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Tunnel Oven Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial tunnel oven manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source tunnel oven manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These tunnel oven companies can design, engineer and manufacture tunnel ovens to your specifications and application needs. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these tunnel oven manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether it’s for a manufacturer of brazing ovens, rotary ovens, or conveyor ovens.

  • Round Lake, IL 847-546-8225

    As leaders in the industry, The Grieve Corporation has been bringing customers exceptional ovens for over twenty-six years. Our experience and dedication to customers lends us to precision in oven design, use of high-quality materials, and specific manufacturing processes. Every product created is rigorously tested and meets the National Fire Protection Association 86, Industrial Risk Insurers, Factory Mutual and OSHA standards.

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  • Sandusky, OH 419-625-4014

    LEWCO, Inc. is dedicated to bringing our customers quality products on time at the most cost-effective prices. Our commitment is evident through our extensive line of standard oven products, as well as customization capabilities. Browse our stock to find just the right oven to suit your application. If your order requires exact specifications met, please know we can easily accommodate your custom design. Our products are rigorously tested and meet ISO 9001:2008 standards.

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  • New Columbia, PA 570-538-7200

    As leaders in the industrial oven manufacturing industry for over forty years, trust Thermal Product Solutions to bring you only the best. Our commitment to customers is exemplified through our exceptional variety of standard design tunnel ovens. We also offer conveyor customization, as well as other customizable oven features. Our experience ensures the oven you order is the best available and will function with long-term reliability.

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  • Grant, MI 231-834-9131

    Complete finishing systems are designed around your specific process needs and are optimized to fit within your space requirements. We specialize in producing paint systems for wet and powder coatings, while also providing comprehensive design, fabrication, installation, start-up, and training services. Our complete finishing systems consist of an overhead conveyor, pretreatment washer, dry-off oven, paint/powder booths, cure oven, and controls.

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  • Perry, OH 440-259-2500

    Since 1934, Niagara Systems has been a premier manufacturer of outstanding Washers and Ovens. Our products include industrial parts washers, parts cleaning equipment and parts washers to accommodate any size or shape stampings, castings or machined parts. Our high quality washers and ovens solve many difficult problems for our customers in many industries.

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  • East Troy, WI 262-642-3938

    Wisconsin Oven Corporation operates with high integrity and dedication to quality products. Our values are evident throughout our line of standard product and extend beyond to offer customization options to meet your need. Serving a multitude of applications, such as heat treating, curing, drying, or finishing, we have the expertise to create the right product for the job. Put our over forty years of experience to the test today!

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  • Trout Run, PA 570-995-5025

    For over 100 years, JPW Industrial Ovens and Furnaces have been bringing high-quality industrial ovens to customers. With dedication to power, precision, and performance, we offer a full line of standard industrial ovens that have been designed and manufactured to be efficient and reliable for long-term use. We also are fully able to fulfill custom orders to meet your exact specifications, ensuring the oven you order fits the need of your application.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Wisconsin Oven Ships Five Standard Draw Batch Ovens To East Carolina Metal Treating

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of five (5) Electrically Heated Standard Draw Batch Series Ovens to East Carolina Metal Treating in Raleigh, NC.   The standard draw batch ovens (SDB ovens) will be used for stress relieving and have maximum oven operating temperatures of 1,250° F. The basket dimensions of each oven are 2’0” wide x 3’0" long x 2’0" high. Guaranteed temperature uniformity of ±10°F at set points 300°F, 750°F, and 1,250°F was documented with a nine (9) point temperature uniformity survey in empty oven chambers under static... Read More

Thermal Product Solutions Ships Gruenberg Truck-in Oven to a Government Agency

  Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of thermal-processing equipment, announced the shipment of a Gruenberg truck-in oven to a government agency. This Class A oven will process up to 0.75 liters of solvents per hour. The maximum temperature rating of this Class A oven is 500°F and the work chamber dimensions are 95” W x 140” D x 80” H. This Gruenberg truck-in oven is constructed from a structural steel frame that supports the aluminized steel chamber liner and the exterior sheet metal. All interconnecting struts are non-continuous... Read More

Delta Airlines Installs New LEWCO Composite Curing Oven

As the composites industry grows, LEWCO continues to develop and expand its line of composite curing ovens. Delta Air Lines recently learned this when they purchased a 500°F. vacuum assisted composite curing oven to manufacture parts for their airplane cabins. The vacuum assisted composite curing (VACC) process involves drawing a vacuum on composite lay ups in vacuum bags while cured in an oven. LEWCO supports this process by equipping their composite curing ovens with a vacuum pump, thermocouple jacks, and vacuum ports. This particular oven has (22) vacuum ports in... Read More

