Article - 18 Sep 2017
In this interview, Ray Klim, Food Industry Specialist from Paratherm, talks to AZoM about the advantages of using Food-Grade Thermal Fluid in Indirectly Heated Baking Ovens.
Article - 2 Jun 2016
A heat transfer fluid’s operating life and performance can be increased by carefully following the shutdown procedures of a thermal oil system. Otherwise the system can be eventually damaged due to...
Article - 9 Nov 2009
Aluminium smelting utilises the Hall-Héroult process of extracting aluminium metal from its oxide, alumina. This article outlines where the process can benefit from the use of SiAlON ceramics and the...
Article - 5 Sep 2001
Contains a general overview of the polymer Perfluoroalkoxyethylene including relative advantages, disadvantages and applications, together with a table of typical properties.
Article - 23 Mar 2001
A relatively new process for manufacturing heat exchangers from copper and copper alloys. It has the advantage over copper/brass systems that it produces stronger brazed joints, less waste and is a...
Article - 4 Aug 2011
This case study describes how the Thermcraft CoilCraft Element System was retrofitted to a furnace overcoming shortcomings with the original furnace design. So successful was the modification, that...
Article - 1 Jun 2016
The use of thermal oils has been shown to be extremely safe in a variety of industries, but despite this fact, it is very difficult to prevent fires from occurring in these systems.
Article - 3 Nov 2017
This article discusses the differences between using thermal fluid steam in place of direct-fired steam.
Article - 30 Aug 2002
Nickel coated carbon fibre heating elements are providing an alternative to more wires and foils. Applications include de-icing of aircraft wings and helicopter rotor blades.
Article - 3 Aug 2011
This article discusses general issues relating to the use, care and maintenance factors relative to obtaining longevity in electric furnaces.