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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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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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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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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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