THE GRIEVE CORPORATION developed this electrically heated universal-style oven (No. 985) for use heating the ends of aluminum rod to 850ºF (454ºC), in a forming operation.
Workspace dimensions measure 36x36x36 in. (WxDxH). 18 kW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the oven chamber, while a 600 CFM, 1/2-HP recirculating blower provides front-to-rear universal airflow to the workload.
This universal oven features 6-in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior, single front door with five 3-in. diameter ports and two 6-in. diameter ports equipped with slide dampers, plus an 8” x 10” Pyrex/Vycor viewing window and interior oven light.
Controls include digital programming, temperature controller, manual-reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors, and recirculating airflow safety switch.