GFC products are flameless catalytic infrared heaters that reduce drying time by 70-80% over convection drying. These infrared systems are simple to use, cost effective and offers the ability to force the drying or curing of any type of organic coating. It is particularly efficient over water based types of coating, since it forces the moisture out of the film within 2 to 3 minutes. All GFC products are backed by 20 years of experience designing painting lines and are CSA International approved.
A simple, plug and play curing system that drastically reduces dry time. The units come in dual-panel assemblies, each with a control panel and flexible arms to easily position the panels for projecting radiant to the targets. An optical pyrometer on each panel reads the surface temperature of the parts to control the surface temperature.
GFC Catalytic technology uses a mixture of fresh air and gas fuel (natural gas or propane) to provide an oxygen rich atmosphere for better oxidation of the fuel, and to generate the amount of “amplitude” power necessary to reach long distances for effective infrared curing. This air/gas system provides the advantage to allow the panels to be able to project the infrared energy to distances from 6 to 8 feet.
Read what our FC Technician has to say about a recent installation:
“For our first curing test, I set the percentage value low at 20% to check overall heat and part temp at 3 ft. distance from the heating panel. I was able to achieve roughly 115 degrees F part temp at 1O min cure time . I then proceeded to increase my percentage value to 30% and run another test with 10 min cure time . With adding just another 10% of gas output we were able to maintain a consistent part temp of 140 degrees. This took the customer's usual 3 hour drying time down to 10 min with an additional 5 minutes of flash time before. The customer was extremely happy with the results and impressed with how user-friendly the GFC systems is. The customer is now able to not only increase their production and can focus on quality as well”.
Contact your FC Technical Sales Representative to arrange a demonstration of this efficient drying technology at 800-514-0095 today!