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Why we are the automatic choice for firing technical ceramics

May 3, 2021 6:14:14 PM

Leading manufacturers of technical ceramics have become increasingly important customers for Nutec Bickley over the past 20 years. The quality and reliability of kilns for this sector are crucial factors since in many cases expensive feedstock means that rejects are unacceptable, and also firing...

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Kiln insulating fiber: to cover or not to cover?

Mar 24, 2021 6:37:00 PM

Jointless kiln insulation, without use of cordierite

by Adam Slater, International Sales Director

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High Quality Kiln Relines: Improving performance – saving fuel – reducing future maintenance

Sep 30, 2020 11:28:00 AM

Nutec Bickley has demonstrated its expertise in ceramic kiln relines over many decades, a vital service that offers many benefits to our customers, not least extended operational life for major items of capital equipment. In the majority of cases this work involves the use of special fiber...

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4 problems that our sanitaryware shuttle kilns will help you solve

Apr 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At Nutec Bickley we are renowned across the world for constantly innovating with our combustion and control systems.

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Benefits of having a custom furnace vs a standard furnace

Feb 18, 2020 1:57:11 PM

Frequently, our industry customers have special needs due to the processes that they carry out or the particular materials used during production.

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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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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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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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Software options that we use in the design and development of our kilns, in order to reduce operating costs

Jan 18, 2019 12:21:01 PM

At Nutec Bickley we work with different tools that allow us to generate substantial savings and to increase process efficiency for our clients.

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