Nutec Bickley's Blog

Nutec Bickley’s Engineering Department – innovating with the latest technologies

Mar 20, 2020 10:00:00 AM

From the early days of the department around 1990 we started engineering our furnaces with cutting-edge tools such as CAD (2D computer-aided design) and then, in the year 2000, evolved to use 3D software tools.

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Options for furnace temperature control

Mar 11, 2020 9:04:12 PM

The main aim of the temperature control function is to keep a furnace operating within certain predefined values and it is composed of two main parts:

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45th Anniversary - Nutec Group

Feb 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM

February the 18th 1975 marked the first day in the life of Nutec Group, a family-owned company that over time has become a recognized leader in the world of industrial heating and high-temperature insulation. Throughout the intervening period, the company has experienced several different...

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Heat recovery opportunities in aluminum smelters

Feb 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

One of the biggest deterrents against use of waste heat recuperators and boilers in aluminum smelting furnaces is the use of chemicals to make molten metal flow.

Many of these compounds contain chlorine or fluorine, which react with the hydrogen in the metal to form hydrogen chloride or hydrogen...

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Benefits of having a custom furnace vs a standard furnace

Feb 18, 2020 1:57:11 PM

Frequently, our industry customers have special needs due to the processes that they carry out or the particular materials used during production.

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Here’s what our President had to say this week about past success and future plans

Jan 24, 2020 9:45:41 AM

This is a timely moment to reflect briefly on last year’s achievements and to look forward to plans for 2020.

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Gas flow control in tunnel kilns for greater operational efficiency

Jan 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Tunnel kilns are the most efficient in the industry, being used regularly in factories with high continuous production, since the fuel production/consumption ratio is high.

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Annual furnace safety system reviews

Jan 9, 2020 1:18:36 PM

When working with high temperatures using natural gas, if an industrial furnace does not have its safety regulatory instruments properly adjusted it is almost as if we had a time bomb waiting to explode in our plant.

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Electromechanical installation of cast iron molding lines

Dec 30, 2019 11:53:18 AM

Iron foundry is a very specialized industry in both equipment and machinery. That is why commonly in new projects, repairs and maintenance, contractors and installers often encounter problems due to the lack of experience of suppliers in the industry:Some examples of these difficulties are:

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Prevention of gas-fueled explosions and fires

Dec 12, 2019 4:53:37 PM

Boiler burners, process furnaces and incinerators must be properly protected against gas-fueled fires and explosions in the event of some combustion system failure.

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