Essex Chemical Co., Clifton, NJ
Fluoride Salt


The application required the drying of the corrosive salt from 6% down to 0.1% moisture without product degradation, dusting or air pollution. The Wyssmont dryer is 6 ft in dia. x 8 ft high, 12 trays. Monel is used for parts in contact with the salt, coated carbon steel for parts exposed to vapor. Standard dust-tight construction. No vented safety enclosures required. Operating costs are low (1 mil/lb) due to automatic operation, with power less than 1 hp. Quality of product is +325 mesh with very few fines. Estimated saving in investment and operating costs is 20 to 30%.


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