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Aluminum Billet Preheat Oven Shipped to Automotive Parts Manufacturer

January 19, 2015

Top mounted airflow heats the billets uniformly
Top mounted airflow heats
the billets uniformly.
  • Gas Fired Aluminum Billet Furnace for heating aluminum billets, which enter the press to be forged into pistons
  • Production Rate: 240 to 360 parts per hour (4 to 6 parts per minute)
  • Oven Temperature: 850°F (950°F Maximum)
  • Dwell Time: 30 minutes
  • Product size: 3” diameter; 2.5” – 4” in length
  • Overall Furnace size: 12’9” long x 11’4” wide x 12’ high



  • Automotive Pistons
    Automotive Pistons
    Extractor Pusher & Sensor – A sensor detects a part in place at the oven exit and the extractor/pusher pushes the billets onto a transfer conveyor.
  • Conveyor – Vertically mounted dual strand chain conveyor system runs through the entire length of the furnace. Equipped with SS pedestals for loading billets. 60’ overall length, speed 2 FPM.
  • Gas Convection Equipment – Nozzle mixing type burners for wide range of turn down. Integral blower in burner provides air for combustion independent of air circulation within oven. High turn down ratio and 3 phase motor.
Access Door - Partial Vacuum Rubber Curing OvenVertically Mounted Dual Strand Chain Conveyor System


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