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Medium Kilns

5,500 to 12,000 Board Feet

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At Nova Dry Kiln, we strive to provide a complete drying solution for our primary and secondary woodworking industry clients. Nova’s Medium Kilns range from 5,500 to 12,000 board feet chambers. Our method of drying lumber produces a brighter higher quality kiln-dried product with significantly lower degrade rates than other systems. Our customers demand higher quality so that their customers return for more product. This design translates to maximum efficiency and improved financial results for the plant. All Nova kilns are of the highest quality, longevity, and operational economy, plus they are the easiest to use. We can provide turnkey construction services along with startup assistance as part of our overall drying solution. Contact our technical staff today to discuss the best drying solution for your facility!

medium dry kiln from Nova Dry Kiln

Standard Features

  • Side hinged door design
  • Aluminum interior
  • 1/8″ aluminum side wall bumpers
  • Embossed steel exterior
  • High R-Factor pre-insulated panels
  • Circulating fan wall
  • High horsepower heat and exhaust
  • Single/Dual Powered Variable Exhaust System
  • Basic control instrumentation package
  • Adjustable overhead tarp baffle
  • Maximum sustainable kiln temperature of 160°F
  • Normal operating temperature of 90°-140°F (30°-60°C)
  • Access door to inspect the lumber
  • Detailed assembly instruction manual

Options

  • Steam conversion capability
  • Hot Water Floor Heating System
  • Wood waste or natural gas hot water boiler
  • Indoor installation
  • Different voltages
  • Boiler connection kit
  • Construction supervision services
  • Start-up services
Nova Dry Kiln Model Average 4/4(25mm) board capacity Average 8/4(50mm) board capacity Pack depth Entry width Interior depth Interior height Concrete pad specs
(PDF file)
KDK-6300 5,141 bd. ft.
(12 cub. m.)
6,365 bd. ft.
(15 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
13 ft.
(3.96 m.)
11 ft. 6 in.
(3.51 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
KDK-6300 Pad Specs
KDK-8350 6,854 bd. ft.
(16 cub. m.)
8,486 bd. ft.
(20 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
17 ft.
(5.18 m.)
11 ft. 6 in.
(3.51 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
KDK-8350 Pad Specs
KDK-10100 8,461 bd. ft.
(20 cub. m.)
10,475 bd. ft.
(25 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
21 ft.
(6.40 m.)
11 ft. 6 in.
(3.51 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
KDK-10100 Pad Specs
KDK-10100-D1* 9,773 bd. ft.
(23 cub. m.)
12,100 bd. ft.
(29 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
21 ft.
(6.40 m.)
16 ft.
(4.88 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
 KDK 10100-D1a3W Pad Specs
KDK-12600 10,282 bd. ft.
(24 cub. m.)
12,730 bd. ft.
(30 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
25 ft.
(7.70 m.)
11 ft. 6 in.
(3.51 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
KDK-12600 Pad Specs
KDK-12600-D1* 11,877 bd. ft.
(28 cub. m.)
14,703 bd. ft.
(35 cub. m.)
4 ft.
(1.22 m.)
25 ft.
(7.70 m.)
16 ft.
(4.88 m.)
12 ft.
(3.68 m.)
KDK 12600-D1 Pad Specs
*These models require 3/4″ stickers.