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35409 - Drop Bottom

 

Drop Bottom Oven

 

Enhanced Features

• Microprocessor based temperature controller, with integrated  Automatic tuning, and PID (Proportional band, Integral time, Derivative time)
• Honeywell digital chart recorder
• Allen-Bradley touchscreen
• Local 30 amp disconnects for each 3 phase motor
• Custom program "recipes" for heat treating a variety of parts
• Custom part racks, hoist,
• Custom stainless steel quench tanks
• Powered truck with ABB variable frequency (variable speed) truck motor
• Clean electric heat
• New York Blower fans
• Electro-pneumatically operated, quick-open, horizontal doors
• Customer specified paint

Drop Bottom Furnace
The furnace shown is an example of a DROP BOTTOM FURNACE.  Designed for heat treating purposes where a quench time of less than (8) eight seconds is required, this batch type furnace is rated for 1100° F, with a batch load of 500-1000 lbs. per hour.  The unit shown utilizes an electric heater, but gas burners can also be used.  In this installation, the customer desired a turnkey system, complete with custom quench tanks and cart, chiller, external hoist, custom racks, platforms, and full function programming and integration.  The approximate dimensions of the furnace are 26 feet long X 17 feet wide X 22 feet high.  The overall footprint of the entire system as shown, including track for the quench cart is approximately: 35 feet X 62 feet.  FECO can provide you with all or any part of this type of equipment.

Specifications:

TEMPERATURE RANGE
• 1000°F (538°C) operating temperature, 1100°F (593°C)  maximum temperature

OVERALL SIZE (approximate - furnace only)
• 22' long  x 17' wide x 22' high

HEAT SOURCE
• Electric

HEATING CAPACITY
• 230kw (230,000 watts)

PRODUCTION RATE
• 500-1000 lbs. of aluminum per hour

TOTAL NOMINALWORKSPACE
• 128 cubic feet (4' x 8' x 4')

AIR DISTRIBUTION TYPE
• Convection - horizontal crossflow

AIR CHANGES
• 18+ per minute

NUMBER OF ZONES
• (1) one

INSULATION CONSTRUCTION
• Impaled Kaowool

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