Trus Joist, the world's leading producer of laminated joists, uses Heatec thermal fluid heaters to heat presses that laminate wood components of their joists. Their facility in Eugene, Oregon uses two 6.5 million Btu/hour heaters. Their facility in Stayton, Oregon uses one 6.5 million Btu/hour heater. All three heaters are HCI helical coil heaters.
The heaters have fully modulating burners with high turn-down ratios to allow for widely varying loads. The temperature of the thermal fluid at the outlet of each heater is 487 degrees F. Heatec also furnished duplex pump skids with piping and filters.