Electrically Heated Inert Atmosphere Oven reaches 1,000°F.
August 23, 2011 -
Used for annealing copper foil parts, No. 872 features 36 x 48 x 36 workspace; 36 kW installed in Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements; and 2,000 cfm, 2 hp recirculating blower. Oven's 8 in. thick insulated walls are comprised of 2 in. of 1,900°F block and 6 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool plus aluminized steel exterior and interior. Structural steel base raises roller rails, which are mounted on bottom of oven workspace and rated for 2,000 lb loads, to 20 in. loading height.
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Grieve Corporation, The
500 Hart Rd.
Round Lake, IL, 60073-2898
1000°F Inert Atmosphere Oven
No. 872 is an electrically-heated 1000°F (~532°C) inert atmosphere oven from Grieve, currently used for annealing copper foil parts. 36 KW are installed in Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements. Workspace dimensions are 36" wide x 48" deep x 36" high. A 2000 CFM, 2 HP recirculating blower provides universal airflow to the workload.
The oven has 8" thick insulated walls comprised of 2" of 1900°F block and 6" of 10 lb/cf density rockwool, plus an aluminized steel exterior and interior. A structural steel base is provided to raise the roller rails to a 20" loading height. These roller rails, mounted on the bottom of the oven workspace, are rated for 2000 lb. loads.
No. 872 features Grieve inert atmosphere oven construction, which includes a pressure regulator, flow meter, pressure gauge, internal high-temperature gasket, all welded construction in the doorway throat, air jacket on inner oven for cooling, ½" thick cellular silicone rubber atmosphere seal, blower shaft seal, positive latching door hardware, adjustable offset door hinges, outlet with pressure relief, interior seams welded gas-tight and all wall penetrations fitted with compression fittings.
A 975 CFM blower with automatic dampers pulls air through the air jacket on the inner oven for cooling, while the oven's quick-purge system includes a 1200 SCFH flow meter and solenoid to open the outlet.
Controls onboard No. 872 include a recording and programming temperature recorder and fused disconnect switch.
For more information, please contact: THE GRIEVE CORPORATION, 500 Hart Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA. Phone: (847) 546-8225. Fax: (847) 546-9210. Web: www.grievecorp.com. Email: email@example.com. Attention: Frank Calabrese.