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Ladle Preheating

Our proprietary oxy-fuel ladle preheating systems are designed to heat all types of ladles quickly and efficiently. Fuel savings on the order of 60-65% are routinely achieved due to the significant reduction of hot exhaust gas volumes as compared to air-fuel preheaters. Faster, hotter ladles, with less fuel consumed can all add up to significant cost savings and enhanced productivity. The best solution for your ladle preheating needs depends on many factors, such as your existing ladle preheater’s operating parameters, fuel costs and production schedule. Our applications engineers can help you implement tailored systems to meet your specific needs.

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Oxygen

Oxygen is required for any combustion process. By supplementing or replacing combustion air with oxygen, overall combustion can be improved through increased heat transfer, higher flame temperatures and reduced volume of flue gases. As a result, oxy-fuel ladle pre-heaters are able to hit target temperatures much faster by reducing or eliminating wait times for ladles.

Oxygen is required for any combustion process. By supplementing or replacing combustion air with oxygen, overall combustion can be improved through increased heat transfer, higher flame temperatures and reduced volume of flue gases. As a result, oxy-fuel ladle pre-heaters are able to hit target temperatures much faster by reducing or eliminating wait times for ladles.

Oxy-fuel Systems

Our oxy-fuel ladle preheating systems are designed for a wide turn-down, with seamless mode transition to ensure the ladle is heated quickly and consistently each and every time.  Oxy-fuel ladle preheaters are able to hit target temperatures much faster and reduce or eliminate wait times for ladles.  Our ladle preheating systems are designed for ease of operation and high reliability, while delivering all the benefits of oxy-fuel combustion:  faster heating, increased bottom temperatures and significant fuel savings.

Our oxy-fuel ladle preheating systems are designed for a wide turn-down, with seamless mode transition to ensure the ladle is heated quickly and consistently each and every time.  Oxy-fuel ladle preheaters are able to hit target temperatures much faster and reduce or eliminate wait times for ladles.  Our ladle preheating systems are designed for ease of operation and high reliability, while delivering all the benefits of oxy-fuel combustion:  faster heating, increased bottom temperatures and significant fuel savings.

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