Posts Tagged ‘direct fired air heater’
Looking for Process Heat Equipment or Combustion Service/ Parts?
Does your plant need combustion equipment? Do you need a reputable company for your burners’ maintenance and required safety checks? Are you in need of a combustion equipment parts vendor? If you answered “Yes!” to any of the questions above, partner with Stelter & Brinck for your combustion needs! S&B can provide you with following…Read More
Mining Company Testimonial
For seven generations, a family-owned New York mining company has produced the world’s highest quality garnet abrasives and powders. Since 1878, these high-performance garnet abrasives have been mined and milled from a unique crystalline hard rock deposit. The company’s products are used in applications such as waterjet cutting, blast media, bonded and coated abrasives, and…Read More
Is your Equipment Reliable?
Backed by our in-house engineering team, our experienced service technicians can bring your combustion equipment up to NFPA standards through the following: Preventative Maintenance/ Burner Tune/ Safety Checks Field Rebuilds Retrofitting Repairs Upgrades Customer Success Story: Situation A global leading supplier of fiber-reinforced composites, realized that the air heaters for each of their 5 oven…Read More
Where is heat used in Lime Manufacturing?
In our last post, we discovered that cement manufacturing utilizes limestone. Therefore, we decided to focus on lime manufacturing this week! Originating with its earliest use as building mortar, lime has many end uses today: steel manufacturing, asphalt, plaster, sugar refining, wastewater treatment, and many others! Lime Production Infographic The National Lime Association has provided detailed lime…Read More
What’s the difference: Direct Vs Indirect Fired Heaters?
What is the technical difference between direct fired and indirect fired? In terms of process air heaters, what are the features, benefits and applications of direct fired vs indirect fired? Direct Fired “Direct Fired” means just that; the burner is fired directly into the process air stream to heat it. Air heaters that are direct…Read More
Fluid Bed Dryers & Process Air Heaters
The fourth and final type of dryer that we will discuss that utilizes air heaters is a fluid bed dryer (or fluidized bed dryer). According to Wikipedia: “A fluidized bed is formed when a quantity of a solid particulate substance is placed under appropriate conditions to cause the solid/fluid mixture to behave as a fluid.” Fluid Bed Diagram…Read More
Spray Dryers and Their Heat Source
We have discussed flash and rotary dryers; the third type of industrial dryer that uses a process air heater for hot gas generation is a spray dryer. Spray dryers are known for distributing a consistent particle size and are the most prominent drying system in the food and dairy powder industries. Powdered colors, inorganic chemicals, insoluble organic…Read More
What Type of Air Heater Do Flash Dryers Utilize?
As we mentioned last week, there are 4 main dryer systems that use process airs: rotary dryers, pneumatic/flash dryers, spray dryers, and fluidized bed dryers. This week we will focus on pneumatic/flash dryers (we will refer to them as flash dryers). Flash dryers make up some of the largest dryers in the world! These dryers are…Read More
Industrial Dryers that Use Air Heaters – Highlighting Rotary Dryers
While there are many types of dryers used in industry today, there are 4 main systems that implement indirect fired air heaters or direct fired process air heaters. These dryers include: rotary dryers, pneumatic/flash dryers, spray dryers, and fluidized bed dryers. Rotary Dryers In this blog post, we are going to focus on Rotary dryers. Rotary…Read More
Gun Style Air Heater: A Direct Fired Air Heater
Overview of Gun Style Air Heaters: Stelter & Brinck designs and manufactures three types of Direct Fired Air Heaters: Packaged Air Heaters, Duct Style Air Heaters and Gun Style Air Heaters. This post will focus on Gun Style Air Heaters. This type of air heater is used in applications where the air stream is dirty…Read More