Vice President & General Manager
ASI, Division of Thermal Technologies, Inc.
Jason Allington has been the Vice President & General Manager of ASI, Division of Thermal Technologies, Inc., since 2017. Since joining the company in 2006, Jason has served in many roles, including applications engineer and sales manager. Prior to joining ASI, Jason was employed as a field service and controls engineer focusing on PLC and robotics programming. Jason earned his Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in thermodynamics and control systems from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He enjoys bee keeping, gardening, and cheering his two daughters on at swim team competitions.
Selecting the correct heat source for your process is an important step that will affect your entire production line and end product. The most common industrial heat sources include natural gas burners, electric coils, steam coils, hot oil coils, and indirect gas fired heat exchangers. There are several criteria and variables that must be assessed prior to choosing the heat source most suited to your application. When choosing a heat source, the following variables should be evaluated:
These variables will be discussed, analyzed, and evaluated using different processes and examples to demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of various heat sources for different applications.