Structural ClaySwindell Dressler has been a major supplier of kilns, dryers and complete plants to the North American heavy-clay and brick industries.
Bricks, tile, or flower pots. No matter what structural clay products you fire, when they enter a Swindell Dressler kiln, they exit in less time and at lower cost.
Our tunnel and shuttle kilns are built to be reliable and economical. Our secret? The SILVER CLOUD™ System.
The SILVER CLOUD™ System is an integrated manufacturing concept that combines the latest technologies of refractory insulation materials, process know-how, and construction techniques. Computerized firing allows program flexibility for changes in product lines.
Our computer-controlled handling systems move products into the right position at the right time. Swindell Dressler low-mass car designs join the best combustion technology with lightweight, cost-effective superstructure materials to increase fuel savings.
In 1994, Swindell Dressler introduced the Low-Set™ brick making process which makes it possible to substantially speed up the times to dry and fire the brick for most clays.
The Low-Set™ brick making process is designed to reduce operating costs by optimizing:
The Low-Set™ process uses a setting height of only 3 or 4 brick. The Low-Set™ package can be set and unloaded with less costly machinery and can be dried faster using less energy. Also, the Low-Set™ package can be fired faster with better temperature uniformity, more uniform flashing and reduced firing losses.
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