Columnist John J. Walsh explains what agglomeration is and discusses several commonly used agglomeration methods and how they relate to the drying process.
Agglomeration is the joining together of small particles or fines to make a larger particle, and in many bulk solids manufacturing operations drying is part of that process. Agglomerate strength is one factor that will help determine which dryer type you should use. This article gives details on how to make the best choices for your application.