LEWCO Supplies 500 °F. Oven Heating Electrical & Thermal Insulation

  LEWCO, Inc. recently delivered a large walk-in oven to a global market leader for electrical insulation products. The application involves heating rolls comprised of mica, resin, and fiberglass. The rolls are loaded onto carts and placed in the oven. Each cart can hold up to six rolls. The finished product has a variety of uses, such as electrical and thermal insulation of various machines as well as insulation of fire resistance cable. The oven, model EWT05FD, is heated by direct-fired natural gas and has a maximum temperature of... Read More

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Tunnel Ovens

Tunnel ovens typically consist of a series of open-ended baking chambers that are connected with a metal belt that passes through them. Also available are tray ovens, which consist of a rigid baking platform that is carried on a chain belt. Products baked using a tunnel oven can either be baked directly on the hearth or within a pan.

Tunnel ovens can be divided into two general categories: direct gas fired tunnel and indirect gas fired tunnel. Direct gas fired tunnel ovens bake products using air turbulence. This method of baking takes a shorter amount of time, and it also ensures that the product is baked uniformly and that they have strong side walls. Direct gas fired tunnel ovens feature a set of thermocouple sensors that provide zoned temperature controls and regulate the baking chamber’s overall temperature. The ovens also feature a hearth that is either made from steel, stone, or mesh, the latter of which allows for air circulation and an even patterning on the underside of the product. Direct gas fired tunnel ovens feature a set of ribbon burners that are located both above and below the hearth, and evenly distribute heat. With all of these features, the oven’s operator is able to bake the product with more accuracy and precision.

Within an Indirect gas fired tunnel oven, the burners can function with the use of oil, propane, or gas. The burners fire into a combustion chamber, which supplies the heat that radiates throughout the baking chamber. This system allows the product to bake within heated ambient air as opposed to direct exposure to the heat of the burners. Like their direct gas fired counterparts, Indirect gas fired tunnel ovens feature a mesh hearth that enables air to circulate throughout the chamber and uniformly bake the bottom of the product as it moves across the conveyor. Other features that can be found in an Indirect gas fired tunnel oven include steam zones, and upper and lower zones that allow for more precise baking control.

There are other types of tunnel ovens available, including:

  • Hybrid, which allow for the combination of heating technologies, which allows for more than one heating method to be used within a single machine. Common combinations include any combination of direct gas fired, indirect gas fired, and impingement.
  • Dual fuel, which features two heating systems that work independently from one another, such as electric and fuel oil, for example. One source can make up for another source if it is unavailable. Because dual fuel ovens are equipped with a backup heat source, they can minimize downtime, product waste, and turnaround times, especially in facilities with inconsistent energy sources.
  • Electric, which serves as the perfect alternative to a gas-based source if it is not available.
  • Thermal oil, which is the recommended tunnel oven choice for baking products with radiant heat with static air. The oven heats the oil and the heat is circulated throughout the chamber, creating a soft and evenly distributed radiant heat.
  • Radiant tube, which utilizes a set of ducts that are fired into by a burner. The heated gases travel through the tubes, enabling the oven to generate heat throughout the chamber.
  • Infrared, which delivers infrared heat across the oven, and is ideal for applications such as surface browning, melting product toppings, drying, and other high-temperature applications.
  • Air impingement, which breaks through a product’s thermal boundaries using hot air that is forced over the surface of the product at a high speed. These ovens are highly energy efficient and keep operating costs low.

There are many benefits to using a tunnel oven. A tunnel oven allows for a continuous production cycle of items, especially food. They also require little to no turnaround time between batches. They are often found in the food industry and are used to bake food items ranging from breads to meats. They are also used in the automotive industry, such as the curing of materials for automotive parts. Many companies who manufacture tunnel ovens offer the option of customization by analyzing the desired dimensions, capacity, resources, and the size conditions of the facility to ensure that the customer’s requirements are met. They also offer different types of baking surfaces as well as additional features that allow for humidity and temperature control, which will help you accurately regulate the application’s color, moisture content, and surface temperature. Manufacturers will assist you in finding the right tunnel oven that will enable you to fabricate products of better quality with a fast turnaround time, all at a low production cost.


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