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.
Epcon Industrial Systems was selected to build an industrial oven with two combustion chambers located on top and three guillotine doors. The large unit, which will cure airplane parts, was funded by the United States government with a comprehensive site factory acceptance test (FAT) and on-site commissioning.
Thermal Product Solutions shipped a Blue M Friction-Aire safety oven, which has a maximum temperature rating of 500°F (260°C), to a manufacturer of consumer products. The solvent-venting oven provides a controlled heat source without heating elements, which eliminates atmospheric explosions and ignitions when working with hazardous Class 1 or Group D materials.
Thermal Product Solutions shipped seven glassware drying ovens to a university based in the Midwest. The Gruenberg ovens have a maximum temperature rating of 650°F and utilize a vertical-up airflow, which maximizes heating rates and temperature uniformity of the product load.
After using a two-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) platform for several years, JPW Ovens and Furnaces wanted to take advantage of new technology to improve its design process. As a result, the manufacturer added systems from Autodesk Inventor, a supplier of three-dimensional tools. The software provides an almost complete illustration of what a product will look like before it is built, say the companies.
HJF, a Korean supplier of meat and sauces, invested in cooking equipment manufactured by Belgium’s Infrabaker International. The industrial oven was purchased to meet demand for grilled chicken breast.
A truck-in oven with a maximum temperature rating of 650°F will be used to test parts used for downhole drilling in the oil-and-gas industry. The Gruenberg oven is constructed from a structural steel frame that supports the 304 stainless steel chamber liner and the exterior sheet metal. All interconnecting struts are noncontinuous, which keeps the exterior cool.
Two automatic drawer ovens have been designed to process drill pipes and drill cores for oilfield equipment. The equipment allows 30’ long parts to be loaded on the drawers via overhead crane for preheating.
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