Industrial Uses of Totagaz - Total Kenya Limited

Industrial Uses of Totalgaz

LPG powers a vast range of economically and environmentally responsible machinery. It is used in space and process heating, powering industrial ovens, food productionm kilns, furnaces, production of packing material as well as powering forklift trucks in warehouses. Common industrial uses for LPG are:

  • Metal Processing - heat treatments to meet the demands of highly specialized metals
  • Ceramic - LPG is one of the best choices of energy for products made of clay because clay requires high heating value in order to be hard and solid. LPG also provides clean combustion that is easy to control.
  • Food processing - Because of its clean burning properties. LPG is used in bakeries and other food processing units because it will not expose the foods to the risk of contamination.
  • Textile - In the textile industry, LPG is used in the heating of the bath (cleaning, bleaching and dyeing), ironing, and drying thread.
  • Printing - LPG is used in the manufacture of pulp, paper and carboard, and color printing. It is favourable because of its modular heating, easy regulation of output, cleanliness and environmental care.
  • Chemical production - LPG is recommended over steam boilers especially in heat exchangers