Adhesives Magazine

GRIEVE CORP: Electric Oven (10/20/09)

October 20, 2009


No. 1007 is an electrically heated, 500º F (~230ºC) top-loading oven currently used for curing composite components. Workspace dimensions are 26-1/2’ wide x 2’ deep x 2-1/2’ high. 60 KW are installed in Nichrome wire heating elements and three (3) 3-HP recirculating blowers total 9000 CFM to provide horizontal rear-to-front airflow to the workload.

This Grieve top-loading oven features 4” insulated walls, an aluminized steel interior and exterior, a motor-operated rear-hinged door, and a compressed air manifold with eight connections. The unit meets NEMA 12 electrical standards, while the floor of the workspace is reinforced for 5000 lb. loading to support the customer’s fixtures.

Controls onboard No. 1007 include a digital programming temperature controller, a 16-point strip chart recorder and a tower light to indicate machine status.

For more information, visit www.grievecorp.com.