Equine and Large Animal Cremator

Firelake Manufacturing has been working with university and private firms to help with horse, cow, and other large animal cremation and animal carcass disposal needs.  Cremators have to be accessible yet large enough to accept the animal carcass with minimal effort.  Top loading models are convenient for suspended loading such as when slings or … [Read more...]

Contraband Incinerator Ready for Startup

A contraband disposal site in Georgia is using a Firelake Model P50 contraband incinerator to destroy illegal drug substances. Waste materials will be broken down to fine ash or very brittle unrecognizable remains.  The top loading multiburner incinerator has a large capacity primary chamber and a secondary burn chamber to eliminate chamber smoke.  … [Read more...]

Incinerator to Fit your Specific Waste Stream Disposal Needs

1924. Yes, ninety-three years ago IBM was founded and J. Edgar Hoover was placed in charge at the FBI.  Firelake Manufacturing has a history tracing back that far.  What have we done?  Designed, tested, built, sold, and serviced combustion equipment for a significant part of that time.  Many dozens of models and hundreds of features have been … [Read more...]

Creative Savings on Firelake Incinerators

Have you been thinking of starting a cremation business for animals or on-site waste disposal?  The price of buying equipment can make that decision difficult.  Initial cost to get in the business can be softened by using readily available payment options.  This leaves your cash free to use for other supplies and payroll.   Firelake Manufacturing … [Read more...]

We have Incineration Cremation Dedication

Do you take spending money seriously?   At Firelake Manufacturing, we take incineration and cremation so serious it is the core of our business. Everyday is focused on incinerating and cremating. Read more about out Incineration Cremation Dedication: We have roots in the business dating back over 40 years. Our standard product line … [Read more...]

“Cremator Selection for Dummies”

Have you ever seen or read any of the popular instructional books in the "Dummies" series?  Not everyone is a master of all knowledge.   If you are considering a purchase of an incinerator or cremator, here are a  few questions and be better informed to make a decision during your incinerator or cremator selection. What is the difference between … [Read more...]

Low Cost Pet Cremation, Quick Payoff

Last month, we detailed the cost to operate, and revenue from a P model Firelake pet cremation system.  That pet cremation payoff scenario is economically attractive for mid-sized and larger veterinarian clinics but now we would like to highlight a smaller less cost model commonly used in smaller rural clinics. These smaller Firelake "A" models … [Read more...]

The Cost of Delaying a Pet Cremator Purchase

A common story is heard a few months after a customer has been using a Firelake Cremator. The owner reviews their cash flow and expenses then realize they were losing income every day they did not have the cremator operating at their site. Here is a simple way to show a return on investment for a pet cremator based from a real story. The Pet … [Read more...]

Michigan Veterinarian Obtains Cremator Permit

Firelake Manufacturing worked with the Michigan DEQ (Department of Environmental Quality) and Firelake's equipment distributor to gain cremator permit approval to install and operate a model P16 animal crematorium.  This gas-fired unit is an automatic run and stop system requiring only loading and pressing the "START" button. In a few hours a … [Read more...]

State Testing Incinerator Certification

  Firelake Manufacturing's experienced technical crew built and pretested the Model P50 incinerator, then contracted a third party stack testing agency to officially measure flue gas content in preparation for State Testing Incinerator Certification. Many states require a specific test to be done and the flue gas to meet established requirements. … [Read more...]