Highly efficient contact vacuum drying for high product quality in the pharmaceutical industry

The manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates require reliable and gentle treatment during solid-liquid separation with succeeding drying of the wet cake. Highly efficient contact vacuum dryers ensure effective drying performance and high operational reliability with low product degradation due to thermal and mechanical influences.

Horizontal peeler vs. vertical peeler – which type to select?

Horizontal and vertical peeler centrifuges are the most versatile and reliable machines if it is about mechanical separation processes. The task for one or the other machine type is the same – but there are important parameters that have an impact on the decision for either the vertical or the horizontal peeler centrifuge.

Conical Screw Dryer – Perfect Mix by Gentle Agitation

Drying of fragile and sensitive solid products in the pharmaceutical, fine-chemical or food processing industry demands a protecting and gentle drying process. At the end only this will guarantee a reliable unfailing and reproducible quality of the finally dry product. In this respect ordinary common contact dryers soon are stretched to their limits. For this reason the conical screw dryer has well proven itself for drying applications with demanding products.

HEINKEL Group expands in Asia: new assembly hall in Foshan

With a big ceremonial act HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group has opened a new office and assembly hall on 15 November 2017 in Foshan next to the Southern metropolis Guangzhou in China thereby strengthening its presence and competitiveness in the Asian market .

HEINKEL Group has opened a new office and assembly hall in China

The HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group has opened a new office and assembly hall in Foshan near Guangzhou, thereby strengthening its presence and competitiveness in the Asian market.

Head and owner of HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group and Stibbe Management, Philip Stibbe, explains the vision of the group in this interview.

Successful exhibitions around the globe: Singapore, Shanghai, Nuremberg and Barcelona

HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group demonstrated its worldwide presence from August until October already showcasing at four international events in Europa and Asia in 2017.

Satisfied customer – quick support and optimization on site

Service on site, around the clock, seven days a week – something the HEINKEL Group demonstrated perfectly with a leading international customer from the pharmaceutical industry. Process engineering adaptations carried out by a competitor on a HEINKEL inverting filter centrifuge led to a stop in production – HEINKEL localized the error on site in next to no time and got the facility up and running again.

Comprehensive modernization project with new control system

The project requirements were high: ATEX conformity, compliance with the guidelines for being awarded CE marking, a new S7 control system as well as a modern ball segment valve were the objectives in a project of a leading international customer from the pharmaceutical industry. Since the start of the project, the HEINKEL Drying and Separation Group was able to successfully implement the objectives within eight months.

Efficient heel break system from COMBER for heel-free product yield

As one of the leading manufacturers of agitated nutsche filters and filter dryers for the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, chemical and food industry, COMBER has developed an ingenious heel break system for its Pressofiltro agitated nutsche filters and filter dryers to break up the heel remaining after the product has been discharged.

Test results exceed the expectations: customer opts for a system solution

A contained system consisting of a centrifuge and dryer as well as a successful test series were the decisive criteria for a new customer in the food industry when choosing the HEINKEL Group.