Furnaces

Thermal & Heating Equipment

IR Firing Furnace improves efficiency via zone-based controls.

CF Series is available with SolectFire(TM) Technology, which provides flexibility to upstream processes and alternative pastes. Specifically, it opens firing process window and gives operator control of top and bottom of each firing zone. Each side of cell can also be fired at different temperatures. Decoupling technology, also standard, lets solar cell manufacturers make specific adjustments and...

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Paints & Coatings

Despatch Industries Makes Advancements to CF Series Firing Furnace

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, recently completed rigorous testing on advancements to the company's CF Series firing furnace platform. The most notable advancements are to the product's maximum belt speed and heating and cooling rates. Belt speed, a variable that can be instrumental in shaping thermal profiles,...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Harper Awarded Contract for Complete State-of-the-Art Carbon Fiber Processing Line at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Buffalo, NY - Harper International, leader in the design of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has finalized a contract with the United States Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for a full pilot scale carbon fiber process line valued at greater than US$12M. The line is a custom designed conversion process to support ORNL's Low Cost Carbon Fiber...

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Despatch Industries Receives Orders for Over Fifty Firing Furnaces During SNEC Exhibition
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Despatch Industries Receives Orders for Over Fifty Firing Furnaces During SNEC Exhibition

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, secured orders and letters of intent for more than fifty firing furnaces at last month's SNEC PV Power Exhibition in Shanghai, China. The orders were for Despatch's best-selling CF Series firing furnace. Despatch Industries continues to be the first choice firing furnace provider...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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Lucifer Furnaces Designs Large Box Furnace for Aerospace Industry
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lucifer Furnaces Designs Large Box Furnace for Aerospace Industry

Lucifer Furnaces, Inc. has designed a large heat treating box furnace for a leading provider in the aerospace industry. The 20 high by 20" wide by 40" long unit will be used in the manufacture of engine parts. This 3 zone furnace with tight uniformity meets the AMS2750 specification required by NADCAP. Constructed with an angle iron steel frame and heavy gauge sheet steel facing welded to form a...

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Harper Delivers Complete State-of-the-Art Carbon Fiber Processing Line for FISIPE
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Harper Delivers Complete State-of-the-Art Carbon Fiber Processing Line for FISIPE

Buffalo, NY - Harper International, leader in the design of thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, has installed a full pilot scale carbon fiber (CF) process line for FISIPE, S.A., an international leader in specialty acrylic fibers for technical applications. Additionally, Harper and FISIPE, S.A. have developed a collaborative agreement in which the pilot process line in Lavradio,...

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Thermal & Heating Equipment

Despatch Industries Upgrades Best-Selling Firing Furnace

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading process technology provider for the solar industry, has upgraded its industry-leading firing furnace for even better performance. The upgrade package will be included on all newly manufactured firing furnaces and is available as a field retrofit for existing firing furnaces. We created this feature-rich upgrade package to offer our...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ferro Selects Despatch Industries' UltraFlex(TM) Firing Furnace for Advanced Paste Development

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, announces that Ferro Corporation has selected the company's UltraFlex(TM) firing furnace for use in the development of their next generation high performance pastes for the solar industry. Ferro is a leading producer and developer of pastes for solar cell manufacturing and is...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Despatch Industries Achieves Firing Furnace Sales Milestone in China

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, proudly announces that the company has sold over two hundred firing furnaces into the Chinese solar cell manufacturing market. The unit total includes Despatch's best-selling CDF/CF7210 Series metallization firing furnace and its newly introduced firing furnace, the UltraFlex(TM)...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Despatch Industries Sells First UltraFlex(TM) Dryer and Firing Furnace into China

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, proudly announces that the company has sold its first UltraFlex(TM) dryer and firing furnace unit into China. The UltraFlex was purchased by a large Chinese company that ranks among the top ten in the world for solar cell manufacturing. The UltraFlex is equipped with an integral...

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Triad's Launch of JSU Series Junction Box
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Triad's Launch of JSU Series Junction Box

Triad Magnetics is an established leader in power supply innovation, offering product lines that span a wide range of diverse industries and applications. Adding to their long list of successful product launches, Triad announces the release of the new cutting-edge JSU Series of power supplies. To learn about all of its advantages and advanced features, see our video.

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