|Name of the technology||Biomass combustor-cum-hot air generator|
|Application/ use||Hot air generation for food/vegetable processing industries|
Estimated Economic benefit from Technology
|₹ 2-2.5 LPA for (16 kg/h system) against sun drying by increasing the drying hours/day and number of batches in a year|
|Number of users benefitted||01|
|Special Features||– Air is indirectly heated so it can be used for drying fruits and vegetables.
– Higher efficiency than combustion-based systems with comparatively lower emissions level.
– Cost economic as well as environment friendly compared to other commercial combustion-based systems.
– Can be used with solar drying system for back up and continuous operation.
– Maximum hot air temperature can be achieved up to 130-140⁰ C so it can be used for drying in textile industries.