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Electronic Components & Devices

Pre-Heating Soundproof Sheets

Infrared Heat for Automotive Interior Parts By installing a carbon infra-red system to pre-heat acoustic soundproofing sheets prior to molding, Faurecia has significantly reduced production cycle times and virtually eliminated maintenance costs and machine down-time on one of its major molding machines. An essential part of the molding process is the pre-heating of the PE-EVA (polyethylene...

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Infrared and the Auto Racing Industry

Keeping Tires at Their Optimum Operating Temperature An infrared heating system, developed by Tyre Technology, of Holmfirth, and using infrared heaters from Heraeus Noblelight, is helping to ensure that the tires of some of the cars taking part in the new A1 Grand Prix are at their optimum operating temperature at the start of every race. The system has already been used successfully by various...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Infrared Heater Provides A Rapid Cure

The Rapid Curing of Paint and Lacquer on Plastics An infrared oven from Heraeus Noblelight is providing drying and curing of paint and lacquer on injection molded keypads in less than 20% of the time it would take with a convection oven at the Plymouth factory of Kestrel Injection Moulders Ltd. Kestrel produces a wide range of products for major companies in the UK and Europe in the electronics,...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Infrared Heat For Lamination

IR Heaters Increase Quality of Chip Boards Fast response medium wave Infrared heaters for lamination A fast response, medium wave infrared drying system, from Heraeus Noblelight, is helping MFI to achieve improved quality control in the manufacture of laminated chip board. MFI produces laminated chipboard for worktops, kitchen surfaces and wardrobes. The process involves feeding the sheets of...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Drying For High-Speed Printing

CIR Heaters from Heraeus Noblelight Cut Energy Bills By using carbon infrared (CIR) emitters from Heraeus Noblelight to achieve the rapid print drying demanded by their high speed print heads, The Lettershop Group, of Leeds has achieved significant savings in energy and running costs compared with their previous short wave infrared system. As it is air-cooled rather than water-cooled, the new...

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HVAC

Infrared Helps Chocolate Keep Its Temper

Achieving Better Control of Quality of Candies Carbon infrared heating systems are helping Magna Specialty Confectioners to achieve better control over the quality of their filled chocolate products, as well as saving energy and space when compared with the previous chocolate heating system. Magna Specialty Confectioners make a wide range of chocolates, under contract, for most of the well-known...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Drying Coating On Non-Slip Paper Mats

Heraeus Improves Disposable Tray Mats A carbon infrared system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping Orvec International to achieve the quality of non-slip coating required on disposable tray mats to meet the stringent demands of major passenger airlines. Orvec International is a world leader in the design and manufacture of hazard protective work wear and passenger care products. Its range of...

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Infrared Heaters Help Plastic Welding

Improving the Production Process An infrared welding system, using special-purpose infrared heaters from Heraeus Noblelight, has helped Hepworth Drainage to improve the quality of an inspection chamber assembly production process, while eliminating any environmental problems associated with a hot melt adhesive technique that was formerly used. Hepworth Drainage is one of the largest manufacturers...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Infrared Booster Speeds Up Manufacture

Powder Coating of Metal Housings A Belgian company manufactures metal compressors for small cooler units and these are coated with a powder lacquer during the course of their manufacture. To ensure that the coating process did not continue to restrict manufacture, modifications were carried out to the existing dryer. First of all, the existing long wave infrared emitters which had previously been...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Infrared Heat and Brake Pads

Heraeus Aids in the Powder Coating of Brake Pads By installing an infrared oven from Heraeus Noblelight, Federal Mogul has eliminated a previous bottleneck and quadrupled the productivity of curing a powder coating of a range of brake pads. Federal Mogul supplies brake pads, shoes and linings. An important stage in the production of brake pads is the application of an anti-corrosion coating,...

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