Grieve Corp.’s No. 876 is a 500°F gas-heated belt conveyor oven designed for drying brass and aluminum parts. Workspace dimensions measure 22 × 126 × 15 inches, and the workload rides through an 18-inch open-belt loading zone, 126-inch insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow, 6-inch open zone, 72-inch cooling zone and a 12-inch open unloading zone. The workspace is heated by 350,000-Btu/hr installed in a modulating natural gas burner, while a 3,000-cfm, 2-hp recirculating blower furnishes vertical downward airflow to the workload. The oven features an aluminized steel interior and exterior, 4-inch-thick insulated walls and two 12-inch diameter tubeaxial fans. A side oven door provides access to the heat chamber.
The No. 876 oven includes a 16-inch B36-24-14 conveyor belt with 3-inch-high flex plate edges driven by a 1/3-hp motor with variable speed from 1.3 to 26 ft/min. It also features a 325-cfm, 1/3-hp powered forced exhauster.