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Dehumidifying when filling and packing

TTR adsorption dryers are particularly easy to adjust

The humidity level during filling and packing in the chemical and pharmaceutical production must be precisely controlled. After all, the damage would be immense should hygroscopic products go lumpy, start to stick or their shelf life decrease. Using our adsorption dryers, process air conditioning is no problem.

Active agent powders, granules, dragées and pharmaceutical packaging have a major disadvantage: They attract humidity. It takes no time at all for an entire batch to go lumpy or sticky, when the humidity level is not kept constantly at the target value – which are often very low percentages of humidity. And especially when dealing with medicine, contamination through humidity can have disastrous consequences for the shelf life.

Adsorption dryers of the TTR series protect hygroscopic bulk material

In order to ensure process air conditioning during filling and packing, we often utilize adsorption dryers of the TTR series for our customers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. These dehumidifiers are available in numerous model variants for different requirements and with two separate air flow ducts (TTR Trisorp Dual principle of operation) characterized by an especially simple adjustability. Furthermore, with the internal heat recovery as well as the high level of resilience and performance of the special rotors they rank among the most economical adsorption dryers of their kind. The TTR series comprises both stationary and mobile adsorption dryers. You can recognize the stationary devices in the product overview by the 4-figure model numbers, the mobile devices bear 3-digit numbers.

Models marked with "D" as in the Duoventic air volume regulation

Both adsorption dryers of type "D", TTR 400 D and TTR 500 D, come as standard equipped with the innovative Duoventic air volume regulation. Therefore, both fans of the separate air circuits can be controlled independently via an infinitely variable electronic regulation. The specialists of our industrial service team will gladly find out, whether the "D" types are appropriate for the dehumidification of your filling or packing processes.

Drafting and test run: make use of our industrial services

For the chemical industry and pharmaceutical production the Trotec Group not only supplies devices for dehumidification related to hygroscopic bulk material and packaging. In consultation with you we also develop the dehumidification concept for your filling system or the packaging area. We further provide mobile dehumidifiers to test the concept beforehand in trial operation. Only after measurements have proved that the humidity level can be controlled as desired will your final solution be launched.


Make use of our best practice industrial services

Make use of Trotec's best practice industrial services

Since every industrial undertaking has characteristic process flows, installations and facilities, every air treatment solution demands case-specific device configurations. All in all, the combined effects of air currents, humidity conditions and temperature fluctuations are often hard to calculate on a purely theoretical basis, e.g. in airlock areas or on conveying paths. The consequence: Unnecessary additional costs due to an overestimated demand or – even worse – solutions not working sufficiently in real life.

You can count on our experts

In order to precisely calculate the demand in the industry and to develop tailor-made concepts for climate conditioning experienced climate specialists are needed. Rely on our team of experts as well as the industrial services: We analyse the individual requirement situation with you present on site, determine the specific demand for devices and develop a tailor-made project solution right up to the exact positioning of the devices.

Before the planned stationary units are installed, our service team first works with mobile versions of the drying units as part of a trial run. These can be put up without any difficulty or the need for structural changes.

During this validation phase we document all relevant climate parameters such as air temperature, relative humidity, dew point or flow rate for a final optimization of the requirement calculation.

Trotec is the only provider of this advantage:

Thanks to the unique option of non-binding trial operation you will invest solely in solutions which have verifiably proven their worth in everyday operation meeting your individual on-site requirements. The stationary units will not be ordered until you are fully satisfied with our concept. The only costs incurred consist of an inexpensive hiring flat rate for the time of test operation.

Just give us a call at +49 2452 962-777 – our industry consultants will be pleased to help you personally and provide information regarding our best practice industrial services. Or send a request indicating your personal requirements directly to our industry experts. We will answer promptly!

Upon request, we also produce customized desiccant dehumidifiers as special models

Upon request, we will readily produce tailor-made desiccant dehumidifiers as special models “made in Germany” perfectly geared to your needs, e.g.:

  • TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers with hygienic design
  • TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers for PWIS-free dry air
  • TTR industrial desiccant dehumidifiers with extremely low dew point

Makes use of the possibility of having special models with tailored components for your individual needs planned, designed and manufactured in close consultation with our specialists.
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