A cabinet oven designed by Grieve Corp., Round Lake, Ill., will be used for heating heavy steel housings.
The 550°F (288°C) oven has 8 kW installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular heating elements as well as 6” insulated walls and an aluminized steel exterior. A 600-cfm, 0.5-hp recirculating blower provides universal front-to-rear airflow. A roller shelf at the bottom of the workspace is rated for 200 lb loading.
Controls include a digital indicating temperature controller, a manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors and a recirculating blower airflow safety switch.