Used Giga Vac 50 Microwave Vacuum Dryer
Manufacturer: Industries Micro Ondes Internationales Route de Rombouillet 78680 – Epone, France
Model: Giga Vac 50
Stainless Steel Grade 304 including the electrical control panel and major components.
The plant was built in 1986 and was in operation until September 1997 consisting of 1.7m. dia. stainless steel tunnel which is c.11.6m. long and overall height is c.4m. from the ground to top of the magnetrons.
There are eight , each mounted on a platform above the tunnel and each magnetron is rated at 6.25kW x 8,000 volts. The magnetrons bombard the product with microwaves as it passes through the tunnel on a continuous belt with a variable speed drive at a feed rate of 100kg ph.
This Plant was used on a malt extract product at a batch size of 500kg and the evaporative rate of 1kg of water per 1kW of microwave power. The plant is capable of drying any high quality food product.
Price When New:
This equipment cost £500K when new in 1986. It is offered for sale now in an “already removed and as seen” condition complete with a considerable number of spare parts, maintenance manuals and technical support.