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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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Find out about our proprietary technologies that help boost your productivity

Mar 25, 2019 1:34:13 PM

All companies carrying out combustion processes in their production seek to achieve a better use of their resources and produce more while spending less, so we've taken on the challenge of finding new ways to improve the efficiency of your operation.

Discover more about our insulation and...

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Use of furnace data for establishing a predictive maintenance plan

Mar 13, 2019 8:00:06 PM

Currently, many companies plan maintenance periods for their furnaces based solely on a fixed schedule.

Now, using data collected by the new tools offered by Industry 4.0, it is already possible to improve these maintenance plans to make them predictive wich means operators can act at the most...

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PLC functions in industrial furnace control systems

Feb 26, 2019 10:15:20 AM

The PLC (programmable logic controller) is the device responsible for controlling furnace processes. A PLC has complex data acquisition systems, remote access and event alert capabilities.

Learn more about PLCs, their advantages and their importance in furnace combustion processes.

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Energy optimization in industrial kilns with our energy recovery systems (ERS)

Feb 8, 2019 12:00:46 PM

Our industrial kilns are specially designed to optimize energy efficiency by various means, one of the main opportunities being the recuperation of heat normally lost through the exhaust flue during the combustion process.

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