MicroWheel Dryers

MicroWheel Dryers

 

 

Conair's new MicroWheel dryer is the perfect solution for processes that don't need the capacity of a large dryer and hopper, but still need the efficiency and reliablilty of Conair's desiccant wheel drying technology.

 

As the smallest and most compact dryer of its type on the market today, Conair now offers this perfect option for applications requiring a small and efficient dryer/hopper combination.  Designed with the medical industry in mind, this dryer features stainless construction, clean operation, and a compact footprint.

  • Application flexibility, less dust, energy-efficient
  • Easy setup with built-in material database
  • Built-in intelligence to protect your material
  • Easy to maintain
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Features (click here to hide)

The dryer cabinet internal components:

-Single-phase electrical connection.
-No water or compressed air required.
-Compact hopper-mounted package.
-Clean, efficient operation.
-Easy access for maintenance.
-Designed for precision molders and medical production.

 

The intelligent MicroWheel dryer control:

-Built-in material database for easy operation.
-User settings can be easily saved.
-Smart Mode.
-Easily viewable settings.
-Red LED alarm light.
-Remote control kit.
-Dewpoint sensor kit (available only with the Plus Package).

 

The MicroWheel desiccant wheel:

-Proven desiccant wheel operation. The cleanest, most efficient drying medium used today.  Continuous wheel rotation provides uniform, spike-free drying that is easily monitored.
-Gear driven.  No belt, no chain.
-Full process, regeneration, and cooling stages.
-Dust free, bead-free honeycomb desiccant media.
-Minimal air flow required.
-Air flow is automatically adjusted to match throughput requirements.
-Highly energy efficient.
-Quiet.

Options (click here to hide)

Loader adapter for Conair TLM or TLR Tube Loaders.

Network connection kit - RS485 Modbus serial for communications.

Weekly timer kit - Auto start/stop of dryer.

Filter check kit - for process air filter.

Drain port/throat adapter - stainless steel mounting base with drain port and purge port.

Specifications (click here to hide)

Models MW1-0.2 MW1-0.5 MW1-1.0 MW2-1.0 MW2-1.75
Performance characteristics {with full hopper}
Drying temperature 131-356 {55-180} 131-356 {55-180} 131-356 {55-180} 131-320 {55-160} 131-320 {55-160}
Dewpoint All models -40°F {-40°C}    
Maximum airflow ft³/min {m³/hr} 8.2 {14.0} 8.2 {14.0} 8.2 {14.0} 14.7 {25.0} 14.7 {25.0}
Dimensions      
A - Overall height inches {mm} 19.5 {495}  24.6 {626}  27.7 {704}  27.7 {704}  38.5 {978} 
B - Overall width inches {mm} 18.3 {465}  20.6 {524}  25.1 {637}  28.8 {732}  28.8 {732} 
C - Depth of dryer inches {mm} 17.7 {450}  17.7 {450}   17.7 {450}  25.8 {655}  25.8 {655} 
D - Overall depth (including filter) inches {mm}  20.7 {526}  21.6 {549}  23.9 {607} 26.8 {681}  26.8 {681} 
Hopper capacity ft³ {liter} 0.21 {6.0} 0.53 {15.0} 1.06 {30.0} 1.06 {30.0} 1.77 {50.0}
Air hose diameter inches {mm} 1.5 {38} 1.5 {38} 1.5 {38} 1.5 {38} 1.5 {38}
E - Hopper top flange diameter inches {mm} 5.1 {130}  7.1 {180}  11.0 {280}  11.0 {280}   11.0 {280} 
F - Hopper bottom flange width inches {mm} 5.9 {150} 5.9 {150} 7.9 {200} 7.9 {200} 7.9 {200}
G - Hopper bottom flange mounting pattern inches {mm} 4.9 {125} 4.9 {125} 6.5 {165} 6.5 {165} 6.5 {165}
H - Hopper bottom flange outlet diameter inches {mm} 2 {50} 2 {50} 2.4 {60} 2.4 {60} 2.4 {60}
Approximate weight lbs {kg}     
Standard installed (hopper empty) 77 {35}  82 {37}  106 {48}  133 {60}  144 {65} 
Voltage - full load amps    
220 V/1  phase/ 50Hz or 60 Hz  4.5 4.5 4.5 9.5 9.5


