Solid-state lithium battery company chooses Midwest-based dryer provider for coating line

19.01.2022 A solid-state lithium battery company has chosen Green Bay, Wisconsin-based dryer supplier, ASI, Division of Thermal Technologies, Inc., to provide the drying system for their new coating line.

The ASI drying system currently under construction.
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The ASI drying system currently under construction.

The four-zone drying system will provide electrically heated convection air and will allow the battery company to scale up operations.The multi-zone, roll support drying system will be over 80-feet long and will include an external retraction system to allow for easy access to the dryer’s interior for web up and cleaning. Variable frequency drives on the supply and exhaust fans, along with resistant temperature detectors near the heat source and in the supply air ducts, will allow for precise temperature and air flow control to the web. The dryer will be controlled via a distributed PLC system.

About ASI

ASI specialises in custom drying, curing, and cooling solutions for the roll-to-roll and converting industries. As an industry leader for over 36 years, their forced air convection systems employ a variety of web transport methods, including air flotation, roll-support, and through-air conveyor and belt supported. All of their dryers are designed to meet the specific drying needs, control requirements, and spatial constraints of the customers.

A dedicated service department can assist with preventive maintenance visits, troubleshooting, spare parts, installation supervision, system startup, operator and maintenance training, and control upgrades and retrofits.