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issue: October 2006 APPLIANCE Magazine

Cover Story

page 32
Ignition Systems and Gas Technology
Keeping it Clean
by Lisa Bonnema, Senior Editor
A hot water booster heater uses a patented gas burner to keep commercial dishwashers running hot and dishes sanitized.

page 34
Ignition Systems and Gas Technology
Igniting Strategic Synergy
by Lisa Bonnema, Senior Editor
With competition heating up in the global cooking market, manufacturers are taking strategic steps to ensure their appliances are built with the best gas technology available.

Feature Articles

page 20
Guest Editorial
Consensus is Key to Advancing Our Industries
by GAMA Chairman William S. Rafferty, executive vice president, Mestek, Inc.
I am honored to take the reins as chairman of the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA) for 2006-2007. Our previous chairman, Tom Huntington of York International, served us with great judgment and leadership, and he will be a tough act to follow.

page 38
Supplier Solutions
Application Spotlight - Thermal and Acoustical Insulation

page 59
Floor Care
Two Tales of Added Value
In two separate instances, residential floor care OEM Tacony and commercial floor care OEM KleenRite turned to their thermostat supplier’s Value Added Department for easy solutions to complicated problems.

APPLIANCE Engineer®

page 23
The Open Door
Washing Performance—Addressing All the Factors
by Chris Shanley, Laundry Product Manager, BSH Home Appliances Corporation

page 24
Small Appliances
No Tolerance for Arc Faults
by Dr. Allen C. Eberhardt, mechanical design and test engineer, Product Safety Research
Closely evaluating end-of-life and pulse-current failure scenarios can make small appliances more robust and protect against potential fires.

page 27
Technology Report
Connectivity Made Easy
A new family of 8-bit microcontrollers features a built-in Ethernet controller, enabling designers to easily add connectivity to a range of applications.

page 28
Electronics Report
Bright Ideas
By combining a unique light extraction technology with a solid-state light source, a new edge-lighting solution allows engineers to design LCD TVs with a handful of LEDs.

Production

page 59
Floor Care
Two Tales of Added Value
In two separate instances, residential floor care OEM Tacony and commercial floor care OEM KleenRite turned to their thermostat supplier’s Value Added Department for easy solutions to complicated problems.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

page
U.S. Appliance Industry Shipment Statistics
Factory Unit Shipments Statistics for the month of July 2006
Revised September 20, 2006

page 13
Appliance Industry
Majors and Comfort Conditioning Index for July 2006

page 16
Europe Report
Cutting Edge Washing from BSH
by Paul Roggema, Europe Correspondent
The first week of July was an unusual time for a large-scale product presentation, but BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH used the new Munich soccer stadium as the venue for presenting its wares to almost 10,000 German, Swiss and Austrian white goods retailers.

page 16
China Report
China Restricts CFCs
by Viloet Han, China Correspondent

Departments

page 7
Appliance Line
Special Events and Smart Decisions
Consumers are finding good reasons to pay a premium for appliances.

Products

New Products and New Literature

 

 

 

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