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Hybrid Refrigerated/Desiccant Compressed Air Dryers

Kaeser Compressors’ whitepaper, "Hybrid Refrigerated/Desiccant Compressed Air Dryers" by compressed air experts Wayne Perry and David Phillips, explains how a hybrid dryer can reduce energy costs for large systems needing extremely dry air.
By CFE Media March 25, 2014

For those relatively few, but general large compressed air applications that need extremely dry air (down to -40 degrees Fahrenheit), there are several types of desiccant dyers to do the job. In many cases, the most effective and least costly to operate wil be a hybrid dryer system. The hybrid solution includes both refrigerated and desiccant systems in series. Refrigeration will typically remove 85% to 88% of the total amount of water, and the desiccant dryer is challenged with only the remaining 12% to 15% of the total water removal. 

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