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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Curing Powder Coatings on Gaskets

Saving Energy and Space With a Heraeus Infrared System By installing an infrared oven Klinger UK Ltd has been able to achieve significant savings in energy costs in the curing of powder coatings on a range of sealing gaskets at its Bradford manufacturing plant. In addition, the infrared system occupies less than half the space required by the previous gas-fired convection oven and has also...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Infrared Provides Bumper Results @ Honda

Increasing Efficiency of Bumper Spray Painting An infrared oven, fitted with fast response, medium wave heaters, from Heraeus Noblelight is helping to increase the efficiency of the spray painting of vehicle bumpers at Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd. Bumpers are painted with three coats. First a prime coat is applied, which is flashed off in a warm air oven before being cooled. A base coat,...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Efficiency Leap With IR Drying - Drying of Water-Based Coatings

Drying of Water-Based Coatings New research on the application of IR dryers to water-based varnishes indicates high energy cost savings. With correct selection of the radiation source the infrared energy requirement for the drying process can be reduced by up to 50%. Water based varnishes are well known in various printing processes and their usage is growing. The printing industry uses these...

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HVAC

Oscar Mayer Teams Up with Heraeus Noblelight - Ready Meals are Pre-Browned

Oscar Mayer manufactures a range of potato-topped and crumb-topped ready meals for major supermarkets and it is important, in terms of final presentation, that the products are pre-browned. By installing an oven using carbon infrared heaters Oscar Mayer has been able to eliminate previous maintenance problems, improve energy efficiency and liberate valuable floor space, at its food manufacturing...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Browning Convenience Meals - Infrared Heating of Oven-Ready Meals

A specially-built oven system, incorporating the latest carbon infrared technology, is helping Geest to achieve perfect browning of the toppings for a range of oven-ready meals produced at its Milton Keynes, England food factory. When Geest decided to install a new production line to produce a new range of products at Milton Keynes, it was agreed that this would be designed to include the most...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Activating Adhesives on Decorative Trims - Using Infrared Heating in Car Manufacture

An infrared system from Heraeus Noblelight is helping R-Tek Ltd to achieve perfect adhesion of decorative trims on the inside of motor vehicle door panels. The plastic decorative trims are normally fixed to the panels on a production line by spraying the inside of the panel with an adhesive and then applying the trim. However, when R-Tek started to experience problems with the adhesion, it was...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Body Moulding Oven - Using Short Wave Heaters in Vehicle Manufacturing

The Heraeus Body Moulding Oven is a custom system for pre-heating rubber mouldings prior to their being fixed to the vehicle. Mouldings are stored cold" in racks by the side of the oven and can be heated individually or in sets to 35- 45°C in just 6 to 8 seconds. Designed to meet specific customer needs, they have already been successfully installed in many leading vehicle manufacturing...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Blind Manufacture Benefits from Infrared - A Pre-Heating System Speeds Up the Production Process

Infrared pre-heating increases running-speed An infrared pre-heating system has solved a production bottleneck problem, by allowing production line speeds to be significantly increased at the Chesham plant of Living Connections, one of the leading manufacturers of window blinds in the UK. The blinds of Living Connections are supplied to major retail store groups, DIY stores and mail order houses...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Fast Drying Color Stain on Wooden Panels - Heraeus in the Wood Industry

Medium wave infrared emitters for wood industry Saunderson's Furniture Ltd, has installed an infrared dryer to assist in the color staining and lacquering of wooden panels used in the manufacture of its wide range of high quality furniture. The Kilbirnie factory produces finished items such as hi-fi cabinets, directly from bare timber. This timber, in panel form, must be color-stained and UV...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Targeted Heating for Laminate Embossing - Saving Energy Using Heraeus IR Heating

By installing custom-built equipment, incorporating short wave infrared emitters on their embossing line, Cova Products of Cramlington are saving energy and improving throughput because of the application of targeted heat. Cova Products manufacture wood grain laminates for application to domestic furniture such as speaker cabinets and kitchen cupboards. Many of these PVC-based laminates are...

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