Rational Choice of a Basket for the Rotational Vibropriller

Author(s): Yurchenko O.1, Sklabinskyi V.1, Ochowiak M.2, Ostroha R.1*, Gusak O.1

1 Faculty of Technical Systems and Energy Efficient Technologies, Sumy State University, 2, Rymskogo-Korsakova St., 40007, Sumy, Ukraine;
2 Faculty of Chemical Technology of Poznan University of Technology, Poznan University of Technology, 4, Berdychowo St., 60-965 Poznan, Poland

*Corresponding Author’s Address: [email protected]

Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1 (2022)

Submitted: March 11, 2022
Accepted for publication: June 3, 2022
Available online: June 7, 2022

Yurchenko O., Sklabinskyi V., Ochowiak M., Ostroha R., Gusak O. (2022). Rational choice of a basket for the rotational vibropriller. Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 9(1), pp. F16-F20, doi: 10.21272/jes.2022.9(1).f3

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2022.9(1).f3

Research Area:  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: Processes in Machines and Devices

Abstract. The use of processing units for the production of mineral fertilizers in the industry in today’s market requires improved product quality and increased productivity. As a result, there is a need to change the design of existing units or some structural elements. Rotary vibroprillers, having a relatively simple design, can be of different designs that directly affect the productivity indicators mentioned above. The study considers the influence of the shape of the basket bottom on the quality of the rotational vibroprillers. After using the governing equation of prills motion in the airflow, a program was developed for automatic control of the rotational speed of the priller based on changes in melt loads. It is established that the size of the spray swath can be changed by varying the rotational speed of the priller. There is a tendency to affect the vibropriller performance by controlling the rotational speed and shape of the basket bottom without performance degradation.

Keywords: process innovation, jet flow, droplet formation, oscillations, energy efficiency.


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