Drying products with Air Knife

Principal Fico, Duiven
Year 2008
Issue Design and optimisation of air knife to dry products
  • CFD model of air knife with product and droplet
  • Calculate pressure and shear forces on droplet
  • Optimisation of design paramters air knife
    such as angle, nozzle width, flow
  • Investigation of "Coanda" effect, sticking of flow to wall