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Yamato ADL Series Compact & Economical Spray Dryer
The Yamato ADL311SA is our most compact and affordable spray drying system which easily micronizes liquid samples into powder. This spray drying unit is highly mobile on wheels and can also be used as a bench top unit. Yamato’s ADL311SA spray dryer is equipped with unique nozzle cooling mechanism, pulse jet mechanism, and a nozzle knocker to help you achieve stable and consistent spray drying.
All our spray dryers are carefully built to match your essential needs for a wide range of food, pharmaceutical and other small scale applications. Obtain a combination of high performance and mobile spray drying for an economical price with our ADL311SA spray dryer.
- Easy to setup and easy to operate
- Suitable for heat sensitive samples as high heat is not directly applied to dry fine powder
- Obtain contaminant free fine powder which is not oxidized and contains minimal moisture
- Direct drying of solution or solution liquid into fine powder. No pre or post processes such as filtration, separation, or pulverization required
- Safe and explosion free working is guaranteed in combination with GAS410 due to oxygen & pressure control
- Organic solvents are recovered in a closed loop to protect the environment by minimizing pollution
- Easy operation with one-touch detachable mechanism for drying chamber and cyclone
- Standard equipped with arm jack for easy installation and removal of glassware attachments
- A service outlet (max. 2A) and a sample stand are equipped as standard for connecting a magnetic mixer for stirring suspended liquid samples
- Unique peristaltic pump, nozzle cooling mechanism, pulse jet mechanism and a nozzle knocker for stable spray drying
- Designed for aqueous soluble samples. When organic solvent is used, a GAS410 organic solvent recovery unit is required.
- ADL311SA spray dryer is highly mobile on wheels, or usable with shorter height as a bench top unit by removing the movable caster.
- Guide questions on properly evaluating your samples.
- Information on identifying the spray drying unit compatible with your feed formula.
- A feature-by-feature product comparison of Yamato’s full line of spray drying equipment.
- Information on how you can get free spray dryer consultations.
|Supported samples||Water soluble samples|
|Evaporated water amount||Max. 1300 mL/h|
|Spraying system||Two-way nozzle, Nozzle No. 1A as standard (0.4mm)|
|Temp. adjusting unit setting range||40 to 220°C (inlet temperature), 0 to 98°C (outlet temperature)|
|Temperature adjusting accuracy||Inlet temperature ±1°C|
|Drying air amount adjusting range||0 to 0.7 m³/min|
|Spray air pressure adjusting range||0 to 0.3 MPa|
|Liquid sending pump flow rate range||0 to 26 mL/min|
|Spray air line washing function||Spraying at the nozzle tip, manual pulse jet system|
|External output||Inlet temperature, outlet temperature, temperature outlet (4-20 mA)|
|Temperature adjusting device||PID digital|
|Touch panel||Blower, heater, liquid sending pump, pulse jet switch, error display|
|Control select switch||Inlet temperature, outlet temperature control switch (outlet temp. control is conditional)|
|Temperature sensor||K thermocouple|
|Heater||2.0kW (at 200V) to 2.88kW (at 240V)|
|Liquid sending pump||Fixed amount peristaltic pump|
|Spraying air pump||For water soluble samples air compressor is used (sold separately). For organic solvent samples the integrated compressor in GAS410 is used (no separate air compressor required).|
|Service outlet||For stirrer: AC115V, max. 2A|
|Suction blower||Bypass blower|
|Filter||Suction filter, exhaust filter|
|Recovery of solvent||Use Organic Solvent Recovery Unit GAS410 (sold separately)|
|Spray nozzle cooling mechanism||Connector: nipple x 2, O.D.:ø10.5 mm|
|Spray air connection diameter||Nipple diameter: ø7 mm|
|Spray air pressure||Bourdon tube: 0.3 MPa|
|Exhaust connecting diameter||ø50mm|
|Safety function||Inlet/outlet temperature overheat, sample feed reverse rotation mechanism, over current electric leakage breaker, nozzle connection error|
|External dimension WxDxH||580 x 420 x 1125 mm|
|Power supply (50/60 Hz) rated current||AC220V 17A, AC240V 18A Switching of terminals necessary|
|Included accessories||Silicon tubes (with a stopper) x 3, exhaust duct (with one hose band) x 1, outlet temperature sensor, spray air tube, sample box, static electricity removal earth, "Tetron" braided tube hose 5m (with two hose bands)|
|Recommended Operational Units||GAS410 Organic Solvent Recovery Unit, GWS410 Organic Solvent Washing Unit|
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Spray drying equipment has improved over the years. Today, you can process products from milk powder to antibiotics using spray dryers. Yamato’s spray dryer models are suitable for experimental and R&D purposes. You can use our spray dryers for drying, fine powdering, powder mixing, agglomerating, encapsulating, and englobing.
