vacuum microwave drying

Industry: chemical,pharmaceutical,food,dehydrated vegetables,grain,mining,etc

Application: 1aslemon Acid,chicken essence,borax,ammonium sulfate,radish silk,seeds,salt,silkworm, etc


Introduction to vacuum microwave drying

Vacuum microwave drying, sometimes referred to as microwave-assisted vacuum drying (MWVD), is an advanced drying technology that combines the benefits of both vacuum drying and microwave heating. In this process, the material to be dried is placed in a vacuum chamber and subjected to microwave radiation. Here’s a brief overview of how vacuum microwave drying works:

  1. Vacuum Environment: The vacuum chamber is created by removing air from the drying space. This lowers the pressure, which in turn reduces the boiling point of water and facilitates faster evaporation.
  2. Microwave Generation: Microwaves are generated using a magnetron or similar device and are directed into the vacuum chamber.
  3. Microwave Heating: The microwaves penetrate the material and cause water molecules to vibrate, generating heat. This is known as dielectric heating, and it’s the primary mechanism for removing moisture from the material.
  4. Uniform Drying: The combination of microwave radiation and vacuum conditions ensures uniform and rapid drying throughout the material, which is especially advantageous for dense or complex products.

vacuum microwave drying

How vacum microwave drying works

Vacuum microwave drying combines microwave energy and a vacuum environment to efficiently remove moisture from materials at lower temperatures, preventing thermal damage and preserving product quality. Here’s how it works:

  1. Material Preparation: The material to be dried is placed in a vacuum chamber. This can include various food products, pharmaceuticals, or polymers.
  2. Vacuum Generation: The chamber is sealed, and air is removed to create a low-pressure environment. By reducing the pressure inside the chamber, the boiling point of water is lowered, making it easier for water to evaporate.
  3. Microwave Application: Microwave radiation is then applied to the material. Microwave energy penetrates the material and is absorbed by water molecules present in the material.

vacuum microwave drying

Advantages of vacuum microwave drying

  1. Reduced Drying Time: Vacuum microwave drying can significantly reduce the time required to dry materials compared to traditional methods. This is because microwave energy is absorbed by water molecules, causing rapid evaporation.
  2. Improved Product Quality: By drying materials at lower temperatures and in a vacuum environment, vacuum microwave drying helps preserve the quality of the product, including its flavor, color, and texture.
  3. Energy Efficiency: Vacuum microwave drying can be more energy-efficient than conventional drying methods because it requires less energy to achieve the same drying result.

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Technical Parameters

GRT-V6380V,50HZ2450±50-0.08~-0.092MPA6 1350*900*1750 ≤5
GRT-V9380V,50HZ2450±50-0.08~-0.092MPA9  1350*900*1750≤5
GRT-V12380V,50HZ2450±50-0.08~-0.092MPA12 1500*1200*1750 ≤5
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