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Technical Knowledge



Technical Knowledge

Here you can download further information about Infrared-lamps in general (only in German Language right now). If you would like to know more, we are happy to assist you. Please contact us.

Technical Information about Infrared Lamps


Excerpt from our Technical Basics PDF

The transfer of thermal energy in infrared applications is not by thermal conduction, not by convection, but exclusively by non-contact thermal radiation.

1) What is infrared radiation?

Non-contact heat transfer, without convection or thermal conduction.

2) What are the physical principles behind infrared radiation?

Emission from the radiator
Transmission through air or vacuum
Reflection from object
Absorption in the object

3) What are the fields of application?

  • PET bottle production for beverage and other packaging industry
  • Paper production
  • Printing ink drying
  • Powder and wet paint drying
  • Furniture production
  • Plastic thermoforming
  • Plastic welding
  • Paint drying in spot repair
  • Silicon wafer production for photovoltaic
  • Food heat preservation
    outdoor space heating in gastronomy
  • Rotor blade production
  • and many other applications

These and other questions are answered in a comprehensive PDF document, which we will be pleased to send you.