Methods for effective fluidization of particulate food materials
Depending on the size and shape of the materials, methods employed to achieve effective fluidization during fluid bed drying varies from use of simple hole distributors for small, light weight materials to special techniques for larger and/or moist materials. This paper reviews common air distributors used in fluidized bed drying of food particulates. Also it reviews special methods of fluidizing larger irregular food particulates.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.|
|Keywords:||distributor, food, fluidization, size and shape|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > FOOD SCIENCES (090800) > Food Engineering (090802)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in Drying Technology 18(7):pp. 1537-1557.|
|Deposited On:||08 Feb 2008|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 18:33|
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