Heat Recovery for Leading British Food Producer

Heat Recovery System
Trusted Wheel

...to understand

  • Our customer is a leading British food producer known for its fresh and processed meat products, along with a variety of cooked and continental foods.
  • The company plans to expand its capacity by acquiring three new industrial ovens from a UK manufacturer of bakery ovens to improve production efficiency.
  • They are also committed to reducing its environmental impact by implementing heat recovery technology to capture exhaust gas heat, providing hot water for cleaning.
  • The Oven supplier having worked previously with Turnbull& Scott recognised our expertise in heat recovery units for bakery and roasting applications.
  • Turnbull & Scott, already a trusted supplier selected the Exodraft range of heat recovery products, emphasising a longstanding collaborative relationship.
  • Through these strategic investments and partnerships, the customer aims to enhance its operational efficiency and sustainability, reinforcing its dedication to environmental stewardship.

...to solve

  • The Turnbull & Scott design team conducted a detailed analysis of customer’s operating data to understand the heat recovery potential of the exhaust gases.
  • T&S used their proprietary in-house design software to accurately model the heat recovery capacity, optimising the system's efficiency.
  • Three Exodraft Safe Plate products were selected as they are known for their reliability and effectiveness in heat recovery applications.
  • These Heat Recovery units are designed to produce 15,575,040 litres of hot water, contributing significantly to energy savings.
  • The implementation of the Exodraft Safe Plate heat recovery is expected to save 133,629kW of gas annually, aligning with the customer’s energy efficiency goals.
  • Additionally, this initiative will reduce carbon emissions by 25 tonnes of CO2 each year, demonstrating a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.
Heat recovery system

...to deliver

  • The Safe Plates were delivered to the customer following the design process, marking the beginning of the installation phase.
  • Turnbull & Scott also supplied In-line chimney fans, monitoring equipment and a control panel to the customer, ensuring flexibility and control within the heat recovery system.
  • Installers and engineers from Turnbull & Scott collaborated closely with the customer, the oven manufacturer and a range of contractors, providing expert support during the installation and commissioning of the three Safe Plates, alongside the necessary fans and control systems.
  • As a result of the coordinated efforts, the new ovens were equipped with an integrated heat recovery system and transitioned into production within just two months.
  • The efficiency demonstrated by the heat recovery system has significantly impressed the customer, fostering their interest in incorporating similar systems in future ovens.
  • Encouraged by the system's performance, the customer is now considering the possibility of retrofitting existing ovens with the same heat recovery technology, reflecting their satisfaction and trust in Turnbull & Scott’s solutions.

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