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Established in 1902, Despatch is a global leader in high performance industrial ovens and other thermal products. A focused commitment to the electronics, healthcare, materials, transportation and industrial markets has enabled Despatch to become experts in these industries. Despatch also serves as a key provider of integrated technology for the emerging solar and carbon fiber markets.

Manufacturers trust Despatch ovens to deliver the uniform and repeatable thermal processing required for critical components to operate flawlessly and ensure reliable product performance. Despatch never cuts corners, ovens are manufactured to the highest standards and deliver invariable, uniform temperature for as long as the oven is in service.

PRESS RELEASES

Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation Oven Granted Patent No. 9,598,795 from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, March 30, 2017 – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issue Patent No. 9,598,795 protecting Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation technology. This patent applies to the split zone control which provides two discrete thermal profiles for the upper and lower half of the chamber. more

Customer Tests Confirm Reduced Cycle Times Using the Newly Patented Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation Oven
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, February 14, 2017 – A second customer evaluation of the Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation Oven was recently completed. The results confirm that the new oxidation technology provides a significant reduction in cycle time. more

Despatch Expands Global Reach by Adding Representation in Turkey and Nordic and Baltic Countries
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, August 12, 2016 – Despatch Industries is expanding its reach globally with the addition of two new representatives. ZW Nordic ab will now represent Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland as well as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Ortak Elektronik San. ve Tic. A.S. will represent the country of Turkey. Having representation in these countries will provide enhanced customer service with local expertise and personal assistance with customer’s thermal processing needs. more

Customer Tests Conclude that the Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation Oven Reduces Cycle Times More Than Expected
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, August 9, 2016 – Initial customer evaluation of the Despatch Split-Zone™ Oxidation Oven has just been completed. Tests were conducted using premium grade fiber running through a single oven that simulated multiple zones. The baseline to achieve the target density was 5 zones with a dwell time of 67.3 minutes. Using the Split-Zone the target density was achieved in just two zones with a dwell time of 44 minutes, a reduction in cycle time of nearly 35%. more

Orders for Despatch Walk-in Ovens Doubled Due to New Models and Faster Delivery
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, August 2, 2016 – Despatch has recently seen a major increase in orders of its walk-in line of ovens. Sales in July were double the number sold last year and are expected to remain strong for the rest of the year. Despatch recently expanded its line of walk-in ovens with a set of new models that have a large capacity of 476 and 952 cubic feet respectively. These ovens are shipped with unitized sections assembled and wired to minimize installation time. Customers have also responded to shorter lead times which have been brought down to just six weeks. more

Despatch Receives Technology Award at SNEC PV Power Expo
Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – June 2, 2016 - Despatch Industries was presented with the Technological Leading Company of PV Industry award at the SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai, China. The award was presented to Gary Cheng, Despatch PV Applications and Sales Manager, at SNEC’s 10th Anniversary Ceremony. more

Despatch Introduces LFC2-12 Class A Laboratory Oven
Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – April 19, 2016 - Despatch Industries is expanding its line of Class A Laboratory ovens with the introduction of the 12 cubic foot LFC2-12. The new larger capacity will be added to a line that includes a 3.8 cubic foot model with proven reliability in demanding production and laboratory applications such as curing, drying, sterilizing, aging and other process-critical procedures. more

Manufacturing Optimization Helps Despatch Reduce Lead Times on Standard Production Ovens
Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – March 16, 2016 - Despatch Industries, with a long held reputation for high quality industrial ovens and furnaces, announces that it is reducing lead times on some of its most popular ovens. The move is the result of an extensive effort to eliminate non-value added variations while standardizing popular options. Customers have increasingly confirmed that lead time is a significant factor when deciding what oven to purchase. more

Despatch Introduces New Large Capacity Walk-in Oven Models to Its Standard Product Line
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, January 25, 2015 – Despatch Industries is expanding its line of walk-in ovens with new models that have a capacity of 476 and 952 cubic feet respectively. The ovens have a maximum operating temperature of 650°F and are available with Class A configurations and electric or gas heat. more

Despatch Expands Global Sales Network, Adding Representatives in Brazil, UK and Ireland
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, January 7, 2015 – Despatch Industries is expanding its reach globally with new representatives in Brazil, United Kingdom and Ireland. Autonomous Brazilian Representatives will be covering all of Brazil, Anglo Production Processes Ltd (APP) will cover the United Kingdom and IPT will be covering Ireland. Having representation in these areas will provide enhanced customer service with local expertise and personal assistance with customer’s thermal processing needs. more

Major Solar Manufacturing Plant Expansion in China to Utilize Despatch’s Safire Firing Furnaces
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, December 28, 2015 – Despatch Industries has received a purchase order for several Safire firing furnaces which will be used in a 2GW expansion of LERRI Solar Technology’s manufacturing capacity. LERRI Solar is a manufacturer of high-efficiency mono crystalline cells and modules in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. more

PRODUCTS

Despatch Industries Announces New Protocol 3™ Temperature and Process Controller

(Tuesday, January 31, 2012)

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – January 31, 2012 - Despatch Industries, the world’s leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, announces the new Protocol 3™ temperature and process controller.  Protocol 3™ is a microprocessor-based temperature and hi-limit controller designed to enhance process visibility and make oven operation simple and flexible.  The advanced controller incorporates many new features that reduce set-up time, simplify operation and minimize downtime. 

