A UK-based edible oils processing plant uses activated carbon in order to clean up various contaminants contained within the oils for product quality reasons. The spent carbon is regenerated on-site in a gas fired rotary hearth furnace and the hot exhaust gases (700°C) from the furnace are a valuable high grade source of waste heat. […]
Our customer, a dyeing and finishing textile company in Oldham, required a heat recovery system to provide hot water for dyeing. Our solution was simple and the reduction in boiler steam use resulted in a 15 month return on investment.
Many industrial and commercial businesses use boilers as an integral part of their operations and very often they are one of the larger costs for the business. In many cases, the flue chimney is fitted with economisers which reuses some of the heat energy in the flue gases to heat the boiler feed water. Understanding […]