Cure Coatings with a Three-Zone Conveyor Oven

Sept. 20, 2017
Grieve provides safety equipment for handling flammable solvents with its ovens.

No. 865 is a 750°F (399°C), three-zone conveyor oven currently used for curing coatings at the customer’s test facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 30 in. W x 18 ft. D x 15 in. H. 90KW (30 KW per zone) are installed in Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements, while three 1,500 CFM, 1-1/2 HP recirculating blowers provide vertical downward airflow to the workload.


This Grieve conveyor oven has a 4-ft. long open belt loading zone and 4-ft. long open unloading zone. Features include three 6-ft. long insulated heat zones with independent recirculated airflow and temperature control, 6-in. insulated walls and aluminized steel exterior.


Additional features include 24 in. wide, 1 in. x 1 in. 304 stainless steel flat wire conveyor belt with ½ HP motor drive, variable from 0.1 to 2 ft. per minute. The oven has safety equipment for handling flammable solvents, including explosion venting door hardware.


Controls on the No. 865 include digital indicating temperature controllers and a 3-pen circular chart recorder.