Delta T Literature
Advances in Veneer Dryer Control
General Dryer MC Control – Effect of Dead Time
Delta T Corrugator CD warp Control System uses & simple method for sensing and controlling the moisture of top and bottom linerboard to reduce CD warp.
Delta T Milk Powder MC Sensing & Control
Profitable Aguafeed Moisture Control: Published in Aquafeed International, Jan – Feb, 2013.
TAPPI Peers Paper, Improve Lime mud Kiln Operations: By Accurately Sensing & Controlling Mud Moisture. Mud moisture content (MC) is continuously sensed “inside-the-Kiln” using two temperature sensors and a control algorithm to improve carbonate control and reduce water-related ring formations. Presented at Tappi Peers, Portland, OR, Nov. 2011.
Effective Biomass Moisture Control for Pellet and Torrefaction: Presented at the Timber Processing & Energy Expo Workshop, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR, October 18, 2012
Poster Paper: Improved Moisture Sensing & Control of Biomass used for Pellet & Torrefaction Production. Presented at International Biomass Conference, Denver, CO, 2012.
Multi-Zone Kiln Control System: Uses drying rates and the fiber saturation point (FSP) to achieve true zone-control. Presented at the Pre-Timber Processing & Energy Expo Workshop, Portland, OR, Oct 16, 2012.
New Algorithm Aids DDGS Moisture Control: Case study reporting results of installation of the Delta T MC Sensing & Control System on two ICM drying lines at Green Plains Renewable Energy. Published in Distillers Grains, a supplement to Ethanol Magazine, 2011.
How the Delta T Works on Suspension Dryers such as rotary, flash, ring, and spray.
Multi-Zone Kiln Control, Timber Processing, June 2008
Better Drying – Improved Moisture Control Increases Profitability Pet food Industry April 2006
Pinpoint Moisture Control: Food Engineering, Feb. 2006
Improve Moisture Control for Profit:The Process Engineer April 2005
Weakness of the Exhaust Temperature Moisture Control Method: In-house report that points out the problems involved in using the exhaust temperature as a substitute for moisture content in controlling such dryers as flash, spray, and rotary.
Control Scheme for On-line Delta T Moisture Control: Shows schematically how the Delta T works
Control Scheme for On-line Water Activity Control: Shows schematically how water activity is controlled using the Delta T Moisture Control System
Improve Moisture Content Control Saves Energy Process Heating 2000, 4-page
Delta T Dryer/Moisture Control System Completes 10 Years: Panel World 1997
Drying Tech Focuses on Kiln Control: Timber Processing 1993
A Unique Drying Moisture Control System:Sensors 1992
Improve Dryer Control Chemical Engineering Progress 1999