Alvan Blanch

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For over 70 years Alvan Blanch have been manufacturing and specialising in the design and supply of machines and integrated systems for processing agricultural crops and waste materials.

The British built products are made using the latest in innovative design techniques and are of the highest quality to ensure they have a range of solutions for, the agricultural and environmental challenges of our ever-changing world – focusing on processing food more efficiently, and making better, safer use of our waste materials.

Alvan Blanch Grain Dryers

Alvan Blanch grain dryers are capable of processing an unparalleled range of granular crops, including soya beans, wheat, barley, grass seed, oats, rice, rapeseed, linseed and nuts, plus many others. Their drying systems are capable of handling exact farming requirements.

Alvan Blanch Continuous Double Flow Grain Dryer

This innovative grain dryer achieves uniform drying with any granular crop and is fully automated thanks to advanced sensors and controls. Thanks to its balanced and adjustable airflow, this ensures unbeatable performance even at low drying temperatures when drying malt, grass seeds or any other product sensitive to the temperature.

It is highly fuel efficient and offers a low fire risk compared to other drying systems.

Other features include:

  • Low installation cost
  • Dust control system
  • Precision and process control
  • No downtime between crops
  • Precise flow consistency
  • Stepless auto-speed control
  • Easy set up for every granular crop
  • Built in dust and chaff removal

Alvan Blanch Conveyor Dryer

No other range of dryers can match the variety and condition of materials that can be handled, making this a truly versatile dryer.

The dryer will handle most materials in any condition and provides a high quality dried product that preserves the nutrients and natural colour of the product.

It has a low noise output too making it more environmentally friendly.

Other features include:

  • Low temperature system
  • Precise flow consistency
  • Variable speed drives
  • Inbuilt reliability

Alvan Blanch Batch Dryer

Alvan Blanch Batch Dryers are the right solution for those in need of efficient simplicity thanks to a simple assembly process and galvanised steel components.

It is supplied flat packed and is easy to assemble and means it can be installed in usually hard to reach areas.

The dryer approximately removes up to 1-2% of moisture per hour and the louvered bed system ensures even drying on the whole drying bed surface using all heat and with no energy waste.

Other features include:

  • Affordable louvered bed drying
  • Easy to assemble and operate
  • Energy efficient
  • Flexible and bespoke

Alvan Blanch Grain Cleaning and Silo Storage

Alvan Blanch are able to offer complete post-harvest processing solutions from Grain and Seed cleaning, handling and the right storage for your granular crops.

Before grains can be ready for consumption or commercial use, it is essential that they are thoroughly cleaned. The cleaning process for seeds and grains minimises the risk of bacteria growth within them. An Alvan Blanch Grain and Seed Cleaning System is a complete solution for ensuring precise cleaning of a range of grains and seeds.

Once grain has been cleaned, it is essential that it is then stored correctly. Improper storage can lead to damage within the grain, and reverse all the work put in through other forms of processing.

Alvan Blanch Grain Cleaning Systems

The Alvan Blanch grain cleaning systems are highly efficient and versatile, and is capable of handling most seeds and grains, including wheat, barley, oats, maize, rice, sorghum, vegetable and oil seeds, and many others.

Alvan Blanch grain and seed cleaning systems are available in both static and mobile options, giving the option for added flexibility.

Everything about the Alvan Blanch grain cleaning system is designed for precise cleaning of grains and seeds. It is capable of removing large and small items of trash, alongside a grading process for rice and other grains.

Alvan Blanch Handling and Storage

Once grain has been cleaned, it is essential that it is then stored correctly. Improper storage can lead to damage within the grain, and reverse all the work put in through or other forms of processing.

An Alvan Blanch bulk handling and storage system works to retain the value of your crops, providing peace of mind through harvest, and beyond.

Options include:

  • Bulk grain storage bins
  • Grain silos
  • Bucket elevators
  • Tubular screw conveyor (auger)
  • Belt conveyor
  • Chain and flight conveyors