ABOUT THE PRESENTATION | Accurate temperature control of foundry sand has proven to increase core production and quality. Foundries are continually looking to improve energy efficiency and lower respirable crystaline silica dust emissions to meet new OSHA regulations. Solex Thermal Science has designed an innovative, plate heat exchanger technology for the accurate temperature control of foundry sand which addresses these key issues. https://www.solexthermal.com/industries/foundry-sand/
The presentation covers heat transfer fundamentals for bulk solids, the principles of operation, ThermaPro thermal modeling, cooling system options, temperature controls, conventional sand cooler designs vs Solex plate exchangers, mass flow control, energy efficiency improvement, respirable crystaline silica dust reduction
and installation considerations. The presentation will be of interest to foundry engineers, production and maintenance staff and managers, and foundry sand system integrators.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER | Scott Harris - North American Sales Manager, Solex Thermal Science
Scott is a career long technical sales and business development specialist for electro-mechanical industrial equipment with extensive experience providing engineered solutions for heat exchangers and coolers, Caterpillar stationary engines and power generation systems controls, and turnkey power and facility production projects. Scott has led effective sales and engineering teams to serve customers in a wide range of industrial applications on multiple continents and the U.S. With a B.A. in Economics university education and a genuine interest in helping customers build reliable engineered systems that are commercially successful, he has enjoyed success working for organizations like Solex Thermal Science, Caterpillar Inc., and Cat dealers Finning and Energy Power Systems Australia. He looks forward to working with American foundries to find sand conditioning solutions that improve core and casting productivity while reducing silica sand dust emissions and energy consumption.
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