The new ERD Xpert series of compressed-air dryers from Fasti in Austria promises improved energy efficiency and more cost-effective hopper construction. Distributed here by Comet Automation Systems, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, the new dryers are said to save energy three ways. First is by shortening the drying process, using high-volume compressed air at startup. Second is by cutting back the compressed-air stream by 50% when operating temperature is reached. Third is by heating up fast with only 1 kw of power. To counteract the 400% rise in stainless-steel prices over the last two years, Fasti has changed its hopper construction. It remains stainless steel on the inside but is powder-coated steel on the outside. The ERD Xpert series comes with hopper volumes of 0.5 to 62 liters. Special versions are offered for polycarbonate CD/DVD production and for clean rooms. (800) 328-5088 • www.cometauxiliary.com
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