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Product Showcase: Tunnel Kilns

May 26, 2018 12:26:01 PM

Tunnel kilns become the most efficient and consistent firing method when required volumes become large and consistent. They have become significantly more flexible in recent years with intelligent controls but they still demand higher production capacities.

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Kilns for Ceramics: Industries Served

May 26, 2018 12:18:02 PM

For many years Nutec Bickley have been manufacturing kilns for different industries and different years have proved busy in different areas. We have often found that if kilns for Ceramics have been busy then kilns for the Metal Industries have been quiet and visa versa. 2017 is shaping up to be...

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Crossing the line – firing ceramic sanitaryware under 1,000 Kcal per kg of ware.

May 26, 2018 12:17:10 PM

Over the past years, much have been said about specific fuel consumption on tunnel kilns in sanitaryware plants.

A lot of information can be found in trade magazines, advertising and social media about this important topic. However, in real life, very few kilns out there can do this.

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Nutec Bickley selected to supply kilns to fire Ceramic Colors

May 26, 2018 12:16:25 PM

On the 1st quarter of 2017, Nutec Bickley got awarded with a contract to supply 5 shuttle kilns and 2 tunnel kilns to fire ceramic colors.

The kilns to be supplied on this project, will integrate all the latest technology developments such as:

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High Temperature Kilns: Firing Ceramics Using Energy Recovery Technology

May 26, 2018 10:55:23 AM

As the subject of energy consumption in the ceramic industry remains at the forefront for all manufacturers, and at a time when the potential problems around supply and tariffs resonate more and more each day, it’s good to know that there’s a proven technology to which people can turn to ensure...

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Nutec Bickley an Ideal Partner for a Very Efficient Firing Process

May 26, 2018 10:45:47 AM

Nutec Bickley have combined the experience of three companies who have been serving the sanitaryware industry for more than 50 years. Grupo Nutec, through its subsidiary Nutec Industrial, started making kilns for sanitaryware in the early 1990’s, during an era which was experiencing an amazing...

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Analyzing Pulse System on a Shuttle Kiln

May 26, 2018 10:43:47 AM

One of the possible firing modes on Nutec Bickley’s shuttle kilns is the pulse system.

On this mode, some burners are fired with a high output, meanwhile other burners are fired with a lower output. Viewing a velocity contour you can see that 8 burners are on high fire meanwhile there are just 4...

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Shuttle Kilns for Ceramics – Firing Flexibility

May 25, 2018 9:52:55 PM

IMPS® – Nutec Bickley’s Pulse Firing SystemWhile the concept of pulse firing is not new, not all pulse firing systems are built the same.Nutec Bickley and GFC Kilns (An Australian Company bought by Nutec Bickley in 2008) are pioneers on pulse firing technology and have been manufacturing ...

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Carbell Kiln: Breathing New Life into Old Kilns

May 25, 2018 9:42:39 PM

CARBELL KILNS: Breathing New Life into Old Kilns

Saint Gobain Abrasives USA have chosen Nutec Bickley to breathe new life into 3 older kilns by undertaking a complete retrofit of their Top hat kilns originally installed in 1993.

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