Ovens and Dryers

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    Gas or Electric? Narrowing Down the Search for an Industrial Oven

Gas or Electric? Narrowing Down the Search for an Industrial Oven

ovens are used for a variety of applications, such as aging, annealing, baking,
bonding, curing, drying, homogenizing, normalizing, pre-heating, tempering, sterilizing,
and stress relieving. There is a range of ovens on the market, differing in
design and operation. Deciding which oven is best suited for a particular
application can take time and research. One of the main questions that must be
answered is whether the facility would benefit from an electric or gas-fired

Gas or Electric?

deciding between gas-fired and electric ovens, manufacturers must take into
account the facility’s capabilities, the integrity of the product, and the
production budgets. The following benefits of both gas and electric models […]

The CMM Group: Our Hottest Posts and Guides of 2019

As a leader in pollution control and thermal processing equipment, The CMM Group knows a thing or two about what’s hot in the manufacturing world. It’s been a busy year, but as we close out another year (and decade) as a leading provider of pollution control equipment, ovens, dryers, and food manufacturing systems, we would like to take a second to look back, thank our clients, and offer a few insights you may have missed.

Today, we would like to share some of our top resources, namely our most popular articles this year and the ones on the way up. […]

What Goes into the Industrial Oven or Dryer Buying Process?

Have you been in the market for an industrial oven or dryer? No? Have you been watching operating costs creep up? Maybe you’re starting to face the dilemma of adding an additional shift or choosing to pay overtime. Either way, you found this page and are interested in learning more about the buying process.

Part of our much larger guide, Steps to Selecting an Industrial Oven or Dryer, the below information provides a brief overview of the process.
Step 1: Knowing It’s Time
The first step to making any kind of change is to realize that change is necessary. Many of us […]

Evolving Tastes Fueling a Premium Push in Baking Operations

The premium push is hitting grocery stores—and it’s changing the way bakery operations work. Organic foods continue to see demand, artisan products are evolving and finding their way into shopping carts, and ingredients are changing. With this push comes a challenge. How can you justify price points, deliver consistency, innovate, and increase shelf life while making changes to adapt?
Artisan and ‘Artisan-Like’ Breads Finding Their Way into Consumer Shopping Carts
One of the biggest trends entering the baking space? Artisan bread. Discussed at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) and in a recent Baking Business article, customers are pushing demand for […]

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    How Infrared Ovens and Process Heating Solutions Deliver for Manufacturers

How Infrared Ovens and Process Heating Solutions Deliver for Manufacturers

Process heating is a science, and the application of heat is a necessary part of the manufacturing world. From drying paint to cooking food, ovens, dryers, and other custom machinery are a necessity for manufacturers. Knowing this, during the decision and selection process, you will need to make a few decisions on the way you need your product to work—one of the most important of these being heat source. Today, we would like to explore the rise of infrared heating technology and discuss how it can benefit a wide range of manufacturers.
Infrared Heat for Industrial Applications
Infrared is a form […]

  • 5 Reasons New Industrial Oven
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    Five Reasons it May be Time to Start Looking at a New Industrial Oven

Five Reasons it May be Time to Start Looking at a New Industrial Oven

Industrial ovens and dryers are among the most reliable pieces of equipment at a manufacturing facility. Often giving an organization a decade or more of reliable service, these pieces of equipment often live longer than employees stay at your company, so if you’re a production supervisor or manager, you may have to dig through the books to find when your current equipment was bought.

That said, even the most reliable pieces of equipment have a limited shelf life, and if you begin to see any of the following signs, it may be time to start looking at your options.
Inefficient to […]

Everything You Need to Know About Industrial Drying Ovens

Industrial ovens are among the most common pieces of equipment found in factories across the US.  Simply known as dryers, these versatile pieces of machinery can be used for an array of reasons across a multitude of industries.

They can also be built to fit virtually any factory layout as long as the facility meets a few basic requirements.

In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of industrial drying ovens, their benefits, and the industries they are most commonly used in.
What are Drying Ovens Used for?
Despite the fact that most people associate the word oven with the benefits of baking, […]

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    The CMM Group Releases Industrial Oven and Dryer Buying Guide

The CMM Group Releases Industrial Oven and Dryer Buying Guide

For many manufacturers, the industrial oven or dryer is a trusty piece of equipment that gets the job done day in and day out, applying consistent heat to materials. Truly the workhorse of an organization, a properly maintained oven can last for decades at a manufacturing organization. However, there are numerous occurrences in which your oven may not be as trusty as it once was. Additionally, whether it’s through growth or divestment, your current oven may no longer suit your organization’s needs.

Whether it’s due to age, growth, or a change in the product line, it pays to understand your […]