Specializing in Industrial Infrared Ovens, Furnaces, Dryers - 55 Years of Excellence at Casso Solar Technologies

Read our expert blog posts about the latest advancements in infrared heating technology applications used in manufacturing equipment such as industrial ovens, furnaces, heaters, and dryers.

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Glass Lamination Systems

Laminated glass is a high value-added product that more and more companies are moving to producing in-house rather than relying on out-sourcing. The addition of laminated glass production for any company is a major investment, so it is critical to ensure when purchasing equipment that it is designed to produce the products a company wishes to sell, while also being cost-effective to operate.

Derek Burkholder
June 14, 2022
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Tips For Selecting an Infrared Heater

Casso-Solar Technologies wrote an editorial for Process Heating Magazine on Tips For Selecting an Infrared Heater, published in the May 2022 issue.

Derek Burkholder
June 14, 2022
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An Overview of Glass Batch Lamination Using Vacuum Batch Lamination Oven

Laminated glass is used in various structural and architectural applications to provide additional durability, versatility, and strength when compared to monolithic glass. Laminated glass is constructed of two or more sheets of glass, which are held together using an interlayer material such as polyvinyl butyral (PVB) or ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA).

Derek Burkholder
July 14, 2021
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Why Infrared Quartz Heaters are More Efficient than Ceramic Heaters?

Infrared quartz heaters are popular today in many industrial heating applications. However, quartz is not the only material commonly used to construct infrared heaters. Often, ceramic is utilized as the base material in infrared heaters, but it produces less efficient heaters than when quartz is used as the base material.

Derek Burkholder
May 21, 2021
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Casso-Solar Technologies wins USGlass Readers’ Choice Award 2020

Casso-Solar Technologies has won the 2020 USGlass Readers’ Choice Award in the Machinery, Lamination Equipment Category. The winners of the USGlass Readers’ Choice Award are chosen by the readers of USGlass magazine.

Derek Burkholder
January 29, 2021
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Casso-Solar Technologies Sends Warm Wishes to You- Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The New Year is a few weeks away and Christmas is even nearer, the Holiday Season is on! Although 2020 has been filled with lots of challenges, the worst among them the COVID-19 pandemic, this year has taught us an important lesson – be thankful for what we have and never shy away from expressing gratitude to anyone that made a contribution to your lives.

Derek Burkholder
December 17, 2020
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Comparison of Convection and IR Drying and Curing Systems

Manufacturers across the globe utilize a number of different types of heating to accomplish drying and curing tasks, but the two most common types are convection and infrared.

Derek Burkholder
December 2, 2020
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Know the Industrial Applications and Benefits of Infrared Heaters

There are numerous industrial processes that use heating, and many of those applications are well-suited to using infrared. These range from simple drying processes to more complex forming processes and beyond.

Derek Burkholder
October 7, 2020
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Quartz in Infrared Heater Design: Why Is It Used and How Does It Work?

Historically, many infrared heaters utilized ceramic within them as a material that is resistant to high temperatures. Nowadays, many infrared heater designs use quartz instead of ceramic because of its superior properties.

Derek Burkholder
September 28, 2020
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Casso-Solar Technologies All Set to Attend GCG2020 VE

Coronavirus epidemic has restricted human movements across the globe, and as a result several annual industry tradeshows and events stand cancelled. Restriction of movements doesn’t imply restrictions on sharing thoughts or gaining insights on key industry trends or discussing the future of the industry, however.

Derek Burkholder
September 1, 2020
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Catalytic Infrared Paint Curing System Discussed

Catalytic infrared (IR) paint drying/curing systems are used in several industries for drying coatings that have high solvent loads. The catalytic IR curing systems are different than conventional electrical IR dryers in that the main source of energy comes from natural gas or propane rather than electricity.

Derek Burkholder
August 17, 2020
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Gas Catalytic Infrared Heaters: Why They Are Used for Solvent Curing?

Gas-Fired drying systems have been used for years across numerous industries due to the relatively inexpensive cost of heating in this manner. However, when it comes to a process with high solvent loads gas-fired systems are less utilized because of the risk of combustion.

Derek Burkholder
July 17, 2020
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Things You Need to Know About Infrared Industrial Furnaces

Furnaces are typically enclosed, insulated structures used in manufacturing processes that require a high level of heat. There are a wide variety of applications across industries, and to accommodate this, furnaces are available in various sizes, temperature ranges, and configurations.

Derek Burkholder
June 26, 2020
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Why is a Custom Industrial Infrared Oven by Casso-Solar Technologies Best for Your Business?

