Strayfield Limited founded in 1968, was established to produce Radio Frequency Equipment capable of reliable continuous operation.
The first equipment manufactured
by the Company was for the biscuit and cracker industry. Continuous
development effort over the years has seen the introduction
of equipment for use in the drying of Textile Yarn, Glass
fibres and Paper Coatings and for Radio Frequency heating
of a whole range of products from foodstuffs to Medium Density
The Strayfield name today stands above all for high quality consistent performance equipment.
Over the years the ownership
of Strayfield has seen changes, and the company has also been
known as Strayfield International, Proctor Strayfield and
Strayfield designs and produces first class equipment for the textile, paper converting, glass fibre, woodworking and food processing industries
has been traditionally associated with conveyorised dryers
for the textile industry and since 1999, has extended its
range to batch fed, vacuum cooled models, which was speciality
of Strayfield's former associate company, Fastran Engineering.
The Fastran company originated from the research and development
division of a leading woollen manufacturer based in Galashiels
in the heartland of the Scottish textile industry. Dedicated
to the specialist requirements of the textile industry, Fastran
manufactured radio frequency dryers for the woollen, cotton
and synthetic fibre wet processing industry. Strayfield inherited
and has significantly improved the reliability of the famous
'CoolDry' system from Fastran, which now utilises sophisticated
RF technology and simultaneous vacuum application. Today Strayfield's
product range covers the entire spectrum of industry needs
in the radio frequency drying and heating sector.
has an extensive network of sales, service and spare parts
agencies world-wide. Engineering services and spares of first
class quality are made available globally from this network.