Patent Number: 8,793,901

Title: Transport- and drying device for individually transported articles and method for drying individually transported articles

Abstract: A transport- and drying line for individual articles, a grouped plurality of articles and/or a plurality of articles transported in a row and/or side by side, the articles at least partially showing humidity and/or liquid drops on their outer surface. The articles are each standing on a link conveyor in an airflow of drying air. A support plane is at least partially permeable for the drying air flow and flow conducting surfaces are arranged at the lower surface of the support plane for the drainage of the humid drying air carrying the liquid removed from the articles to be dried. A method for transporting and drying of individual articles, a grouped plurality of articles and/or a plurality of articles transported in a row and/or side by side whereby the articles at least partially show humidity and/or liquid drops on their outer surface.

Inventors: Hahn; Wolfgang (Neutraubling, DE)

Assignee: Krones AG

International Classification: F26B 3/00 (20060101); F26B 25/00 (20060101); B65G 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018