Currently used for curing metal coatings onto parts, Grieve’s No. 887 gas-fired, 1,000°F cabinet oven features 175,000 Btu/hr installed in a modulating natural gas burner to provide heat, while a 2,000-cfm, 2-hp stainless steel recirculating blower provides a horizontal airflow across the workload. The oven offers workspace dimensions of 38 × 38 × 38 inches; an aluminized steel exterior; Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior; plus inner and outer door gaskets that seal against the door plug and the front face of the oven. No. 887 also features 8-inch-thick insulated oven walls consisting of 2 inches of 1,900°F block and 6 inches of 10 lb/cf density rockwool insulation.
All safety equipment is onboard as required by IRI, FM and NFPA Standard 86 for gas-heated equipment, including a 325-cfm, 1/3-hp powered forced exhauster. A digital indicating temperature controller is also provided.
Editor PickO&S Expo Renamed as “SurfaceTechnology GERMANY”
Global trade fair organizer Deutsche Messe AG announces renaming its surface finishing O&S Expo to “SurfaceTechnology GERMANY.” The new name is already in effect for the next edition of the international trade fair for surface treatment technology from June 5 to 8 this year in Stuttgart, Germany.