Heating is an essential part of many industrial processes and was historically accomplished using convection heating equipment. Many companies have realized the advantages that an infrared oven can provide over convection.

Derek Burkholder
April 13, 2020
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All Important Question Answered About Infrared Ovens

Infrared ovens are widely used in a variety of industries as a more efficient alternative to convection ovens. They are used for various heating processes in the manufacturing sector such as baking, bonding, pre-heating, thermal-forming, laminating, and many others.

Derek Burkholder
January 7, 2020
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A Merry Christmas with Warm Wishes and Cheers to New Year 2020

The holiday season is almost here! We all are excited about Christmas and New Year holiday plans. At Casso-Solar Technologies, we take this time to acknowledge our employees for their continued support, unwavering dedication, and commitment towards

Derek Burkholder
December 20, 2019
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An Overview on Applications of Infrared Heaters in the Glass Industry

Precisely controlled heating is an important aspect of many industrial processes and is used in many glass industry manufacturing processes. Infrared heaters can heat surfaces directly and precisely, with high efficiency.

Derek Burkholder
October 30, 2019
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Advantages of Casso-Solar Technologies’ Combination Infrared and Convection Heating vs. Convection Only Heating for Lamination

IR + Convection heating provides faster processing times than Convection only. IR energy penetrates to heat the interlayer directly rather than relying on conduction via surface heating. IR heating is 70-80% efficient whereas, convection heating is only 50-60% efficient.

Derek Burkholder
September 9, 2019
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Casso-Solar Technologies is all set to Exhibit at GlassBuild America 2019

Organized by the National Glass Association (NGA), GlassBuild America is the largest annual gathering place in the US for the entire glass, window and door industries to exhibit their products and services. This Glass, Window & Door Expo, which is a comprehensive and united event,

Derek Burkholder
September 6, 2019
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Useful Information About Rolling Hearth Furnaces

Rolling hearth furnaces are primarily used in the glass industry for fire decorative and conductive inks into glass. The furnaces also often include annealing or heat-strengthening sections to allow for further processing. They can handle huge volumes and heavy loads.

Derek Burkholder
August 29, 2019
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SentryGlas™ Trim Table— Uses and Benefits

Kuraray SentryGlas® is a popular material with frequent use throughout the laminated glass market. Manufactured using the ionoplast polymer technology, this material is more durable and stiffer than most other lamination materials available in the market.

Derek Burkholder
July 31, 2019
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Types of Industrial Electric Infrared Heaters Offered at Casso Solar Technologies: Part 2

Casso-Solar Technologies designs and manufacture several types of electric infrared heaters for different applications and industries, each with its own benefits. To get the best heater for your applications, it is important to understand the different types available.

Derek Burkholder
July 11, 2019
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Types of Industrial Electric Infrared Heaters Offered at Casso-Solar Technologies: Part 1

Infrared heaters are used in a number of industrial processes and are able to be configured to fit nearly any process requiring heating. They are often more efficient than other forms of heating because they maximize the amount of energy delivered to the product without heating the surrounding air.

Derek Burkholder
June 17, 2019
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Guidelines for Maintaining Industrial Drying Systems

Similar to any industrial equipment, infrared heating systems require proper maintenance to ensure continued operation and long life. Generally speaking, electric infrared equipment requires infrequent and minimal maintenance but that makes it no less important than other more common maintenance tasks.

Derek Burkholder
May 20, 2019
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Nip Roller Lamination Systems

Laminated glass serves an important role in our society and has numerous applications in security, architecture, construction, and more. In addition, the profit per square foot is far higher than monolithic glass allowing manufacturers to increase their margins.

Derek Burkholder
May 9, 2019
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Benefits of Using Infrared Industrial Heat Processing Systems

Industrial ovens play a significant role in executing pre-drying, drying, curing, and preheating tasks across numerous industries. Every industry is unique, which urges industrial oven manufacturers to produce equipment in varied forms and types.

Derek Burkholder
February 21, 2019
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Why is Infrared Heating So Significant for the Glass Industry?

Heating is a fundamental process involved in the production of many different parts. There are many different types of heating equipment that can be utilized depending on the process to be performed.

Derek Burkholder
September 24, 2018
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Casso Solar Technologies Unveils a New User Friendly Website

Casso Solar Technologies is one of the most experienced companies providing quality services in IR (Infrared) technology. For more than 5 decades now, we have built machinery and equipment for our clients and are working to advance and strengthen these relationships.

Derek Burkholder
August 16, 2018