Nutec Bickley's Blog

Furnace pressure control with specialized dampers

Jul 8, 2019 5:30:00 PM

Often when our customers report problems with temperature uniformity or high fuel consumption, we can pinpoint a mismatch in their combustion equipment as a possible cause.

However, the issues are very often related to the furnace’s internal pressure – something that is usually easier to address...

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Aluminum in the automotive industry

Jul 3, 2019 10:36:23 AM

Aluminum is considered a growth market today but has been a key material for automakers from the very beginning.

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Find out more about our HiRam® LNI™ burners with low NOₓ emissions

Jun 30, 2019 3:58:00 PM

The emission of contaminants in the combustion processes of various industries is an important issue to consider if we want to comply with regulations that protect public health and the environment.

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Celebrating with the IHEA

Jun 20, 2019 4:56:46 PM

Nutec Bickley is a recognized name across the North American furnace scene and, of course, is an active member of the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA). This year is a special one for this influential body as it is the 90th anniversary of its formation.

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Combustion system for low pollutant emissions in high and low temperature furnaces

Jun 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

In combustion processes, two extremely harmful pollutants affecting people’s respiratory health are generated:

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Kiln Loading/Unloading in Ceramic Sanitaryware Factories

May 29, 2019 12:59:33 PM

There are several options when it comes to sanitaryware kiln loading and unloading, and the associated marshalling and storage equipment. Kiln car design also has its part to play.

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When is it best to refurbish your industrial furnace, and when not?

May 8, 2019 6:00:00 PM

A refurbishment or technology upgrade in an industrial furnace helps increase the efficiency and safety of the systems. There are three main areas that can be upgraded, according to the user's requirements:

  1. Insulation
  2. Combustion System
  3. Control System

These improvements can be made through a...

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The benefits of good control of furnace air/fuel ratios and how to calculate them

May 3, 2019 6:00:28 PM

Depending on the process to be carried out, industrial furnaces ideally operate with stoichiometric air/fuel ratio (also known as ‘correct ratio’), with which we make sure we burn the fuel completely without an excess of air.

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Nutec Bickley celebrates its 70th POC

Apr 24, 2019 10:05:02 AM

A Participative Organizational Council (POC) is one of the key forums for managing change within the Adizes Program for Organizational Transformation. The POC is part of a bottom-up communication channel that meets roughly once a month and helps organizations become more responsive and...

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Application of Nutec Bickley’s Jointless insulation system in steel heating

Apr 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the most common practices in the industry is to use ceramic fiber modules anchored in steel to insulate the inside of industrial furnaces, these modules usually coming in a standard size of 12in x 12in (30.5cm x 30.5cm).

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