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Electric ovens: Pros and cons

Feb 28, 2022 10:18:00 AM

Due to recent concern about environmental pollution from gas furnaces, many industrial furnaces users opted to convert their equipment to electrical operation.

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Convert your gas-fired ovens to electric to prevent global warming

Feb 22, 2022 10:30:14 AM

When fossil fuels are burned, they release large amounts of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into the air. Greenhouse gases trap heat in our atmosphere, causing global warming.

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Basic components of industrial furnace gas trains

Jan 20, 2022 3:00:00 PM

The main function of a gas train is to regulate fuel pressure, where in the event of a safety failure its role is to shut off the gas flow.

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How to interpret your furnace gas analysis data?

Dec 23, 2021 5:00:00 PM

Gas analysis involves measurements carried out in thermal equipment with combustion systems in order to quantify the gases generated as a result of the combustion of air and a fuel within the equipment.

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8 key steps to improve the energy efficiency of your industrial furnaces

Dec 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Optimizing your industrial furnaces’ energy efficiency is a matter of vital importance for two main reasons:

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6 potentially serious furnace problems that you can resolve with appropriate corrective maintenance

Oct 29, 2021 11:00:00 AM

There are certain common problems affecting industrial furnaces that need to be addressed as rapidly as is possible, since otherwise they can significantly impair the equipment’s operation.

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Recommendations for having the appropriate combustion system pipework in place

Oct 25, 2021 11:23:10 AM

It’s not unusual to see combustion installations malfunctioning due to incorrectly sized pipes.

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Failure to conduct industrial furnace audits – four potential problems

Sep 30, 2021 2:00:00 PM

One best practice action is to carry out periodic checks on industrial furnaces to avoid combustion and control problems, poor operating performance, use of discontinued components, and non-compliance with safety regulations.

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The differences between HMI and SCADA

Aug 30, 2021 7:01:34 PM

The main feature of both HMIs and SCADA systems is that they have a screen to control manufacturing equipment, show process information, graphs, trends, etc.

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Low-temperature convection ovens (below 500ºC/930°F) – items you need to check

Aug 26, 2021 4:42:18 PM

Due to the need to make cars and other vehicles lighter, the automotive industry began to make vehicle fenders with aluminum.

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