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Kiln Loading/Unloading in Ceramic Sanitaryware Factories

May 29, 2019 12:59:33 PM

There are several options when it comes to sanitaryware kiln loading and unloading, and the associated marshalling and storage equipment. Kiln car design also has its part to play.

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When is it best to refurbish your industrial furnace, and when not?

May 8, 2019 6:00:00 PM

A refurbishment or technology upgrade in an industrial furnace helps increase the efficiency and safety of the systems. There are three main areas that can be upgraded, according to the user's requirements:

  1. Insulation
  2. Combustion System
  3. Control System

These improvements can be made through a...

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The benefits of good control of furnace air/fuel ratios and how to calculate them

May 3, 2019 6:00:28 PM

Depending on the process to be carried out, industrial furnaces ideally operate with stoichiometric air/fuel ratio (also known as ‘correct ratio’), with which we make sure we burn the fuel completely without an excess of air.

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Find out about our proprietary technologies that help boost your productivity

Mar 25, 2019 1:34:13 PM

All companies carrying out combustion processes in their production seek to achieve a better use of their resources and produce more while spending less, so we've taken on the challenge of finding new ways to improve the efficiency of your operation.

Discover more about our insulation and...

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Use of furnace data for establishing a predictive maintenance plan

Mar 13, 2019 8:00:06 PM

Currently, many companies plan maintenance periods for their furnaces based solely on a fixed schedule.

Now, using data collected by the new tools offered by Industry 4.0, it is already possible to improve these maintenance plans to make them predictive wich means operators can act at the most...

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PLC functions in industrial furnace control systems

Feb 26, 2019 10:15:20 AM

The PLC (programmable logic controller) is the device responsible for controlling furnace processes. A PLC has complex data acquisition systems, remote access and event alert capabilities.

Learn more about PLCs, their advantages and their importance in furnace combustion processes.

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Learn about our Jointless™ insulation system

Nov 21, 2018 6:19:09 PM

One of the main distinguishing features of our kilns is the Jointless™ ceramic fiber insulation system, which has clearly been shown to provide a longer useful life in industrial kilns and to reduce the risks of contamination when used together with our Macro Modules.

In this article we will...

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Benefits of the IMPS system in our ceramic kilns

Oct 11, 2018 10:30:18 AM

In an interview with our VP Ceramics, Rodrigo González, we talked about the IMPS system, its applications and benefits in industrial kiln combustion processes. Learn more about this solution and the advantages it offers your own operation.

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Advantages offered by our SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System)

Oct 11, 2018 10:30:13 AM

We realize that companies that are determined to effect a transformation in their manufacturing processes face critical situations on a daily basis and rely on reliable and timely indicative information vital to their operations.

Despite this, in some factories it’s still not unusual to come...

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Nutec Bickley Acquires Olson Industries

May 26, 2018 12:12:34 PM

Nutec Bickley (Monterrey, Mexico), the international leader in the design and manufacture of innovative and efficient industrial furnaces, ovens, ceramic kilns, and combustion systems, has announced the key asset acquisition of Olson Industries (Burgettstown, PA, USA).

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