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All you need to know about building dryers

The Andrews building dryer range can handle up to 75 litres of dehumidification capacity per hour! Among this range is the FD40DV, which is one of the most popular units available for hire in the UK.

Our robust dryers are frequently used for building construction applications that require high levels of drying power. The process of dehumidification helps to accelerate the rate of drying out wet processes in a gentle manner, alleviating possible shrinkage and cracking problems. Our specialist building dryers provide cost-effective, efficient drying and can be used in conjunction with heaters to boost the drying process.

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Let’s talk refrigerant dehumidifiers

Refrigerant dehumidifiers, work by drawing damp air from a particular area into the unit itself, before passing it over a cold evaporator coil, bringing the air below its dewpoint temperature. This causes the moisture contained within the air to turn into condensation, the condensation is then collected from the unit’s coils and either drained into a collection tank or pumped away to a suitable drain. Our high capacity and reliable industrial building dryer range can handle up to 600 litres of moisture removal per day!

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The magic of the desiccant dehumidifier

Desiccant dehumidifiers work by drawing air across a rotating wheel which contains an absorption material, such as silica gel. As the air passes through the wheel, moisture is removed. The wheel continues to rotate, removing and drying out any form of moisture from the air using built-in heaters.

Our Andrews Desiccant Dehumidifiers hire range includes four popular models: the DS40, KT190, KT2000 and the high capacity KT6000!

These powerful and reliable units can produce extremely low levels of relative humidity, for applications in the pharmaceutical sector or petrochemical industries – where dry conditions are essential. The units are also commonly used to dry out areas that are difficult to access or have hazardous conditions, such as bulk fuel storage tanks, ships holds, submarine and other marine environments.

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