Italiano: Essiccatoio

A dryer (or drier) most commonly means a hair dryer or a grain dryer for storage grain bins.

In an industrial or industry context, a "dryer" is a machine used to remove moisture from a material or product. Dryers are widely used in various industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and chemicals to name a few. They can be used to dry solid or liquid materials, or to remove moisture from gases. Some examples of industrial dryers include:

  • Spin Dryers for removing water from freshly washed clothing in the textile industry
  • Fluid Bed Dryers for drying powders and granules in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries
  • Conveyor Dryers for drying printed products in the graphic arts industry
  • Spray Dryers for producing dry powders from liquid solutions in the food and dairy industries
  • Rotary Dryers for drying minerals and other granular materials in the mining and mineral processing industries.

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