A Class A dryer designed to meet the customer’s specifications for an emerging pharmaceutical manufacturing technology has shipped from Thermal Product Solutions (TPS), New Columbia, Pa. The Gruenberg unit automates the company’s batch process, which includes automated loading and unloading tables, to increase the production rate.

The pharmaceutical dryer has work-chamber dimensions measuring 60 by 72 by 76" with a maximum temperature rating of 176°F (80°C). The wiring for the automated loading and unloading sections was run inside the framework to keep surfaces clear for ease of cleaning. In addition to meeting the safety specifications for the processing of solvents, the unit was designed with guarding to protect operators.