At Kitmondo, we provide a wide array of used dryers, essential for efficient drying processes in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. These machines are built to remove moisture from various products, ensuring consistent quality and stability for powders, granules, and other materials. Our inventory includes dryers priced from €10,000 for basic models to €200,000 for advanced, high-capacity units from top brands like Glatt, Niro, Hosokawa, and Büchi. Each machine offers distinct features such as drying capacity, temperature control, drying technology (e.g., fluid bed, rotary, spray), and automation level to meet your specific production needs.

When choosing a dryer, it's vital to consider factors such as the type of material being processed, required drying efficiency, precision in temperature and humidity control, and energy consumption. These aspects are critical for achieving uniform drying, enhancing production efficiency, and maintaining product quality. Investing in used dryers from Kitmondo not only gives you access to high-quality equipment at reduced prices but also supports sustainability by extending the lifecycle of durable machinery.

Browse Kitmondo’s listings today to find reliable dryers that offer excellent performance and value for your pharmaceutical and chemical processing needs. Trust in Kitmondo's commitment to superior customer service to help you find the ideal drying solution to boost your operations.

Miami 2019 Dryer

Year: 2019

The subject of sale is a modern automatic line for drying with warm compressed air for various types of raw materials, i.e. coal, sand, vegetables, fruit, granulates, etc. The drying line consists of: - Beta Air 1000 generator (furnace) with automatic cleaning system fire lamp manufactured by Gizex, which is equipped with blowing fans, retort fuel feeder with fire protection, …

GRT 20 Dryer

Year: ~ 2019

SPRAY DRYER TYPE: GRT-20 1. Stainless steel insulated main chamber, inner and outer jacket made of stainless steel. Dimensions: tower cylinder - diameter 1100mm / height 1200mm, tower cone - height 850mm. The total height of the tower placed on the structure is - 3.1 m. 2. The device has a powder cyclone equipped with flap valves and a powder …

MORETTO XD610S+OTX600VP+Otx1800VP Dryer for hygroscopic materials

Year: 2011

Drying system for hygroscopic materials Manufacturer: MORETTO Equipment: - dehumidifier with two dehumidifying columns XD610S - OTX 600VP stainless steel insulated hopper with suction valve + 9 kW heater - OTX 1800VP stainless steel insulated hopper with suction valve + 27 kW heater - server to control the FLOWMATIK process

Přerovské Strojírny A.s. - PSP Engineering PSP Engineering Dryer

Year: 1996

This is a dryer complete with a bag filtration system, loading and unloading equipment (augers), storage silos and a concrete weighbridge for heavy vehicles. Plant never started up and purchased used. The machines are all to be assembled because they have already been disassembled.


Year: 2007

Vector Model FML3 Developmental Fluid Bed Dryer (Year of Construction 2007) With their standard drying, top spray and bottom spray capabilities, the VFC-LAB FLO-COATER® series are the most versatile lab-scale fluid bed systems available. The unique design of the combined product container/processing insert and integrated solution pump eliminates the need for costly "add-ons". The combined product container also allows for …

Glatt WSG 120 (1986) Granulating Fluid Bed Dryer Dry

Year: 1986

Chamber volume 100 L
Type Fluid bed dryers
Minimal T° 100 °C

65,000 €

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MK North Macedonia


Year: 2006

BINDER MODEL 9110-0102 FD 115 Drying oven with forced convection IN PERFECT CONDITION. FD Series Drying ovens with forced convection Temperature range 5 °C above ambient up to 300 °C (572 °F) Patented APT.line® preheating chamber assuring temperature accuracy and reproducible results Fast and uniform drying with mechanical convection of large sample amounts with a powerful fan DS controller, timer …

Rosenmund RKT2000-106-97 Material 1.4571 Dryer

Year: 1998

Chamber volume 2400 L
Minimal T° -30 °C

NASAN NB-6 Dryer

Year: 2016

Microwawe Dryer model NB-6 by NASAN. The device is practically unused, we have had it since the end of 2016, it has worked at most one full working week. We have a set of six containers for raw material, CE certificates, etc. 6 kW

