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Drying crops is a good preservation technique and can be an income generator. These documents include detailed briefs on how to construct a popular crop dryer.

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A Simple Solar Dryer

This dryer is a mud brick construction built close to the ground using low-cost materials for all its parts. Practical Action Nepal has promoted this type of dryer in remote parts of the country. ...

Neil Noble, Published on 2009

Construction and Maintenance of the Solar Fish Drier

This fact sheet details materials, equipment, and basic construction techniques needed for the solar fish drier.

Practical Action, Published on 2010

Drying Apricots

Dried apricots are a popular product worldwide. They are relatively easy to dry and are a good source of vitamin A and iron.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Drying Chillies

Chilli is the most popular spice in the world and a native to Mexico, but now grown in most parts of the world. There are at least 150 different types.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Drying of Foods

The drying of food results in longer preservation and ease of transport (lighter). This fact sheet describes some of the requirements for food drying to retain maximum nutrients and aesthetics, and...

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2007

Drying Vegetables

This document describes how to dry vegetables for preservation.

Practical Action, Published on 2011

Drying Vegetables

Good options for drying vegetables are detailed here.

Practical Action, Published on 2011

DRYIT - Construccion de la Secadora de Bandejas

Guía completa sobre cómo construir esta secadora de bandejas. Do a better description like English one? Comprehensive guide on how to make Practical Action's tray dryer, consisting of a cabinet of...

Barrie Axtell;Andrew Jones, Published by Practical Action on 2011

DRYIT Batch Tray Dryer

This drawing shows a double chamber batch dryer used for drying foods and herbs

Andrew Russell

DRYIT Batch Tray Dryer in Zip dwg file

Drawings show a double chamber batch dryer used for drying foods and herbs in Zip dwg files.

Andrew Russell, Published on 2015

DRYIT Semi-continuous Tray Dryer

Engineering drawings for the DRYIT - a semi-continous tray dryer. See other guides on how to make and use the dryer.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 2006

DRYIT Semi-continuous Tray Dryer: Construction Video

This video provides some guidelines on the construction of the tray dryer developed by Practical Action.

Barrie Axtell

DRYIT Semi-continuous Tray Dryer: How to make it

Comprehensive guide on how to make Practical Action's tray dryer, consisting of a cabinet of trays and connected to a thermostatically controlled heat source.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 2006

DRYIT Semi-continuous Tray Dryer: How to use it

A comprehensive guide on how to use this tray dryer - you can dry herbs, fruit, vegetables, and even colouring materials and textiles. Temperature control, equipment and timing are important.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 2006

DRYIT Small Semi-continuous Tray Dryer

Engineering drawings for the DRYIT semi-continuous tray dryer.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 2007

DRYIT Small Semi-Continuous Tray Dryer

Engineering drawings for the DRYIT semi-continuous tray dryer.

Barrie Axtell, Published on 2007

Evaluation of the Hoffman Kiln Technology

Evaluation of Hoffmann kiln technology for a low cost solid waste incinerator

Andrew Russell;Roberto Vogel, Published by Practical Action Consulting on 1999

Le Sechage des Abricots

Dried apricots are a popular product worldwide. They are relatively easy to dry and are a good source of vitamin A, iron and sugar.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2011

Production de Piment Sec

Le piment (Capsicum annum) est originaire du Mexique mais est maintenant cultivé et utilisé dans la plupart des régions du monde.

Sue Azam-Ali, Dr, Published on 2008

Secadora de Bandejas

El término de 'secadora de bandejas' se aplica normalmente a pequeños sistemas industriales Guía completa sobre cómo hacer el secador de bandejas de Practical Action, el cual consiste en un...

Barrie Axtell, Published on 1995

 

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