Airco DIET is the World Leader in Tobacco Expansion with more than 100 DIET (Dry Ice Expanded Tobacco) Plants built worldwide over its 35 year history; many of which have been turn-key installation projects. 40 DIET Plants have been built by Airco DIET over 10 years, enabling continuous product development, while supplying the markets’ most advanced and reliable DIET plants, producing the best possible DIET product.
DIET does not leave any traces of expansion agent in the final product!
continuous technology improvement.
The constant commitment to innovation within Airco DIET has led to the introduction and commercialization of the “C” Tower in the DIET Plant Hot End, which provides highly improved heat transfer during the drying process, with much higher product yield and significantly less degradation of the expanded tobacco product.
Other recent improvements include the addition of a 3rd stage CO2 recovery unit to minimize CO2 usage and have a more environmentally friendly operation and further, a completely new standardized small 300 kg/hr DIET Plant, which allows for both much lower capital and installation costs.
Achieve over 100% expansion and reduce filler costs.
Obtain a powerful tool in the design of modern tobacco products.
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are now even more environmental friendly with the lowest utility consumptions per kilo of produced DIET. But it is not only the new Airco DIET plants that feature the newest and most optimal utility savings. Also exsisting DIET plants can lower the utility usage and achieve significant cost savings.
Examples are Airco DIET’s Third Stage CO2 Recovery which provides considerable savings in CO2 usage in an order of 0.2 kg of CO2 saved per kilo of produced DIET tobacco. Several of the 3rd. stage recovery systems have already been installed worldwide. Cutting CO2 consumption to less than 0.2 kg of CO2 per kilo of produced DIET tobacco.
Airco DIET also offers an additional Heat Recovery system which provide up to 30% savings in fuel with a lowered stack temperature of just above 200°C.
The heat recovery systems are being installed worldwide and have proven to lower emission temperatures and provide major fuel savings.