500F Gas-Heated Two-Zone Conveyor Oven
November 18, 2013
A 500F gas-heated, two-zone belt conveyor oven, the No. 810 from Grieve Corp., Round Lake, Ill., is currently in use for curing aluminum pistons at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions inside this unit measure 42 x 24 x 15 in. Workloads travel atop a 36-in. wire conveyor belt with 1/4 HP motor drive, variable from 0.8 to 15-in./min.
Modulating natural gas burners with 350,000 BTU/hr. are installed in each of the two heating zones. An aluminized steel exterior houses insulated walls and a stainless steel interior in the first zone and aluminized steel interior in the second.
The 810 has all safety equipment required for gas-heated equipment by IRI, FM and NFPA Standard 86, including forced exhausters, airflow safety switches, hi/lo gas pressure switches, excess temperature controllers and electronic flame safeguard protection. This unit also features doors at both ends of the workspace to contain heat, as well as pushbutton electric ignition for ease of operation and a recording thermometer.