Lesson Code: PUA-1230. This e-Lesson is aimed at operations personnel in API manufacturing and it explains the importance of drying products in the API industry, different types of drying equipment, and the control parameters involved in a drying process.

  • Category: API Manufacturing - Processes


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain the term 'drying' as it relates to API manufacturing
  • Explain the reasons for drying API products
  • Explain the term 'Relative Humidity' and its importance in a drying process
  • List examples of the types of drying equipment used in API plants
  • List and describe the importance of the parameters that affect a drying process

KEYWORDS: Airflow Rate, Degradation, Drying, Evaporation, Load Size, Microbiological, Pan Dryer, Relative Humidity, Temperature, Titus Dryer, Tumble Dryer