Politec ST4 Food machinery

Year: 2016

A professional dehydrator ideal for low-temperature food dehydration. The ST4 food dryer has a large drying surface area of 11.90 m² spread over 20 levels for drying up to 150 kg of fruit and vegetables. Thanks to its horizontal hot-air ventilation system, this all-stainless steel food dehydrator is ideal for all fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, spices and other dried products that …

Hüttlin HKC-05-TJ Dryer

Year: 1998

Chamber volume 5 L
Type Fluid bed dryers
Minimal T° 80 °C

Aeromatic MP1 Dryer

Year: 2009

Chamber volume 16 L
Type Fluid bed dryers

Buchi B-290 Dryer

Year: ~ 2005

Evaporation capacity: 1.0 L/h of H2O, higher for organic solvents. Final particle size: 1 – 60 μm. Yield: Up to 70%

AVITEQ / HOLZMAG 5 Sqm Fluid Bed – Steel Dryer


Comprising : - 1 AVITEQ vibratory bottom type VF1250/4950- UVH46W Dimensions 4950 x 1250 mm 4 sections 1120 x 1120 mm - perforated sheets 2 AVITEQ vibrators - 1 upper housing with 4 holes Product inlet : 900 x 350 mm Product outlet : 650 x 400 mm Overall dimensions : 5500 x 2000 x H. 3150 mm

GEA PMA + Sirocco 1200 Dryer

Year: 2008

Chamber volume 1200 L
Type Fluid bed dryers

Rosenmund RKT2000-107-98 Material 2.4602 Hastelloy Dryer


Chamber volume 2400 L
Minimal T° -30 °C

Glatt Gpcg 3 Dryer

Year: 1995

Chamber volume 10.6 L
Nbr of trays 15
Minimal T° -10 °C
Type Fluid bed dryers

Used lab spray dryer Buchi B-290.

Year: 2010

Used Buchi B-290 laboratory spray dryer. Year of production: 2010. The machine was used to test the drying of humic acids Power consumption: max. 2900 W Connection voltage: 200 – 230 V ± 10% Frequency: 50/60 Hz Environmental conditions: indoor use only Temperature: 5 – 40°C Altitude: up to 2000 m Humidity: maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to …

Used Vötsch TS4 Dryer

Year: 2006

Chamber volume 360 L
Nbr of trays 6
Minimal T° 100 °C
Type Others

Ensuring Quality and Efficiency: A Comprehensive Guide to Dryers in the Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries

Dryers are essential in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, playing a critical role in removing moisture from various materials to ensure product stability, quality, and longevity. These machines enhance productivity, meet regulatory standards, and support diverse processes. By understanding the different types, features, and considerations for purchasing dryers, you can significantly boost your production capabilities. Kitmondo, a premier online marketplace for used industrial machinery, offers a wide selection of dryers, enabling businesses to access top-notch equipment at competitive prices.

Overview of Dryer Types

Dryers are available in multiple configurations to suit specific industrial needs. Here’s a look at the primary types:

Fluid Bed Dryers

Fluid bed dryers are popular in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors for drying powders, granules, and pellets by passing hot air through a perforated bed, causing the material to behave like a fluid.

  • Batch Fluid Bed Dryers: Best for small to medium-scale operations, providing precise control over drying conditions.
  • Continuous Fluid Bed Dryers: Ideal for large-scale production, offering continuous drying with high efficiency and consistency.

Rotary Dryers

Rotary dryers use a rotating drum to tumble materials while hot air flows through, making them suitable for bulk materials.

  • Direct Rotary Dryers: Hot air directly contacts the material, suitable for substances that can tolerate higher temperatures.
  • Indirect Rotary Dryers: The drying medium doesn’t directly contact the material, ideal for heat-sensitive substances.

Spray Dryers

Spray dryers transform liquid solutions or suspensions into dry powders by spraying the liquid into a hot drying medium.

  • Single-Stage Spray Dryers: Feature a single drying chamber, perfect for producing fine powders with consistent particle sizes.
  • Multi-Stage Spray Dryers: Use multiple drying chambers to create larger particles or enhance drying efficiency.

