BIGonDRY Srl, established manufacturer of Wood Drying and thermo-treatment plants, is strongly committed to developing new solutions, focusing not only on the quality but also to eco-sustainability and energy saving. A proof of it is the latest Heat recovery system REC PLUS, with an efficiency over 30%, so confirm their own users. The air/air heat exchanger is designed and installed to exploit as much as possible the exchange of heat of hot air flowing out of the kiln and transfer as much energy as possible to the fresh air flowing in. In addition to the effect of the heat exchangers, a specifically developed software drives the drying process in order to allow that the whole energy transferred to the air inside the kiln is used and not dissipated, optimizing the efficiency and reducing the cost of the plant.
Further developments and technical advances of BIGonDRY are concerning the plant for the Thermo-modification of wood at high temperature (THW). The THW line is representing an increasingly significant portion of BIGonDRY’s turnover. The configuration of the kilns enables a simple and economical management of a machine with a very high technological content. Thanks to its versatility, it can satisfy multiple functions as Conventional Dryer, Steamer, Sterilizer to ISPM-15, Wood Stabilizer, THW (Wood Thermal Modification treatment) up to 230 ° C. The energy balance is favourable because the heat exchange takes place directly into the kiln, thus avoiding energy dispersion through intermediate steps. The results obtained confirm the repeatability of treatments granting homogeneous colour and intense and pleasant colour of antique wood, high durability and resistance to weather, insects, fungal infections. BIGonDRY THW counts nowadays even with a special filter to reduce emissions into the atmosphere eliminating any possible environmental impact.