By design, CATHILD kilns can be adapted to various energy sources:
There is, however, a patented drying technology which is unique to CATHILD . We call it Moist Gas Thermal Transfer (MGTT).
|MGTT is a direct gas firing method that heats the wood by direct contact with the flue gases from natural gas, propane or butane. Because these fuels are so clean-burning, CATHILD selected this energy source for its high-efficiency products. The drying wood is kept in a hot, moist atmosphere by the controlled addition of water vapor during combustion. This greatly improves the drying process by decreasing cycle time while preventing cracks, cementation and oxidation coloring, among others.|
Minimal investment: simple and easily installed. No need for a boiler or costly accessories. The lowest capital cost per volume of dried wood.
Low maintenance: complies with the strictest safety standards. Reliable equipment. This system is so safe you may forget about it!
Flexibility in capitalization: its adaptability makes it the ideal choice for modernization or revamping existing dry kilns.
Economical process: near-100% efficiency. Very accurate control, no energy losses and shorter drying times. A heat-exchanger on the dampers can add up to 12% more savings. Very low unit cost (less than 1.1 kWh per liter, about 0.5 kWh per pound of evaporated water).
You will find further technical references on CATHILD INDUSTRIE's website
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