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East Troy, WI –Â Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of three (3) gas fired batch ovens for an aerospace parts manufacturer. The batch ovens will be used for hydrogen embrittlement relief of chrome plated landing gear. Due to production demands, the customer needed three (3) industrial batch ovens but limited floor space did not allow for the batch ovens to be placed side by... Read More
A client returns to Ambrell for another unit for a medical application to meet increasing demand Scottsville, NYÂ – Ambrell, a leading manufacturer of induction heating systems, has sold an EASYHEAT 4.2 kW/150-400 kHz induction heating system for a catheter tipping application in the medical industry. The process involves heating an aluminum catheter tipping die to 500 Â°F (260 Â°C) and... Read More
SANDUSKY, OH – LEWCO, Inc. recently shipped a custom industrial oven to be used for vacuum bagged composite curing of repair parts by a foreign aircraft manufacturer. The oven includes a vacuum pump with a transducer on the main header and (2) manual vacuum ports. The control system features a Heatcon HCS-2040-12 controller. The Heatcon control system is widely used throughout the composites... Read More
Laboratory Testing Inc., a full-service materials testing lab in the Philadelphia area, has added a Lucifer Red Devil dual chamber furnace to their line of analytical equipment. Destructive Testing Manager Brandon McVaugh chose a Lucifer Furnace because “Lucifer’s furnaces have good uniformity and are capable of meeting AMS 2750 requirements for aerospace, because of the generous work zones... Read More
Offering 48 x 60 x 72 in. workspace, No. 901 utilizes 120 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 12,500 cfm, 10 hp recirculating blower forÂ horizontal airflow to workload. Unit features 10 in. thick insulated walls, comprising 2 in. of 1,900Â°F block and 8 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool. Constructed with aluminized steel exterior and Type 304, 2B finish stainless... Read More
Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 1300 kW PowerForge billet heating system to Bonney Forge Corporation, located in Mt. Union, PA. The 1300kW, 1.3 – 3.3 kHz system is designed to heat carbon steel billets to forging temperatures. The system includes a coil shuttle table for automatic changing of the coils and frequency for differing billet sizes. A PLC with touch screen display... Read More
Kenics(TM) Heat Exchangers Provide Effective Performance and Longevity in Gala Industries' Application of Underwater Pelletizing ProcessesJun 23, 2015
Dayton, Ohio – Smooth running production processes help manufacturers reach targeted goals. To achieve this, all equipment and systems must work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. Gala Industries manufactures underwater pelletizing systems for the plastics, hot melt adhesive and expandable resins industries. The manufacturer has used Kenics heat exchangers in their process for... Read More
Schwing Fluid Technik GmbH, a worldwide supplier of thermal cleaning systems for the plastics and fiber industries located in Germany has recently expanded their product distribution joining forces with Dinamec Systems in Acworth, GA. The newest VacuClean Model 1713 1713XL supplied by SCHWING offers a much larger capacity adding unique improved features designed for quality thermal cleaning of... Read More
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Johnson Controls Helps Stanford University Drastically Reduce Water and Energy Use in New Central PlantJun 19, 2015
MILWAUKEE — Stanford University cut its water use by 15 percent and is projected to save $420 million in operational costs thanks to a new central energy facility (CEF) developed with help from Johnson Controls. The new plant helps Stanford make substantial progress to meet California's statewide goal to reduce water use by 25 percent. The plant operates efficiently in any weather... Read More
New Industrial Oven with "Pill Pushing" Robotic Gantry Precisely Removes Excess Moisture from 3D-Printed PharmaceuticalsJun 17, 2015
When a leading manufacturer of pharmaceuticals approached Thermal Product Solutions with a request to design an industrial oven that would uniformly remove excess moisture from prescription medications being produced using a 3D-printing process, Gruenberg engineers developed a custom solution that includes a robotic gantry, heat-saving windows, and internal actuators and sensors that precisely... Read More
EasyHeat Self-Regulating Cables Provide Reliable, Simple Freeze Protection to Branch Fire Sprinkler SystemsJun 17, 2015
EasyHeat SR and TSR cables overcome the safety shortcomings of other freeze protection methods ROSEMONT, IL –Â EasyHeat, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, today announced that its SR and TSR self-regulating electric heat trace cables are now CSA and CSA-UL approved and comply with recent requirements in NFPA 13 for freeze protection from main water lines to fire sprinkler... Read More
SANDUSKY, OH – LEWCO, Inc. recently completed construction of a custom industrial conveyor oven for a manufacturer of marine engine heat exchangers.Â The oven will be used to cure liquid seals on the end of the tube bundles. The curing cycle is a 2-step process requiring (2) separate dwell times in the oven, but both at the same temperature.Â Instead of a traditional (2) oven system,... Read More
SANDUSKY, OH – LEWCO, Inc. recently completed construction of a custom industrial oven for an engineering firm working in the recycling industry.Â The oven will be used on a government funded project to develop processes for producing plastic sheet goods from recycled plastic waste in an effort to reduce the amount of plastic in landfills. The specific use of the oven is preheating large... Read More
Designed to hold columns up to 30 cm long by Â¼ or 3/8 in.Â diameter in mounting clips, EchoTherm™ Model CO50 features temperature range of 4.0–100.0Â°C, readable and settable to 0.1Â°C. Programmable chiller/heater uses PID control software to regulate temperature to Â±0.2Â°C, and has Stable Temperature LED thatÂ illuminates when target temperature is stable to within... Read More
East Troy, WI – Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom designed multi-zone conveyor oven for melting high temperature polymer into a steel ring that houses electronic components. The conveyor oven features four independent heating zones that allow the customer to re-arrange the oven in various configurations to obtain their desired heating zone lengths. The belt conveyor... Read More
Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – During manufacture, 22 caliber rimfire cases are filled with an impact-sensitive primer in a wet state so that the primer is stable. This primer then needs to be dried so it will detonate when the gun is fired. A continuous oven with two conveyors that carry pallets containing 300 casings every 8 seconds was requested. The oven uses a steam heat source with an air... Read More
Suitable for applications up to 1,112Â°F, Mica Foil High Temperature Heater technology utilizes distributed wattage etch foil heater element bonded between high-temperature mica sheath material. Heaters must be clamped and can be designed with custom shapes that match working surface of application. Technology is suited forÂ foodservice equipment, material bonding, and laminating applications... Read More
DBK Cirrus Fan Heaters use PTC (positive temperature coefficient) technology, which makes them very efficient and ideally suited for climate control. These fan heaters are designed to prevent formation of condensation and provides an evenly distributed interior air temperature in electrical/ electronicÂ enclosures. The self-limiting feature of PTC ceramics built into the heaters prevents any... Read More
Providing 24 x 24 x 24 in. workspace dimensions, electrically heated No. 1034 utilizes 7 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 400 cfm, 1/3 hp recirculating blower to provide universal front-to-rear airflow to workload. Oven features 6 in.Â insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and Type 304 SS interior with 2B finish. Measuring 24 x 24 in., two shelves are rated... Read More
CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Ipsen recently shipped several furnaces, one of which was a horizontal TurboTreaterÂ® vacuum furnace with 2-bar gas quenching that went to a metal-casting company in Texas, where it will be used to process parts for the Aerospace industry. With the Aerospace industry’s demand for quality parts that adhere to strict process requirements, this TurboTreater furnace is... Read More