“We are very pleased to introduce the new Protocol 3™ advanced controller,” states Kim Meyer, Despatch Product Manager.  “The Protocol 3™ offers a complete control solution and features a host of new options that streamline and simplify oven set-up and operation.”

Protocol 3™ is Despatch’s latest upgrade to its controller offering, replacing the Protocol Plus™.  Protocol 3™ provides the same standard features and three operating modes as the previous controller, but presents several innovative advancements.  The new controller has integrated data logging capabilities that allow users to obtain historic process data for analysis and reporting.  Also new to the Protocol 3™ platform are a USB port for simple configuration set-up and export of data files; a large, easy-to-read backlit LCD display for improved visibility; and a multi-language option.

The Protocol 3™ offers standard hi-limit control, built in real-time clock, password protection of configuration parameters and five output relays that signal user-specified events to external alarm devices.  Users have the option of utilizing Modbus or Ethernet communications for remote start and programming capabilities through a personal computer and the option to purchase Despatch’s Protocol Manager™ monitoring and data acquisition software that enables communication between the oven controller and a personal computer.        

Despatch has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years and is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions to critical applications in a broad range of markets and cutting edge technology worldwide. 

Media Contact:
Amber Schramm
952-469-5424
amber.schramm@despatch.com

Despatch Industries Featured in PC Control Magazine

(Friday, January 20, 2012)

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – January 20, 2012 - Despatch Industries, a leading technology and equipment provider for the solar industry, was recently featured in PC Control magazine, a global publication focused on automation technology that is written and distributed by Beckhoff. Beckhoff is a leading manufacturer of PC-based automation components and systems.

The article in PC Control discusses how Despatch has changed the control of its market-leading CF Series firing furnaces to a PC-based control platform from Beckhoff and the performance improvements the company has seen as a result. Follow this link to read the full article.

Despatch has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years. The company is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions and high performance products to the thermal, solar and carbon fiber markets. The company’s regional offices and complete global service network allow Despatch to provide local sales and product support to all customers worldwide. Despatch equipment is consistently recognized for exceptional performance and process quality, maximum uptime and reduced operating costs.

View the article

Media Contact:
Amber Schramm
952-469-5424
amber.schramm@despatch.com

Despatch Industries Sees Strong Increase in Orders for Clean Process Benchtop Ovens

(Friday, December 16, 2011 )

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – December 16, 2011 - Despatch Industries, the world’s leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, reports that the company has seen a strong increase in orders for its LCC clean process benchtop ovens. The orders have come from customers in a variety of industries, including semiconductor, healthcare and electronic components.

“Our recent increase in orders show that customers are taking advantage of the versatility and robustness that the LCC oven offers to meet their many different production and application needs,” states Kim Meyer, Despatch Product Manager. “The LCC offers a stackable design with several standard chamber sizes and is available with a host of options to meet our customers’ specific processing requirements.”

Despatch’s line of LCC clean process benchtop ovens features standard HEPA filter, stainless steel interior and exterior and the Protocol Plus™ programmable control system. LCC ovens are available in air or nitrogen atmosphere conditions and with maximum temperature capabilities of 260°C (500°F) or 350°C (662°F). Additional oven options include silicone-free construction, an oxygen concentration monitor system, chart recorders and end-of-cycle and high-limit audible and visual alarms. LCC ovens can also be stacked to maximize floor space.

Despatch has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years and is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions to critical applications in a broad range of markets and cutting edge technology worldwide.

Clean Process Benchtop Ovens

Media Contact:
Amber Schramm
952-469-5424
amber.schramm@despatch.com

Despatch Industries Sells Custom Conveyor Oven

(Thursday, November 17, 2011 )

Minneapolis, Minn., U.S.A. – November 17, 2011 - Despatch Industries, the world’s leading thermal processing equipment provider for over one hundred years, announces that the company has sold a custom, high temperature conveyor oven. The oven will be utilized for stress relieving titanium bars that are used in a variety of markets, from medical implants to construction to sporting equipment.

“Our line of high performance PC Series conveyor ovens provide consistent and repeatable process results,” states Tom Weller, Applications Engineer. “This customer chose Despatch because we have the capability to customize our line of conveyor ovens to meet tight airflow tolerances and temperature specifications.”

Despatch’s PC Series ovens are designed to maximize production capacity and optimize floor space. This modified, high-temperature (1100°F) conveyor oven features a wider width chamber and customized stainless steel high temperature belt and all stainless steel interior. Additional options for the PC Series include Class A capabilities, adding multiple heating and cooling zones, variable conveyor speeds and clean environment air filtration including HEPA filters.

Despatch has specialized in thermal processing for over 100 years and is actively using this technical expertise to provide innovative solutions to critical applications in a broad range of markets and cutting edge technology worldwide.

Media Contact:
Amber Schramm
952-469-5424
amber.schramm@despatch.com

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