Ovens

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Powder Coating With Heraeus -- An Efficient Solution

Heraeus-Designed Powder Curing Process Pays Off for Whitehead Die Cutting When a gas-fired curing oven for powder-coated castings couldn't keep pace with production, Whitehead Die Casting turned to Heraeus Noblelight for a more efficient solution using electric infrared instead of gas. Complicating the challenge for Heraeus was the configuration of the castings most often being cured. Each of six...

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