Nutec Bickley's Blog

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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Typical steps in a furnace ignition logic sequence

Jun 30, 2021 6:00:00 PM

When we talk about ignition logic, we are referring to the steps we need to follow to safely ignite a furnace in order to avoid explosions or unforeseen events.

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All about our burners from the Fives North American Magna-Flame line

May 21, 2021 2:15:11 PM

Fives North American's Magna-Flame burner has been serving the industrial furnace and boiler industry for over 25 years. With its more than 1,000 units in operation, this product helps the user to solve some of today’s environmental emissions problems.

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Software programs we use to design the best furnaces/kilns in the industry

Apr 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM

We know that a couple of a manufacturer’s main objectives are to optimize its operation and be a leader in its specialty.

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Options to prepare your furnaces for a possible natural gas shortage

Mar 26, 2021 2:48:06 PM

Mexico’s natural gas import demand is at a substantial level and relies on the USA being able to provide us with this resource. As Texas is one of the main producers of natural gas, an interruption in its production and distribution capacity would affect all of Mexico.

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Choosing the insulation system for your industrial furnaces / kilns

Jan 22, 2021 2:01:00 PM

Insulation is one of the components with the greatest influence on furnace performance.

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Key tasks to include in your burner maintenance program

Jun 15, 2020 6:00:00 PM

Burner maintenance is vital for optimal combustion and also to avoid excessive generation of pollution (CO, NOX, CO2 emissions).

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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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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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