Vacuum Dryers

Vacuum dryers operate under reduced pressure, allowing for drying at lower temperatures, which is vital for heat-sensitive materials.

  • Vacuum Tray Dryers: Employ heated trays inside a vacuum chamber, suitable for batch production of high-value products.
  • Rotary Vacuum Dryers: Combine vacuum drying with agitation, making them efficient for drying pastes and slurries.

Conical Dryers

Conical dryers are used for drying, mixing, and homogenizing materials, featuring a conical vessel and an agitator for uniform drying.

  • Standard Conical Dryers: Suitable for drying powders and granules, offering gentle handling and efficient drying.
  • High-Shear Conical Dryers: Provide high-shear mixing capabilities, perfect for materials needing intensive mixing during drying.

Tray Dryers

Tray dryers use multiple trays to spread out the material for uniform drying, commonly used for small batches and heat-sensitive materials.

  • Laboratory Tray Dryers: Ideal for research and development, offering precise control over drying conditions for small batches.
  • Industrial Tray Dryers: Designed for large-scale operations, ensuring consistent and uniform drying for various materials.

Key Features and Considerations

When choosing a dryer, it’s important to consider specific features and specifications to ensure the machine meets your operational requirements. Key factors include:

Drying Capacity

The drying capacity determines how much material the dryer can handle in a single batch or continuously. Ensure the dryer matches your production targets, whether for small-scale batches or large-scale industrial operations. Kitmondo’s listings provide detailed specifications on drying capacity.

Temperature Control

Accurate temperature control is essential for maintaining the quality and stability of dried materials. Look for dryers with advanced temperature control systems that provide consistent and precise temperature management.

Drying Time

Efficient drying times can enhance throughput and reduce production cycle times. Consider machines with advanced drying technologies that offer rapid drying without compromising material quality.

Energy Efficiency

Energy-efficient dryers lower operational costs and minimize environmental impact. Look for features like insulated chambers, efficient heat exchangers, and advanced control systems to optimize energy consumption.

Automation and Control

Advanced automation and control systems improve precision, consistency, and efficiency in the drying process. Features such as programmable settings, touch-screen interfaces, real-time monitoring, and automated adjustments can significantly boost productivity. Kitmondo’s platform includes machines with varying levels of automation, allowing you to find the right balance between functionality and ease of use.

Material Compatibility

Ensure the dryer is compatible with the materials you process, such as powders, granules, liquids, or heat-sensitive substances. Versatile machines can enhance operational flexibility.

Leading Dryer Brands

Choosing reputable brands ensures higher quality and reliable support. Here are some top brands in the dryer market:

  • GEA: Known for high-precision and innovative dryers, GEA provides robust solutions for various pharmaceutical and chemical applications.
  • Büchi: Renowned for durable and advanced technology, Büchi’s dryers are popular in laboratory and industrial settings.
  • Hosokawa: Offers a range of high-performance dryers known for their reliability and efficiency in demanding applications.
  • SPX FLOW: Provides versatile dryers characterized by efficiency and robustness, suitable for large-scale operations.
  • Niro: Known for high-quality spray dryers designed for precision and high-speed drying, perfect for complex and high-volume production.

Kitmondo features equipment from these and other reputable brands, ensuring access to reliable and well-supported machinery.

Pricing of Used Dryers

The cost of used dryers varies widely based on factors like age, condition, brand, and specific features. Prices typically range from several thousand to several hundred thousand dollars. For example, a used GEA fluid bed dryer might be priced between $20,000 and $50,000, while a high-end Büchi spray dryer could cost between $100,000 and $200,000. Kitmondo’s marketplace offers various pricing options, ensuring transparency and competitive deals for buyers.


Dryers are essential tools in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, providing efficient and reliable solutions for moisture removal. By understanding the different types of dryers and key factors to consider when purchasing, businesses can make informed decisions that enhance their operational capabilities. Kitmondo offers a comprehensive platform for sourcing high-quality used machinery, with detailed listings and competitive pricing. Whether you need a fluid bed dryer, vacuum tray dryer, rotary dryer, or spray dryer, Kitmondo’s extensive inventory and user-friendly interface make it easy to find the right equipment for your needs.