Delta T Literature

Industry Brochures

Technical Articles

Advances in Veneer Dryer Control

General Dryer MC Control – Effect of Dead Time

Spray Fluid-bed Dryer Control

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