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Bachiller’s Conical Cantilever Dryer: Maximizing Production in the Food Industry

Bachiller is delivering a 1,000 liter Conical Cantilever Dryer, manufactured in AISI-316-L for a Belgian company dedicated to the food industry.

The equipment consists of a vertical conical dryer with cartridge filter, power box and control by touch panel, vacuum and condensation skid, and a thermal oil heating system.

The conical dryer was the perfect equipment for Bachiller’s client’s needs, since they needed equipment to dry their product at low temperatures and a complete discharge, maximizing their production.

CONICAL (MCV-S) Vertical Conical Screw Vacuum Dryer

Capacities: from 30L up to 10.000L.   Suitable for Thermosensitive Products

The vertical conical screw vacuum dryer has a sanitary design, with a maximised heating surface, for the drying of all kinds of moist thermo-sensitive, crystalline, amorphous or paste products.

The conical screw vacuum dryer comprises a fully conical vertical vessel, with a vertical screw mixing system.


  • Full tightness
  • Mechanical simplicity, low maintenance required
  • Easy to clean and inspect
  • Repetitive operation, reproducible and easy to scale up


  • Capacities from 30 up to 10.000 liters
  • Ultra vacuum batch operation
  • Vacuum level less than 1 mbar
  • Atmospheric operating pressure
  • Operation temperatures up to 200º C
  • Design according to ASME VIII div.1 – AD-2000 – EN-13445
  • Sanitary design cGMP, FDA validated
  • Internally mirror polished Ra ≤ 0.6 µm (Grit 360)
  • ‘CE’ stamping according to Safety for Machinery Directive 2006/42/CE

Typical Applications 

Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals: Amino acids, Antibiotics, API’s, Aromas, Biotechnology, Caffeine, Colorants, Cosmetics, Crystals, Deontologicalresins, Diet food, Essences and flavors, Food additives, Pharmaceutical excipients, Pharmacy synthesis, Preservatives, Saccharine, Sweeteners, Veterinary, Vitamins

Chemical: Catalysts, Colorants, Pellets, Pigments, Plastics and pellets, Polymers, Resins, Stearates

Food: Additives, Aromas and flavors, Colorants, Ferments, Food preparations, Lyophilized, Proteins, Ready mix, Vitamin complements


  • Internally electro polished Ra ≤ 0.2 µm
  • Externally polished in matte or mirror
  • Powder retention filter in the vacuum outlet
  • Choppers for braking lumps or balls of product
  • CIP/SIP systems, validated with Riboflavin test
  • Sampling valve
  • Execution for sterile executions as an option
  • Machine easy to segregate into a clean room/service room
  • Automatic loading and unloading system as an option
  • Condensation, vacuum and heating system
  • Control hardware and software
  • Pilot plant models
  • ATEX execution on demand
  • ATEX 20/0 inner side, with official certificate

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