RTO Energy Reduction for Coated Alloy Automotive Products

Our client produces coated products for the automotive industry and uses ovens to dry coated parts.

Initial Situation:
The existing regenerative oxidiser was not performing efficiently and costing a lot of money to run.

Solution:
Operational carried out a survey, identified the problems and were able to propose a solution.
This required some modifications to the RTO and replacement of the existing ceramic media using new high surface area, state of the art, porcelain material.
The work was completed over a 7 day period and our client was delighted with the results.

The Chief Engineer said:

“Operational did a great job here on a very tight schedule; we are delighted with the results and savings we are making”

Outcomes:

  • Capacity increased from 46000 Nm3/h to 55000 Nm3/h
  • Thermal efficiency increased from 89 to 99.5%
  • Natural gas savings of € 40000/annum
  • Electricity savings due to reduced fan power € 85000 /annum
  • Payback less than 12 months

Contact us today to find out how Operational can help you improve your process and slash your energy costs