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Stack Test Failure on Your Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer? What’s the Next Step?

December 20, 2022

Exhaust stack test failures happen, and they are not pleasant to experience. Some common causes of stack test failures are: Regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) performanceProcess conditionsStack test performanceOperating air permit Determining the reason for the failure is easiest while the stack testing firm is still on site! They have the instrumentation needed to troubleshoot and identify many of the potential...

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How to Purchase a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO)

November 22, 2022

Helpful Guidelines for Specifying & Purchasing an RTO Article originally appeared in Process Heating May 18, 2022 Specifying and selecting a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) for control of your industrial air emissions can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are tools available to increase your potential for success right from the start. It does not require an in-depth knowledge of...

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Out With the New & In With the Old

November 22, 2022

Refurbishing RTO Carousel: One Complete, One Beginning Our shop crew of extremely capable refurbishing technicians continues to bring vitality to Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) systems in need of functional and cosmetic updates. A pair of rotary valve RTO systems are currently passing like ships in the night. One, a Durr Reeco Brand, model RL 50 (50,000 scfm) RTO has been...

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Our Metal Fabrication Services Reach New Heights!

November 3, 2022

Our metal fabrication services team continues to excel in new areas. Our largest super structure to-date was recently completed and is ready for shipment. The large, welded structure (18’ x 32’ x 13.5’H; weighing 26,000 lbs) will support a regenerative thermal oxidizer weighing 13,000 lbs. Handrail, ladders and safety railing and stairs were part of the build as well as a tread...

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Custom Process Ductwork: Design, Fabrication, and Installation

September 16, 2022

Kono Kogs has completed another custom ductwork design, fabrication and installation project In-House Ductwork Design and Fabrication Kono Kogs has been designing and installing process ductwork since our inception, but in late 2020 we began ductwork fabrication in-house. We now design, fabricate and install our ductwork projects and do it exceptionally well. Whether it is ductwork needed for an installation...

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Sustainability in Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers

September 7, 2022

How Does a Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) Help Increase Sustainability? Definition of Sustainability Wikipedia defines sustainability as “a societal goal that broadly aims for humans to safely co-exist on planet Earth over a long time. In everyday usage of the term, sustainability is often focused mainly on the environmental aspects.” We are familiar with sustainability, and such terms as carbon...

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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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