Steam Kiln

 

Nyle’s engineered steam and hot water coils are a key component to properly maintaining temperature in a kiln. Nyle has worked exclusively with a quality coil provider to develop coils that last and are specifically made for the lumber drying industry.

What is the right size Steam Coil Heating System

Outfitted with our engineered steam and hot water coils, you have a chamber that you can use for drying as well as heat treating. Just putting in fin tube and piping works but doesn’t guarantee performance. Over the years, Nyle has worked exclusively with a quality coil provider to develop coils that last. Specifically for the lumber industry.?

Model Drying Capacity (Hardwood) Drying Capacity (Softwood) Drying Time (Pine) Drying Time (Oak)
CP4 6000BF 8000 BF 3-5 Days  22-35 Days
CP6 9000 BF 12000 BF 3-5 Days 22-35 Days
CP8 12000 BF 16,000 BF 3-5 Days 22-35 Days

Notes: Drying times are based on 4/4 lumber. 

All Steam and Hot Water Units:

  • Operates between 80-180F.
  • Softwood Operation Costs – Propane: 65-70 Gallons/1000 BF, Electric Costs: 225 KWH/1000 BF
  • Hardwood Operation Costs – Propane: 60-65 Gallons/1000 BF, Electric Costs: 250 KWH/1000 BF