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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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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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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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Hot Foil Embossing - Infrared Increases Running-Speed

Carbon Infrared emitters increase running-speed A carbon medium wave infrared system is helping API Foils Ltd to achieve greater line running speeds and better heating control in the hot embossing of holographic foils. API Foils is a worldwide group which produces an extensive range of stamping foils used on a wide variety of products from stationery to wine labels and from flexible food...

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Ten Important Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Sign Company
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Ten Important Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Sign Company

In our fast paced world, signs are a critical means of communicating ideas succinctly and quickly. The process for creating a striking, well thought-out sign to best represent a brand or an idea may seem straightforward, but it’s actually a very nuanced process. A high quality sign company will take into account various factors including the size and placement of the sign, materials, colors, contrasts, branding, image building, and more. How can you determine which sign companies will craft the perfect sign for your business? This white paper outlines 10 questions that should be asked when selecting a sign company, eliminating some of the guesswork from making the best choice for your branding and signage needs.

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Drying Water-Repellent Coating - Infrared Heating on the Manufacture of Outdoor Clothing

A carbon infrared system is helping to increase production line speeds by providing pre-drying of a water repellent coating applied to a specialized fabric used in the manufacture of outdoor clothing. Moreover, its ease of control is also ensuring that there is no damage to the fabric caused by over-heating. The best outdoor clothing provides double protection to rain, as a water repellent...

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IR Brings New Light to Manufacturing

The Processing of Metal Coatings Consumers of coated metal, wood, paper, glass, plastic and textile products are demanding attractive, long-lasting, wear-resistant surfaces. At the same time, stricter safety and environmental standards are forcing manufacturers to look at new types of finishes, e.g., water- based and powder coatings, and at different technologies to process them. Among the...

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MEGTEC's Dual-Dry RTO Dryer With Integrated Oxidizer Lowers Gas Consumption And Emissions By 50%

De Pere, Wis., U.S.A., February 10, 2008-MEGTEC Systems announces the first installation of its new Dual-Dry® RTO drying system with integrated Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) on an 80-page press with web width of 2250 mm. Continuously rising energy prices and more stringent environmental requirements in combination with wider and faster webs demand different technology for profitable...

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Drying System dries solvent and water-based inks.
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Drying System dries solvent and water-based inks.

Featuring flat or vertical design, Sheet and Web Contact Drying System thoroughly dries wet inks from material surface to top side, avoiding residual moisture problems. System uses heated vacuum plate with transport belt on bottom of material being dried. Integrated heated air blower furthers drying process and helps eliminate solvent fumes. With system, screen printed materials that previously...

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Infrared Conveyor Dryer suits in-line pad printing.
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Infrared Conveyor Dryer suits in-line pad printing.

Measuring 60 in. long, Model PP1860-W-1 conveys pad printed parts through drying chamber for post-treatment. Conveyor belt is 18 in. wide with 6 in. clearance inside chamber, which is 30 in. long. Temperature at face of heating element reaches 700°F, and at belt level, temperature is approximately 300°F. Unit comes equipped with adjustable heat shields at both ends of chamber, and conveyor belt...

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Infrared Web Dryer Cures Ink on Paper Napkins
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Infrared Web Dryer Cures Ink on Paper Napkins

Wisconsin Infrared Systems designed and manufactured an Electric Infrared Web Drying System, for the paper industry to dry ink on lightweight paper webs running at 1,200 FPM. This IR oven was specifically designed to dry water-based ink on a paper web which is processed into napkins for the fast food industry. The dryer has three (3) 14 in. long dryer housings with two (2) 5- 1/2 in. wide exhaust...

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Fresh Air Intake
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Fresh Air Intake

Alan Manufacturing has a long history of developing innovative solutions for HVAC applications. With over 1,000 product designs under our belt, we have gained a reputation as the go-to source for HVAC dampers, hardware, duct supports, zone control systems, and much more. Adding to this extensive list of achievements we now announce the release of our new line of Fresh Air Intake products. Designed to meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards, they are the most robust and high-performance product of their kind. See our video to learn more.

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