A gas-fired walk-in batch oven will be used for aluminum aging various automotive castings. Produced by Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., the high production-capacity oven is designed to handle 6,000 lb of steel racks with aluminum castings. It was purchased to meet increasing product demand.

The oven was factory tested and adjusted prior to shipment to help reduce installation and startup times. It was installed and operational within two days.