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Configuration of firing lines in intermittent kilns

Sep 26, 2019 10:10:37 AM

The arrangement of burners inside a kiln is a key factor in obtaining the best possible temperature uniformity.

This uniformity is especially critical in the ceramic industry, as otherwise products can be damaged or have quality flaws.

Below, we will talk about the types of firing line...

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Nutec Bickley Makes Further Addition to Sanitaryware Portfolio

Sep 12, 2019 1:42:35 PM

Demonstrating once again that we are recognized all around the world for expertise, performance, reliability and value when it comes to firing ceramics, Nutec Bickley is in the process of comprehensively testing its latest kiln for the sector. As usual, all testing is taking place at our...

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NFPA 86-2019 (Class A oven and furnace design): minimizing dangers related to fire or explosions

Aug 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Industrial ovens and furnaces classified as NFPA 86 Class A are those used to heat products that release flammable vapors or gases, so certain special precautions are required in order to avoid explosions.

Below, we will talk about the regulations established by the NFPA (National Fire...

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Nutec Bickley Shines in Bright World of Metals

Aug 12, 2019 5:45:04 PM

Nutec Bickley has returned from its highly successful participation in THERMPROCESS that, alongside GIFA, NEWCAST and METEC, make up the world renowned Bright World of Metals event. This year, with an offering of 2,360 exhibitors spread cross 12 halls in Düsseldorf, the massive exhibition...

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The installation of ceramic fiber insulation

Aug 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Although we might think that the installation of insulation in an industrial furnace is a simple matter, the reality is that when it is carried out without the appropriate engineering studies, it is most likely that we will later encounter some common problems, such as:

  • Heat leaks that are...

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Bold About Gold

Jul 31, 2019 1:13:00 PM

At the end of June, Nutec Bickley’s sales director Adam Slater was one of over 120 senior executives from around the world to participate in the first AusIMM Mining Leaders Forum to be held in London. AusIMM (The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy) provides services to professionals...

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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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