Nutec Bickley's Blog

Selection criteria for furnace burners

Nov 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM

When selecting the ideal burner for your application it is necessary to take into account the design characteristics of the application, the performance criteria and the following considerations:

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Manufacture of continuous galvanizing furnace lines

Oct 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM

Manufacturers of galvanizing lines usually encounter certain common challenges due to the small number of experts in this field, namely:

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Furnace pressure control with specialized dampers

Jul 8, 2019 5:30:00 PM

Often when our customers report problems with temperature uniformity or high fuel consumption, we can pinpoint a mismatch in their combustion equipment as a possible cause.

However, the issues are very often related to the furnace’s internal pressure – something that is usually easier to address in...

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Aluminum in the automotive industry

Jul 3, 2019 10:36:23 AM

Aluminum is considered a growth market today but has been a key material for automakers from the very beginning.

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Find out more about our HiRam® LNI™ burners with low NOₓ emissions

Jun 30, 2019 3:58:00 PM

The emission of contaminants in the combustion processes of various industries is an important issue to consider if we want to comply with regulations that protect public health and the environment.

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Celebrating with the IHEA

Jun 20, 2019 4:56:46 PM

Nutec Bickley is a recognized name across the North American furnace scene and, of course, is an active member of the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA). This year is a special one for this influential body as it is the 90th anniversary of its formation.

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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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