After commissioning almost 500 dryers and air graders for the production of wood panels, Schenkmann-Piel-Engineering (SPE) has received a new order for a drum dryer for drying sawdust for the production of wood pellets.

The company Skala-Energy Ltd, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary has ordered for its pellet plant in Tiachiv, Ukraine a new drum dryer with an 11MW light oil/wood dust burner.

The required process heat will be produced in an integrated vertical steel burning chamber with perforated plates for cooling.

Production of the first dried particlesis scheduled to take place in May 2011.