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Custom Zeolite Rotor Concentrator Ready for Shipment

July 28, 2022

Kono Kogs completes the application, design & build of another custom Zeolite Rotor Concentrator Advantages of a Zeolite Rotor Concentrator A Zeolite Rotary VOC concentrator fills a niche in air emission control market that can save users 50%+ in electric and fuel demand when compared to a regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) in the same application. VOC type and concentration and...

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Kono Kogs Earns American Welding Society (AWS) Certifications

June 27, 2022

The fabrication and assembly team at Kono Kogs continues to add capability and certifications to their list of accomplishments. Many on our team recently earned American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. While our team has always been extremely capable, these certifications prove it. Certifying to these levels is not common in many fabrication shops, but our team has a passion to...

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Kono Kogs Awarded UL 508A Listing for Industrial Control Panels

June 20, 2022

Kono Kogs, Inc. is pleased to announce the awarding of UL 508A certification for their industrial control panels. These electrical subpanels are intended for general industrial machinery operating at 600 volts, or less, in applications where the ambient temperature does not exceed 104°F. To obtain UL 508A certification, an extensive evaluation of drawings, supporting documentation, testing procedures, and test results...

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Pair of Durr Reeco RL Model RTOs Refurbished & Ready for Shipment

June 7, 2022

Kono Kogs is preparing to ship two fully refurbished Durr Reeco RL model RTO systems. One a 45,000 scfm capacity system and the other is a 25,000 scfm unit. Torn Down to Main Components then Rebuilt Our team tackled this refurbishing project by stripping the valve skids of these Reeco RL RTOs down to the main frame and the valve...

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Kono Kogs Announces Change of Leadership

February 8, 2022

Former VP of Sales and Co-Owner Chris Worachek Named President Following Several Years of Rapid Business Growth Featured in PR Web Kono Kogs, Inc., a thermal oxidizer supplier, is excited to announce that Chris Worachek has succeeded Boyd Konowalski as company president as of January 1, 2022. Chris has been with Kono Kogs since 2016 when he joined Boyd as...

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RTO Replacement or Refurbishment? Evaluating Your Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer

January 17, 2022

In an article published in the February 2021 issue of Process Heating Magazine we discuss RTO replacement vs. on-site refurbishment options, and how to evaluate your unit. Enjoy the article below, and call us with any questions. Do you have an aging regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) in your plant? Take a walk around it, and when you do, think back:...

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Preparing Your RTO for Cold Weather

December 23, 2021

Cold weather can impact the reliability of your RTO, especially during sudden temperature changes. These preventive maintenance tips will help you dodge some of the common faults that occur due to cold weather. Compressed Air Dry compressed air is Priority #1 for reliable winter operation of your RTO Regenerative thermal oxidizers (RTOs) typically use pneumatic air cylinders as well as...

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Durr MEGTEC Millennium RTO Rebuild

September 9, 2021

What’s new at Kono Kogs? We are currently refurbishing a Durr MEGTEC Millennium 8000 RTO. It will be re-applied on our customer’s fabric coating line. The high temperature process emissions and condensable nature of the VOCs in fabric coating require a specific design, and this little RTO meets those demands. This is approximately our 20th Millennium rebuild. The Millennium design...

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RTO Systems from Four Different OEMs in Process

June 23, 2021

Kono Kogs is currently refurbishing four different RTO systems from four different OEMs including Durr-Reeco, CECO Adwest Technologies, Alstom, and MEGTEC Systems. All are well-built systems being fully refurbished and re-applied to new emission control applications in the next eight weeks. Our shop crews use their extensive knowledge to tear down RTOs to their basic components, rebuild or replace components...

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Industrial VOC Removal

May 20, 2021

Industrial VOC removal (also called VOC treatment or VOC abatement) involves using various systems or removal technologies to break down volatile organic compounds (VOC). Volatile organic compounds are chemical compounds characterized by high vapor pressure (evaporate easily) and low water solubility (do not dissolve easily). VOCs are a common by-product of many industrial processes, among other sources. Because VOCs can...

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