Mecdry MD

MECDRY MD is a high capacity modular belt dryer.

The transport system of MECDRY MD is made of one or more conveyors/stages whose speed is independently regulated, thus allowing for product accumulation.

The conveyor goes through modular drying sections that have independent air circulation, air heating units, and fresh air make-up.

The number of sections and number of conveyors (stages) in a MECDRY MD is determined on the base of product type and working capacities required.

  • Whole or diced/sliced vegetables
  • Whole leaf vegetables
  • Whole or diced/sliced fruits
  • Aromatic and medicinal herbs
  • Low energy consumption thanks to insulated belt connection sections and moisture control of exhaust-air
  • High speed heat treatment, particularly effective with high moisture vegetable products
  • Modular construction, possibility to increase production capacity by adding new sections
  • All structures and transport belt made of stainless steel
  • No possibility of product contamination thanks to lubrication-free conveyor system
  • High mechanical reliability of conveyor
  • High speed heat treatment, particularly effective with high moisture vegetable products
  • Low cost of spare parts and maintenance activities due to utilization of high quality commercial components
  • HEATING POWER from 500 to 7000 kW
  • Linear conveyor system made of perforated stainless steel slats mounted on sturdy lateral drive chains. Teflon coated slats available upon request.
  • Belt speed regulation with frequency variators.
  • Stirring devices available for increasing speed and uniformity of drying.
  • Swinging-belt feeding system.
  • Insulated drying sections and belt connection sections feature external stainless steel finish and internal fireproof rock-wool lining.
  • Air heating units available: heat exchangers fed with saturated steam, methane gas burners, air-to-air heat exchangers fed with combustion gases.
  • Flow rate and speed of the air circulation is fixed. Air speed regulation is available upon request.
  • Each section or group of sections can be fitted with bottom-up or top-down air direction.
  • Automatic air exhaust system with control of exhaust-air moisture.
  • Piping for fire extinguishing system, integrated in the dryer.
  • Belt washing system, suitable for continuous/discontinuous cleaning, available upon request.
  • Automation system featuring PLC, PC and Touch-screen interface used to select the working cycle and to set the work parameters (recipes) in a user-friendly and intuitive way.
  • Remote control, storage of alarms and their retrieval or transfer to the management systems are available.
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