United Process Controls upgraded the vacuum furnace controls and automation platform for Woodward Inc., a U.S.-based provider of fuel and control systems for aircraft engines. According to the company, the controls allow streamlined reporting for Nadcap compliance as well as integration with the company’s enterprise planning system.
An industrial oven fire did not keep a manufacturing business down for long. According to a local report, AAI Power-Flo Technologies of Auburn, N.Y., was fully operational by Monday morning after the fire on Saturday.
Thermal Product Solutions shipped six Gruenberg cleanroom ovens to a company in the medical industry. The front-loaded ovens have a maximum temperature rating of 300°F (149°C). They utilize horizontal airflow, which maximizes heating rates and temperature uniformity of the product load.
Dave Strand was hired by Wisconsin Oven Corp. as a shop worker in 1986. In 2019, he retires as president and CEO of Thermal Product Solutions, the parent company of Wisconsin Oven. Strand dedicated 33 years to the continued growth of Wisconsin Oven, and his presence will be greatly missed by employees, customers and community partners.
A manufacturer in the aerospace industry took shipment of an electrically heated curing oven with a maximum operating temperature of 400°F. The batch oven, which was manufactured by Wisconsin Oven, has sufficient capacity to heat 8,000 lb of steel and 20,000 lb of soluble material .
Solace Management Group Inc. completed construction of a 7,500 ft2 manufacturing facility in Coquitlam, British Columbia, that will increase production capacity by up to tenfold. The facility, which will produce pet and consumer healthcare goods, includes an industrial oven.
Use the 2019 edition of our industrial oven selection tool to compare oven manufacturers and find those experienced with your industrial heating process.
March 1, 2019
Industrial ovens cover the gamut of configurations, heating methods and manufacturing processes. With so many suppliers offering a range of designs, how do you know where to start? Use our online Equipment Overview to identify prospective suppliers for your next oven buying project.
Lucifer Furnaces supplied several convection ovens to a manufacturer of small medical parts in the southern United States. The units, which heat to 1200°F, are insulated with 4.5" of multilayered firebrick and 2" insulating cold face block with overlapped seams for reduced thermal loss. Temperature uniformity is achieved with recirculating airflow.