This fully stainless-steel dehydrator is made for ongoing commercial use with (16) 16" x 16" trays and our high-efficiency forced air convection system, you can dehydrate your food at industrial rates. This gives you a total of over 27 sq. ft of dehydrating rack space. This model comes with a 99-hour digital timer and adjustable temperature of 85-195°F or ambient mode. With a limited 1.5kW power draw, this highly efficient model pulls up to 50% less energy than other models on the market for the same dry times. Run-on "Timer" mode if you desire for it to shut off automatically. Our Food Grade 304 Stainless Steel mesh trays allow food to cook evenly on both sides without the need to rotate or turn food over while dehydrating. If you need solid trays for things like flour and grains just let us know or simply apply wax or baking paper to the mesh trays. Perfect for fruits, nuts, jerky, biltong, vegetables, and more
Convective heat transfer, often referred to simply as convection, is the transfer of heat from one place to another by the movement of gases or fluid. Although often discussed as a distinct method of heat transfer, convective heat transfer involves the combined processes of unknown conduction (heat diffusion) and advection (heat transfer by bulk air flow).
ENERGY SAVING PATENTED TECHNOLOGY
Using our patented Power-Throttling Technology, these units will not use their full power rating. Instead, they will adjust according to the temperature set for the chamber. Energy efficiency is increased from a traditional drying oven due to this patented design, becoming 35~45% more efficient.
Our hot air circulation system adopts a uniform and efficient airflow throughout the unit. The wind source is driven by the circulating blower, which forces the air through the heating coils, where it is then taken into the oven’s inner chamber. The used moist air is then sucked back into the air duct to be expelled and the hot air recirculated.
Why choose a benchfoods dehydrator?
Here is a number of reasons we can’t be compared with the rest
COMMERCIAL GRADE QUALITY
Our entire product line is commercial grade stainless steel inside and out. Built for the demand of ongoing commercial use. These units are easy to clean, maintain, and most important food safe.
99 hour timer
Designed for all products and industries in mind, our 99-hour timer will cover anything you might need to dehydrate for more than a full day of drying time.
85-195°F PRECISION THERMOSTATS
Get the quality outcome you're looking for with our precision thermostats. Outstanding temperature control and temperature hold anywhere from 85-195°F.
DOUBLE-WALLED STAINLESS STEEL
Double-walled stainless steel allows for better energy efficiency by keeping the heat where it belongs, inside the drying chamber. This feature also keeps the sides of the machine cool to touch.
HORIZONTAL AIR FLOW
No need to rotate trays or flip product mid-cycle. Our units use horizontal airflow technology to create even drying across all trays every time.
TIME AND TEMP MEMORY
The unit remembers the last time and temperature setting from your previous batch making it easier and quicker if repeating the same recipes in future batches.
TEMPERED GLASS PANEL
These completely food-safe glass panels allow you to operate the controls while wearing food safety gloves. Cleaning them is super easy and they can withstand impacts of 10,000 pounds per square inch, making them perfect for the commercial environment.
AMBIENT AIR MODE
If you desire to dry your product using fans only and no heat, simply set the temperature to 00 on the control panel. This can be great for drying products such as herbs, biltong and some seafoods.
POWERFUL FULLY SEALED MOTORS
Waterproof fan motors feature top-grade dual ball bearings and pure copper coils with an ideal dehydrating motor speed of 1800rpm.
GLASS OBSERVATION WINDOW
Our heat-resistant tempered glass windows are extremely strong and don’t let any heat escape. Able to withstand an impact of 10,000 pounds per square inch. They can also withstand temperatures of up to 500°F.
PREMIUM FOOD-GRADE TRAYS
Our food-grade 304 stainless steel trays are made for the ongoing demand of the commercial food environment. They are easy to clean & maintain, dishwasher safe and are non-corrosive.
STRONG CASTOR WHEELS
Our lockable caster wheels make moving the unit into place and moving them for cleaning extremely easy. Once you get the unit where you want it to stay, simply lock it into place.
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Analogue controls offer a simple push button operation, easy for anyone to use. Temperature controls are still shown and programmed on a digital display to ensure accuracy of operation. Our exhaust valve allows you to throttle the amount of air that is recirculated back into the chamber from the previous cycle.
We produce industrial-grade stainless steel heating coils. Extremely robust, these heating coils are wrapped in fins positioned along the entire length of the coil itself. These fins help to radiate the heat into the passing air, making them much more efficient than standard heating elements.
AIR DISTRIBUTION Panel Technology
Our units are fitted with dynamic airflow panels which have been lasered for precision. These panels create back pressure from the heating chamber and redistribute the hot dry air consistently across every tray giving you even drying throughout the chamber.
Product warrants to the ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASER of this product that if it is purchased through an AUTHORIZED COMMERCIAL DEHYDRATORS AMERICA RETAILER, or directly from the factory and operated in accordance with the printed instruction accompanying it, then for a period of 3 years from the date of purchase the product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship.
To obtain warranty service, an original or copy of the sales receipt from the original authorized retailer is required. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD RETAIN YOUR SALES SLIP OR INVOICE.
If your commercial dehydrator needs warranty service, please contact our Technical Support Department. In most cases, technical problems can be corrected over the phone. Tech support can be reached via telephone or email
Shipping: Standard Domestic Shipping is included in your Industrial Unit price. These units are made to order and will take around 10-12 weeks to your door.
Returns: As these units are built to order and often have specific modifications to an individual customer, returns are not accepted unless due to manufacturing issues that are unable to be resolved from a technician servicing.