A 350°F electrically heated batch oven is being used for baking carbon-fiber materials. The walk-in unit includes a top-mounted heater-box with 144 kW of heat capacity.
Designed and manufactured by Lewco Inc., it is equipped with two 30,000 cfm circulation fans that deliver dual airflow and provide uniform heat throughout the workspace. The airflow volume of the oven is designed to meet strict temperature uniformity requirements.
Controls include a Eurotherm Nanodac temperature controller and redundant high-limit controller. This controller has a serial communication port and can store up to 99 different ramp/ soak recipes. The controller will continuously record the process temperature and three additional thermocouples inputs.