Throughputs

Material Bulk Density Residence Time Temperature Dew Point MW1 MW2
Recipe code lb/ft {kg/dm} hours F {C} F {C} lb/hr {kg/hr} minimum lb/hr {kg/hr} maximum lb/hr {kg/hr} minimum lb/hr {kg/hr} maximum
AS mold 37.5 {0.60} 3 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.9 {9.9}
ABS ext 37.5 {0.60} 3.5 185 {85} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 10.7 {4.9} 8.8 {4} 18.8 {8.5}
ABS/PC 40.6 {0.65} 3 212 {100} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 13.5 {6.1} 11.0 {5} 23.7 {10.8}
ASA 31.2 {0.50} 3 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 10.4 {4.7} 11.0 {5} 18.2 {8.3}
CA 31.2 {0.50} 2.5 158 {70} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 12.5 {5.6} 8.8 {4} 21.8 {9.9}
CAB 31.2 {0.50} 2.5 158 {70} -40 {-40} 2.0 {0.9} 12.5 {5.6} 8.8 {4} 21.8 {9.9}
CP 37.5 {0.60} 4 167 {75} -40 {-40} 2.0 {0.9} 9.4 {4.3} 8.8 {4} 16.4 {7.4}
EVA 37.5 {0.60} 3 176 {80} -40 {-40} 1.8 {0.8} 12.5 {5.6} 6.6 {3} 21.9 {9.9}
EPDM 32.5 {0.52} 4 176 {80} -40 {-40} 1.8 {0.8} 8.1 {3.7} 6.6 {3} 14.2 {6.4}
LCP 37.5 {0.60} 4 302 {150} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 9.4 {4.3} 11.0 {5} 16.4 {7.4}
PA 6 40.6 {0.65} 5 167 {75} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 8.1 {3.7} 8.8 {4} 14.2 {6.4}
PA 66 40.6 {0.65} 5 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 8.1 {3.7} 8.8 {4} 14.2 {6.4}
PA 66 + 35FV 53.1{0.85} 5 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 10.6 {4.8} 11.0 {5} 18.6 {8.4}
PA 12 40.6 {0.65} 3 167 {75} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 13.5 {6.1} 8.8 {4} 23.7 {10.8}
PA 11 40.6 {0.65} 5 167 {75} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 8.1 {3.7} 8.8 {4} 14.2 {6.4}
PC 43.7 {0.70} 3 248 {120} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 14.6 {6.6} 11.0 {5} 25.5 {11.6}
PC for CD 43.7 {0.70} 4 248 {120} -40 {-40} 1.8 {0.8} 10.9 {4.9} 6.6 {3} 19.1 {8.7}
PC + PBT 43.7 {0.70} 3.5 230 {110} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 12.5 {5.6} 8.8 {4} 21.9 {9.9}
PE 37.5 {0.60} 3 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.9 {9.9}
PE (40% n.f) 37.5 {0.60} 5 185 {85} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 7.5 {3.4} 8.8 {4} 13.1 {5.9}
PEEK 37.5 {0.60} 4 311 {155} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 9.4 {4.3} 11.0 {5} 16.4 {7.4}
PEI 37.5 {0.60} 4.5 311 {155} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 8.3 {3.8} 11.0 {5} 14.6 {6.6}
PEN 53.1{0.85} 5 338 {170} -40 {-40} 2.0 {0.9} 10.6 {4.8} 6.6 {3} 18.6 {8.4}
PES 43.7 {0.70} 4 311 {155} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 10.9 {4.9} 11.0 {5} 19.1 {8.7}
PES 43.7 {0.70} 4 356 {180} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 10.9 {4.9} 8.8 {4} 19.1 {8.7}
PET 53.1{0.85} 4 266 {130} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 13.3 {6.0} 8.8 {4} 23.2 {10.5}
PET ext 53.1{0.85} 6 338 {170} -40 {-40} 1.8 {0.8} 8.9 {4.0} 6.6 {3} 15.5 {7.0}
PETG 37.5 {0.60} 4.5 149 {65} -40 {-40} 2.0 {0.9} 8.3 {3.8} 8.8 {4} 14.6 {6.6}
PBT 43.7 {0.70} 3.5 257 {125} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.9 {9.9}
PI 37.5 {0.60} 2.5 248 {120} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 15.0 {6.8} 11.0 {5} 26.3 {11.9}
PMMA 40.6 {0.65} 4 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 10.2 {4.6} 8.8 {4} 17.8 {8.1}
POM 37.5 {0.60} 3 212 {100} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.9 {9.9}
PP 31.2 {0.50} 2.5 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.8 {9.9}
PP ext 31.2 {0.50} 2 212 {100} -40 {-40} 3.1 {1.4} 15.6 {7.1} 13.2 {6} 27.3 {12.4}
PP GF20 39.3 {0.63} 3 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 13.1 {5.9} 11.0 {5} 22.9 {10.4}
PP GF30 42.5 {0.68} 3 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 14.2 {6.4} 11.0 {5} 24.8 {11.2}
PP (40% t.) 37.5 {0.60} 2.5 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.2 {1.0} 15.0 {6.8} 8.8 {4} 26.3 {11.9}
PPO 31.2 {0.50} 2.5 221 {105} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.8 {9.9}
PPS 37.5 {0.60} 3.5 284 {140} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 10.7 {4.9} 11.0 {5} 18.8 {8.5}
PS 34.3 {0.55} 2 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 17.2 {7.8} 11.0 {5} 30.0 {13.6}
PSU 40.6 {0.65} 3.5 275 {135} -40 {-40} 2.6 {1.2} 11.6 {5.3} 11.0 {5} 20.3 {9.2}
PSU GF20 52.4 {0.84} 3 302 {150} -40 {-40} 1.8 {0.8} 17.5 {7.9} 6.6 {3} 30.6 {13.9}
PUR 43.7 {0.70} 3 185 {85} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 14.6 {6.6} 8.8 {4} 25.5 {11.6}
PVC 49.9 {0.80} 1.5 158 {70} -40 {-40} 4.0 {1.8} 33.3 {15.1} 15.4 {7} 58.2 {26.4}
SAN 31.2 {0.50} 2.5 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 12.5 {5.6} 11.0 {5} 21.8 {9.9}
SB 37.5 {0.60} 2 176 {80} -40 {-40} 2.8 {1.3} 18.8 {8.5} 11.0 {5} 32.8 {14.9}
TPE 40.6 {0.65} 3 230 {110} -40 {-40} 2.0 {0.9} 13.5 {6.1} 8.8 {4} 23.7 {10.8}
TPU 40.6 {0.65} 3 194 {90} -40 {-40} 2.4 {1.1} 13.5 {6.1} 8.8 {4} 23.7 {10.8}