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vacuum drying

[′vak·yəm ′drī·iŋ]
(engineering)
The removal of liquid from a solid material in a vacuum system; used to lower temperatures needed for evaporation to avoid heat damage to sensitive material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another target market which involves vacuum drying is the manufacturing of transformers or other high-voltage transmission components.
The Energy Department is also awarding $20 million for five projects exploring high priority nuclear energy research challenges, including instrumentation and vacuum drying systems associated with the storage of used nuclear fuel, an integrated approach to fluoride high temperature reactor technology development, and advanced instrumentation to support transient testing.
"Vacuum drying is six times faster than with desiccant systems, which not only makes possible much shorter cold startups but also reduces the risk of material degradation, since resin is exposed to elevated temperature for 80 percent less time," said Smith.
This high containment project includes two dispensing isolators, two SlurryBoxes (charging isolators for high potent slurry into reactors through pressured vessels), one reactor charging isolator and one vacuum drying isolator including PSL CakeStand Tray Dryer.
Vertical blenders are also commonly used in vacuum drying operations and can accommodate a wide range of feed forms, including slurries, wet cakes, pastes and flowable solids.
In the basin, workers transferred the sludge material into a storage container that was subsequently vacuum-dried at the nearby Cold Vacuum Drying Facility.
Low temperature vacuum drying on a laboratory scale is applied among other things during the drying of bacteria and starter cultures or in the simulation of storage conditions during long distance flights.
This compact machine can also include ultrasonic washing and vacuum drying where necessary, all without using potentially harmful solvents.
Then there is a drying process that includes rollover, air blow-off, and a vacuum drying station.
Vacuum drying is one method to increase the drying efficiency.