Crossing the line – firing ceramic sanitaryware under 1,000 Kcal per kg of ware.

Over the past years, much have been said about specific fuel consumption on tunnel kilns in sanitaryware plants. A lot of information can be found in trade magazines, advertising and social media about this important topic. However, in real life, very few kilns out there can do this. While looking at the fuel usage variable, […]

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Product Showcase: Tunnel Kilns

Tunnel kilns become the most efficient and consistent firing method when required volumes become large and consistent. They have become significantly more flexible in recent years with intelligent controls but they still demand higher production capacities. This means different quantities for different products but a normal size for Sanitaryware would be 80-120m long and 3.5m […]

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High Temperature Kilns: Firing Ceramics Using Energy Recovery Technology

As the subject of energy consumption in the ceramic industry remains at the forefront for all manufacturers, and at a time when the potential problems around supply and tariffs resonate more and more each day, it’s good to know that there’s a proven technology to which people can turn to ensure they get more out […]

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Nutec Bickley an Ideal Partner for a Very Efficient Firing Process.

Nutec Bickley have combined the experience of three companies who have been serving the sanitaryware industry for more than 50 years. Grupo Nutec, through its subsidiary Nutec Industrial, started making kilns for sanitaryware in the early 1990’s, during an era which was experiencing an amazing growth in the sanitaryware industry across America. During the 90’s, Nutec Industrial […]

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Shuttle Kilns with Jointless Fibre Linings

For more than 12 years now Nutec Bickley has been successfully installing fibre kiln linings using a jointless system and the results have always been excellent. The reduction of joins where traditional modules meet has improved the insulation properties as well as increasing the overall lifetime of the lining.  Read more……Jointless fibre Linings for Ceramic […]

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Shuttle Kilns for Ceramics – Firing Flexibility

IMPS® – Nutec Bickley’s Pulse Firing System While the concept of pulse firing is not new, not all pulse firing systems are built the same. Nutec Bickley and GFC Kilns (An Australian Company bought by Nutec Bickley in 2008) are pioneers on pulse firing technology and have been manufacturing kilns using pulse firing systems for […]

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Carbell Kiln: Breathing New Life into Old Kilns

  CARBELL KILNS: Breathing New Life into Old Kilns   Saint Gobain Abrasives USA have chosen Nutec Bickley to breathe new life into 3 older kilns by undertaking a complete retrofit of their Carbell kilns originally installed in 1993. Saint-Gobain Abrasives is the largest global abrasive supplier for bonded, coated, non-woven and super abrasives as […]

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