IDX Instant drying

Production of highly digestible feather meals and blood meals via instant low impact drying technology

Technical features

  • Extremely short residence time (few seconds)
  • Simultaneous instant drying and grinding (no need of additional milling step)
  • Microbiological contamination is mitigated (no dead zones or product holdup) / easy sanitization
  • Small foot print (easy to retrofit existing plant)
  • Operational flexibility / easy to operate (start / stop)
  • Easy maintenance
  • Easy cleanability

Product features

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    Feather meal features

    High digestibility positively impacts nutritional efficiency

    • Higher inclusion rate in formulation
    • Improved formulation cost efficiency
    • Lower discharge to the environment (nitrogen)

    Smaller particle size facilitates use in processing

    • Very homogeneous product
    • Improves the extrusion process, enables easy inclusion in small pellet sizes
    • Less load on grinding step
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    Blood meal features
    • Spray dried quality
    • Excellent digestibility
    • Bright red color
    • Reliable and stable product characteristics
Partnership with Haarslev

Haarslev is partnering with Tessenderlo Group to combine their respective experience in the field of the production of highly digestible feather meals and blood meals via gentle drying technologies, promoted under the brands IDX for spin flash dryers and VDX for vacuum disc dryers.

For more information, please see the blood processing brochure of Haarslev.