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Nutec Bickley's Blog

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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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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