Van Air MHL Series Mini Heatless Dryers
(3-50 SCFM)

The Van Air MHL Series Mini Heatless Compressed Air Dryer is suited for small volumes of compressed air in 3-50 scfm flow rates. The MHL Series dryers deliver -40°F to -100°F dew points for your vital pneumatic equipment and processes. Many options are available for the units and listed below.

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  • Solid state timer with LED display for visual monitoring and built-in timer memory
  • Low air velocity through the desiccant bed for efficient drying
  • Large internal air passages to minimize pressure drop
  • Only 8 threaded components, 75% fewer potential leak points than competitive brands
  • Easily serviceable components
  • NEMA 4 electrical rating is standard
  • Moisture indicator
  • Tower pressure gauges
MHL3 MHL6 MHL9 MHL12 MHL16 MHL25 MHL35 MHL50
Flows (SCFM) at 100 PSIG
Inlet Flow 3 6 9 12 16 25 35 50
Purge Flow 0.8 1.6 2.4 3.2 3.4 5.4 7.8 10.8
Outlet Flow 2.2 4.4 6.6 8.8 12.6 19.6 27.2 39.2
*Flows (SCFM) at 150 PSIG
Inlet Flow 4.2 8.4 12.9 17.2 22.5 35.9 50.3 71.9
Purge Flow 0.8 1.5 2.4 3.3 3.4 5.5 8 11.1
Outlet Flow 3.4 6.9 10.5 13.9 19.1 30.4 42.3 60.8
*Flows (SCFM) at 50 PSIG
Inlet Flow 1.7 3.4 5.1 6.8 9 14.1 19.6 28.2
Purge Flow 0.7 1.4 2.1 2.8 3 4.8 7.7 9.7
Outlet Flow 1 2 3 4 6 9.3 11.9 18.5
*with orifice change
Additional Specifications
Inlet / Outlet Ports 3/8″ 1/2″
Power Requirements 115 VAC, Single Phase, 50/60 Hz or 230 VAC, Single Phase, 50/60 Hz
Maximum Temperature 120°F ambient
Maximum Pressure 150 PSIG
Outlet Dew Point -40°F pressure dew point (PDP) with 100°F saturated inlet
Weight 8 lbs 9 lbs 10 lbs 11 lbs 29 lbs 34 lbs 59 lbs 65 lbs
Dimensions
H W D P A B  MHL drawing
MHL3 13.6″ 7.4″ 5.2″ 9.3″ 5.8″ 2.8″
MHL6 18.2″ 7.4″ 5.2″ 13″ 5.8″ 2.8″
MHL9 17.3″ 7.4″ 5.2″ 12.1″ 5.8″ 2.8″
MHL12 21.1″ 7.4″ 5.2″ 14.9″ 5.8″ 2.8″
MHL16 33″ 9.5″ 6.5″ 20.7″ 7″ 23.6″
MHL25 41.9″ 9.5″ 6.5″ 29.6″ 7″ 32.4″
MHL35 39.3″ 10″ 7″ 26.5″ 9″ 30.1″
MHL50 46.3″ 10″ 7″ 33.5″ 9″ 37.1″
Note: All MHL16-50 dryers are shown with bracket top and bottom.
MHL3-12 has single 4-hole bracket.
Notes:
RECOMMENDED FILTRATION -
Inlet: F200-55-1/2-C-AD-PD6; Outlet: F200-55-1/2-RB-MD-PD6
  • Floor Stand Kit
  • Explosion Proof Box (Class 1, Groups C&D, Nema 7,9)
  • High Dewpoint indicator w/light alarm contact
  • Dew Point Monitor w/Digital readout
  • Visual moisture indicator
  • Air bearings
  • Air brushings
  • Air operated pumps
  • Air turbines
  • Cable pressurization
  • Car wash controls
  • Dental offices
  • Gas chromatographs
  • Graphic printers
  • Laboratory instruments
  • Point-of-use drying for pneumatic tools and processes

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