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Turn-key construction of an atomisation installation for various products obtained from the transformation of chicory into inulin


ORAFTI – Raffinerie Tirlemontoise

General contractor

De Smet Engineers & Contractors

Scope of works

Detailed design, project management (supply, construction, erection and commissioning)

Industrial operation


Plant capacity

For each of the 2 atomisers
2 to 3.5 tons dry matter per hour, depending on the product quality

Processing units
  • 2 Niro atomisers of 11.2 m diameter
  • 2 x 2 dedusting cyclones and one gas washer per atomiser
  • 1 fluid bed cooler per atomiser
  • Pneumatic transports
  • Bagging in 25 kg bags
  • Completely automated palletizing and pallet wrapping
  • Thermal fluid heating
  • Cooling and compressed air units