Commercial Food Products
Spray dryers were used widely during the Second World War to produce milk powder. Hence, it is no surprise that the largest market for lab spray dryers nowadays is in the food industry particularly in powdered milk and instant coffee production.
From milk production, the use of spray drying technology has extended to the production of powdered varieties of coffee, algae, gum arabic, protein hydrolysates, yeast extract, starches, and non-dairy creamers to name a few.
You can now rapidly create agglomerates or powder from liquids such as emulsions, suspensions, and solutions since spray dryers are fully-automated and continuous. Moreover, spray drying equipment such as the ADL311SA—a Compact & Economical Spray Dryer by Yamato—are highly suitable for drying both heat-resistant and heat-sensitive foods, allowing shorter residence time with no oxidation and minimal moisture remaining.
Spray drying is also used for encapsulating active substances, homogenizing these into slurries or emulsions before drying. By encapsulating food products, you get to protect your product from heat degradation and therefore improve final product functionality.
Not all medical dosages are soluble. Hence, spray drying technology affords the pharmaceutical industry an economical and fast alternative to converting liquid feed into powdered medications and additives such as extracts, infusions, inorganic medicinal salts, vitamin C, and adrenaline.
Since the 1940s, the use of spray drying equipment in pharmaceuticals has advanced from simple drying methods to sophisticated processes such as the production of excipients like ointment bases and preservatives and the isolation of active ingredients that are either hard-to-crystallize or heat-sensitive.
Needless to say, spray drying is an ideal process for those requiring precise attributes especially in the morphology, stability, and particle size of your pharmaceutical products.
In just a single continuous process, you get to convert liquid feedstock into a well-defined powder and get desired properties including precise residual solvent, moisture level, particle morphology, as well as density and size of particulates, which is crucial in the pharmaceutical industry. With high-performance spray dryers like the Yamato DL410 Large Capacity Spray Dryer, you can produce fine particles with sizes from 10 to 100 micrometers, which are considered by many to be difficult to achieve.
Furthermore, you are guaranteed a contaminant free powder with minimal moisture and zero oxidation, so you can guarantee patrons that your products are safe.
Aside from food and pharmaceutical production, spray dryers are essential for the industrial creation of powdered materials such as catalyst supports, ceramic materials, microalgae, detergents, and paint pigments.
Used, basically, for encapsulation by most industries, applications of spray drying equipment in an industrial setting includes the production of not just powders but also textiles, adhesives, pesticides, carbonless copy paper, and anti-corrosive coatings just to mention a few. The microencapsulation technique involves the use of coatings such as polyvinyl alcohol, sodium alginate, starch, and gelatin.
By encapsulating, you get to reap numerous benefits; one is an extended shelf life for your product and another is increased stability. On the other hand, you also get to decrease the evaporation of the volatile core in products such as paints and pesticides. Aside from those, you also get to reduce oxygenation, prevent a chemical reaction, and improve handling properties of adhesives.
Now, if you are spraying acidic samples for either aqueous or organic solvent, before exhausting to environment or recirculating to the GAS410 Solvent Recovery Unit, we recommend using the GWS410 Organic Solvent Washing Unit to neutralize the air or gas which contains acidic ingredients.