VacuPress Drying Center


For customers requiring maximum throughput of kiln dried material, Vacutherm offers the VacuPress Drying Center.  This fully integrated and engineered solution fits kiln drying applications requiring expansion to 10MMBF or more per year.  An average of 1 or 2 employees can run a VacuPress Drying Center of 20MMBF or more per year.


– Vacuum Stacker :: automates stacking of lumber and heating plates
– Central Vacuum System :: (i.e. – 50HP required for 10MMBF per year of 4/4 hard maple)
– Trolley Loading System :: Internal and Transverse Trolleys enable one employee to load and unload kilns
– Extra Heating Plates :: plates for a extra load are included
– Steam or Hot Water Connections to existing customer boiler :: 1200BTU per BF
– TOUCHDRY Controls :: Remote monitoring
– Shipping
– Setup and Training

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