Flash Dryers

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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OK International to Show MD&M / Electronics West Visitors How to Drive Productivity in Diverse Applications
Soldering Machinery

OK International to Show MD&M / Electronics West Visitors How to Drive Productivity in Diverse Applications

OK International is preparing to take a wide range of innovative soldering and production assembly technologies to this year's MD&M West Show being held in Anaheim, CA over 10th - 12th February. Each system is designed to reduce training investment, perform a diverse array of applications and measurably increase productivity. OK International products on display at Booth 432 will include advanced...

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Infrared Heaters

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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Miscellaneous Controls

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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Infrared Heaters

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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Window and Door Blinds

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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Miscellaneous Panels

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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Infrared Heaters

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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Flash Dryers

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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Flash Dryers

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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