment Fabrication

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