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ITECH Kiln Kit FD200 for 40' Container -Automated BC2000 controller

ITECH Kiln Kit FD200 for 40' Container -Automated BC2000 controller

Regular price £15,550.00 GBP
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This 'double-up' system is perfect for converting a 40ft container into a kiln. The FD200 [x2 FD100] with the BC2000 Controller Automatic.
*Please note this system is not suitbale for logs*

The drying speed is controlled at a rate which will not cause degrade, therefore humidification equipment is unnecessary. The FD100 is a packaged drying system for the wood retailer or other craftsman who require quality kiln dried wood. The unit is complete and ready for installation into a home built drying chamber. The FD100 has been designed to operate effectively at low humidity levels therefore you can be certain that your wood is thoroughly dried to the moisture content you need, as low as 6%.

BC2000 Controller:
Fully Automatic control system, The customer would program the control system with, the species of timber, size of timber, final moisture content. The system then regulates the drying accordingly to prevent damage to the timber, while drying as quickly as possible.
Kiln Sensors - Temperature probe, Qty 4 X Moisture probes placed within the stack of timber

Typical Drying Capacities
1" Hardwood (m3) 7
2" Hardwood (m3) 12
3" Hardwood (m3) 21
1" Softwood (m3) 3.4
2" Softwood (m3) 7.6
3" Softwood (m3) 12.7

Save Money: dried supplies. Considerable savings in lumber buying costs can be made by installing you own drying system. Even after an allowance has been made for modest running costs, users usually recover their investment within a few months of installation.
Improve Quality

Being sure your wood is thoroughly dried means that you are confident in the stability of your finished product. No more bowed table tops, warped doors or cracked joints translate into happier customers and increased profits.

The FD100 is a high performance drying unit designed to extract maximum water at the lowest cost. It operates at temperatures up to 55 degrees C. The best compromise between drying speed and reliability insures the dried wood is of the highest quality. EIPL recommends a drying rate of 1% per day or less when drying 1" hardwood. Faster drying is attainable with operating experience. The FD100 is a practical machine for practical people. Loads of mixed species and board thicknesses can be dried together. Inventories can be reduced and the output of dried wood matched exactly to your needs.

Owning a drying system gives you flexibility to dry what you want, when you want it. Your options when buying wood are increased and you dependence on others for quality dry wood is reduced. You gain independence because the entry level moisture content of your lumber is no longer an issue.
Running Costs

The FD200 is inexpensive to operate when installed in a well insulated drying chamber. The FD200 may consume just 2.4kW of energy each hour of continuous running. The big dollars you have been spending for others to dry your wood are reduced to just pennies a day.

The FD200 can dry combined loads of mixed species and mixed thickness boards without degrade. This means that inventories can be minimized, saving space and reducing your capital outlay.

The FD200 drying unit is controlled by the STC1 Controller. To operate the system two controls are set at the beginning of the drying run, in accordance with our drying instructions. Kiln operation is then virtually automatic. The STC1 Controller is housed in a moisture resistant casing fitted with a transparent hinged front cover. An electronic thermometer measures the chamber temperature and displays this information on the control box where it can be monitored by the operator.

Air movement is critical in the dehumidification process. The two supplemental fans insure an even flow of the dry warm air throughout the stack.
Drying Chamber

The unit is installed in a home built drying chamber typically constructed from exterior grade plywood and an insulation material. EIPL will recommend the best construction method and the most suitable chamber dimensions for you needs. To minimize chamber construction costs the drying unit has been designed to occupy a minimum amount of space. The unit's slim design is wall mounted at a ceiling height. This enables the operator to inspect the whole length of the lumber stack without an allowance being necessary for access past the dryer. For ease of installation brackets are supplied with the dryer which is first attached to the chamber wall. The unit is then lifted into position and secured using the hardware supplied.

Consisting of:
2 X 13223BC-GB - FD100 230V 50HZ 1PH (BC COMPATIBLE)
1 X 1306021 - FD100 (X2) - BC2000 CONTROL BOX

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