Novatec Inc.

Contact Information

Please visit: Novatec Inc.

Mailing Address:
222 E Thomas Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21225 US

Phone: 410-789-4811
Toll-Free: 800-237-8379
Fax: 410-789-4638

A Special Message from Novatec Inc.

Mobile Wheel Dryers With New Features

NovaWheel NWB-50-DC PLUS Portable Dryer

NovaWheel NWB-50-DC PLUS Portable Dryer

Compare With Other Portable Dryers


All of the NOVATEC Mobile Wheel Dryers include a touch screen PLC and no additional charge - either 4" monochrome or 7" color. You don’t have to decipher cryptic codes to figure out how well your dryer is operation because all messages are spelled out in clear English. Other standard features include 3-phase detection and alarm, dew point analyzer and alarm, RED/Green Alarm light and Intelligent Regeneration for energy savinge. In addition, a PLUS model has been introduced that includes a 7" high resolution color touch screen with OverDry Protection  (for nylons) and photo-assisted maintenance and trouble-shooting. These highly efficient portable wheel dryers are available with 25, 50, 75, 100,150, 200 and 300 lb./hr. throughput capacities to suit all of your portable drying needs. Additional features include automatic monitoring and alarm for condition of the easy-to-access filters. An internal plasticizer filter and drain is also standard. All Dry/Convey units include a powerful regenerative blower pump, a hopper receiver, machine-mount receiver, necessary hoses and pick-up wand.

Even if you do not need a portable dryer, all NOVATEC wheel dryers up to 400 lb./hr. include a touch screen control, 3-phase detection and alarm as well as a plasticizer filter and drain.

Intelligent Regeneration

Monitors the regeneration process and makes changes, automatically, to minimize the energy used to no more than that required to remove the moisture from the desiccant wheel.


NovaWheel Dryers From 25 through 5000 lb./hr.(11-2270 kg/hr)

NovaWheel Dryers From 25 through 5000 lb./hr.(11-2270 kg/hr)

Widest Choice of Resin Dryers

NovaWheel™ Dryers

All NovaWheel™ dryers now include a touch screen control at no additional cost. A 5.7" color touch screen is supplied on 600 through 5000 lb./hr. models and a 5.7" monochrome touch screen is supplied on 100 through 400 lb./hr. models. The NovaWheel PowerGuard™ and IntelliPET™ models include a 10.4" Color touch screen. The PowerGuard series includes patented VFD-controlled process and regeneration ensuring up to 30% less energy usage and guaranteed process stability. The only desiccant wheel dryer with a no-stretch, no-slip, chain drive for uniform wheel rotation. 25-5000lb./hr. (11-2300kg/hr.)

NovaDrier™ Compressed Air Membrane Dryers are desiccant-free and use 1/3-1/2 the compressed air of ordinary compressed air dryers. 5-200 lb./hr. (2-90 kg/hr.)

NOVATEC offers the widest choice of resin dryers in the industry to suit any drying requirement. Desiccant Wheel, Membrane, Dual Bed, Crystallizers, Infrared PET, Vacuum, Gas-Fired, Central Dryers, Silo Dehimidifiers.

FlexXpand™ Expandable Conveying Control

FlexXpand™ Expandable Conveying Control

Central System Controls

NOVATEC Conveying Control Solutions

NOVATEC ConveyNOVATEC has an impressive legacy of customer and process-oriented control solutions. These include a wide variety of control platforms with both standard and custom programs for total system integration. The current offerings include fixed basic packages and expandable master control packages. All include bold, easy-to-understand graphics. A combination of standard and proprietary touch screen PLC solutions are based on Siemens or Allen-Bradley platforms. 

Company Profile

Downstream Extrusion Complements Impressive NOVATEC Line of Auxiliary Equipment

The roots of the company date back to the 1935 and NOVATEC began manufacturing dehumidifying equipment for the plastics industry in early 1972. Over the past several decades we have expanded our product line beyond dryers, to become a strong industry force, providing blending and conveying equipment as well as complete resin handling systems. In May 2006, the ownership of the company was transferred into the hands of a management group with vast experience in the auxiliary equipment business.  The company is now the recognized leader for integrated Central Drying and Conveying Systems. We have added to our team of experienced professionals at every level of the organization, from executives, to design and engineering, to sales and marketing, to customer support and field service. Our association with MAGUIRE PRODUCTS not only allows us to provide the most popular blenders in the world as system components but it makes our business group the largest resin handling manufacturing group in North America. The new NOVATEC has already developed the broadest range of resin dryers in the plastics industry. These include wheel dryers, membrane dryers, vacuum dryers, infrared dryers and dual bed dryers. Our PowerGuard(TM) models are designed with patented technology to be the most energy efficient in the industry with heretofore unmatched process stability. We are the only U.S. manufacturer of Infrared dryers for PET and our IntelliPET series of wheel dryers are ideal for PET processors. We have built a state of-the-art Drying Technology Center where we can test the performance of any dryer type against any other dryer type. We invite customers to provide their specific resin and be present to see the actual test results. Only by comparing drying capability and energy efficiency can an informed decision be made about which dryer is best for a given application. We have expanded our offering of vacuum pumps to overcome things like plugged lines and starved process machines.  At the same time, the already-impressive offerings in microprocessor and touch screen controls has been expanded to better serve the needs of processors.  We have developed an impressive line of downstream extrusion equipment that includes, cutters, pullers, Saws and Cooling/Sizing Tanks. These products utilize powerful Servo Drives where practical and a Siemens 7" color touch screen PLC to make set-up, control and recipe management easier than ever. All downstream equipment has a 5-year warranty. Our design emphasis is on innovation to provide new products which save energy, save space and reduce maintenance while providing superior performance at competitive prices. Our customers remain our first priority and we are committed to bringing plastics processors the highest level of quality through our products, services and personal attention. Check out the new NOVATEC.

Product Categories of Novatec Inc.

  • Blenders (non-intensive) more (+)
  • Box Tilters
  • Conveying Equipment (pneumatic and Mechanical) more (+)
  • Cutoff Equipment
  • Desiccant for Dryers
  • Dewpoint Monitors/Moisture Analyzers
  • Dryers for Resins more (+)
  • Dust Removal Equipment
  • Feeders more (+)
  • Hopper Loaders more (+)
  • Hoppers, Bins, Tanks more (+)
  • Metal Detectors, Separators more (+)
  • Metering, Proportioning Equipment more (+)
  • Moisture Analyzers
  • Mold Dehumidification Systems
  • Pipe Take-off Systems more (+)
  • Profiles, Tubing, Hose Take-off Systems more (+)
  • Pumps - Liquid Additive
  • Semi-bulk Containers more (+)
  • Silos more (+)
  • Vacuum Pumps
  • Valves, Gates, Diverters

Trade Names of Novatec Inc.

  • BiVerter
  • FlexTouch
  • FlexXpand
  • GlassVu
  • IntelliPET
  • MaxFlow
  • MultiVerter
  • NovaDrier
  • NovaVac ll
  • NovaWheel
  • OptiFlex
  • PowerGuard
  • UltraVac

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