roller drying

roller drying

[′rō·lər ‚drī·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
A method used to dry milk for purposes other than human consumption; concentrated milk is fed between two heated and narrowly spaced stainless steel rollers, the adhering thin film of milk dries as the rollers turn and is scraped off the roller by a doctor blade.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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