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The Benefits of Composites for Space Travel

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 | Categories:
Today, deep-space observatories, cryogenic tanks , and launch vehicles all contain composites. Tomorrow, composites will carry humans into deep space. Composites are made up of two or more different materials combined to make a unique material, and a marriage of three characteristics: strength, stability, and mass. These composite materials allow manufacturers to create highly optimized structures that support successful space missions. Weight and cost-savings are critical for the space industry. Materials that can withstand the harsh conditions of space along with lightening the load for the long journey are essential. Because composites are lightweight and strong, they offer substantial cost

The State of Composites: Building a Path to Tomorrow

Posted: Sep 06, 2017 | Categories:
The use of composite material in products has steadily increased over the years. Composites are commonly used in the architecture, aerospace, automotive, marine, space, and recreational industries to name a few. The many benefits for composite material make it ideal for the products in these industries. Composites are light weight, provide high strength and durability with minimal maintenance for years of use. Due to their increased rate of use, the production of composites is always a hot topic. From automotive OEMs to wind energy professionals to aerospace engineers and more - they all agree that there are several key factors

Take a Virtual Tour with Wisconsin Oven at CAMX 2017  

Posted: Jul 26, 2017 | Categories:
At Wisconsin Oven, we're always looking for new and innovative opportunities to showcase our products. We believe in the quality of the work that we're doing and in the industrial ovens that we're putting out into the world. This is something that we want you to be able to see, feel and experience which is why we're so excited to announce that not only will we be attending the CAMX industry trade show in a couple of months, but we're bringing a special surprise along with us: a bold new virtual reality showcase. VR Comes to CAMX Virtual reality is

Horizontal Quench Solution Treatment Systems - A User's Story

Posted: Jul 10, 2017 | Categories: Industrial Ovens
Reprinted from the January 2017 Issue of Written By: Gary Schmid, Jason Schmid, Daniel H. Herring of Industrial Heating Magazine and Mike Grande of Wisconsin Oven Prior to World War II, Cincinnati, Ohio-based Derrick Company was a local brick-maker that used large kilns in the manufacture of bricks from clay mined from the hillsides of Cincinnati and northern Kentucky. During World War II, there was a need to heat treat large tank parts for use in the North African theater, which prompted Harry Derrick Sr. to devise a way to use his brick-making kilns as heat-treating ovens. The results were

Sand Mold and Core Drying--Why the Right Equipment is Important

Posted: Jun 20, 2017 | Categories:
Many components are manufactured through the use of sand cast molding . The majority of metal castings done by foundries are produced this way. Complicated parts and those requiring internal cavities benefit from sand casting and core making. It is cost effective and extremely reliable—if the molds are prepared properly. To ensure the best outcomes, molds must be able to withstand the high temperatures of the liquid metal. Molds are made with sand and bonding agents, such as clay, in which the shape of the part to be cast is pressed. Molten metal is poured into the mold. Once the

U.S. Demand for Wood is on the Rise

Posted: May 17, 2017 | Categories:
The construction industry has seen an impressive rebound in the last few years. With the increase in new buildings, both commercial and residential, comes a rise in demand for wood and cement board products. Wood is not only used as a structural component in the building process but also adds a decorative touch to many projects. Wood is easy to work with and durable. It can be pre-fabricated or customized on the job site so provides contractors with the flexibility to make changes as needed. Manufacturers in the wood industry find it beneficial to pre-finish their materials prior to installation.

Eco-Friendly Industries Provide Sustainability

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 | Categories:
April 22, Earth Day, is a day devoted to increasing awareness of the need for environmental protection. Some of the industries that Wisconsin Oven serves are environmentally focused. Molded Fiber Industry The recovery and reuse of resourceful/valuable materials such as paper products is essential to environmental sustainability. Wisconsin Oven manufactures Paper Pulp Drying Conveyor Ovens for the Molded Fiber Industry. The Molded Fiber Industry uses recycled paper pulp to manufacture packaging material for a wide range of uses such as drink carriers, carry out containers, shipping cartons, and more. The environmentally friendly products are made of 100% recycled materials making

Wisconsin Oven Industry Overview

Posted: Mar 14, 2017 | Categories:
Since 1973, Wisconsin Oven has been supplying industrial ovens and to manufacturers around the world. We are extremely proud of how many products are processed in our industrial ovens, and how those products play a part in your daily lives. From something as small as bedsprings inside the mattress you sleep and the wrinkle free clothes you put on to the contact lenses you wear--these are just some of the items made possible with industrial ovens. Industrial ovens, heat-treating ovens, and conveyor ovens are all used to process products around the world. Spindle conveyor ovens are used to cure the