July 18, 2017

No. 844 is a 500°F (260°C) top loading oven from Grieve, currently used for drying water from racks of piston rings. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 48” wide x 48” long x 36” deep. 40 KW are installed in Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements, while a 4200 CFM, 3-HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the workload.

This Grieve oven has 4” insulated walls, an aluminized steel exterior, and Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior with continuously back welded seams. Additional features include an air-operated rear sliding door, reinforced steel plate top, wear bars at sides of workspace, and workspace floor of the workspace reinforced for 1000 lbs. loading at removable subway grate.

Controls on the No. 844 include a digital indicating temperature controller and manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors, and a recirculating blower airflow safety switch.