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The Pros and Cons Of Heatless Regenerative Desiccant Dryers

Have you been wondering whether or not a heatless regenerative desiccant dryer will be an ideal addition to your compressed air system?

If you are investigating this option then we would like to help you make an informed decision. We’ll share some facts attached to heatless regenerative desiccant dryers.

The Pros and Cons of Heatless Regenerative Desiccant Dryers

As is the case with most things, there are pros and cons associated with heatless regenerative desiccant dryers. When thinking about using heatless regenerative desiccant dryers, you should take all facts into consideration before making any important decisions.

The Pros Of Heatless Regenerative Desiccant Dryer

Low long-term investment cost when compared to other dryersCan be specifically designed to operate pneumatically for remote, mobile or hazardous locationsThe risk of freezing is eliminated due to the extremely low dew points that can be achievedNo internal or external heaters neededLow energy consumption when compared to other dryers

The Cons Of Heatless Regenerative Desiccant Dryers

Purge air is required to operateExpensive operating costsRelatively high initial costWhen adequate pre-filtering is not properly maintained, oil aerosols can coat the desiccant material which essentially renders it uselessDesiccant beds need to replaced, although this is usually only required every 3 to 5 years.Many people feel that drying is an inappropriate use of compressed airSometimes a larger compressor is necessary to meet the needs for both plant air demand and regeneration air

Let’s Discuss Dryers

Now that you know more about heatless regenerative desiccant dryers you might have more questions so you make the right decision for your plant. CDA Systems is here to answer any questions. After all, we aren’t industry experts for nothing!

CDA Systems has earned its reputation as the industry leader, delivering the highest quality equipment while giving customers unmatched satisfaction. Get in touch with us so that we can answer your questions and provide you with any information you need to make the best decision for your premises. 925.667.3400/

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