Model No. 853 is a 500-deg. F electrically-heated belt conveyor oven from Grieve Corp. It is currently used for curing coatings and heat shrinking plastics at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 30x96x24 in. A 2-ft long open belt loading zone, 8-ft long insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow and 2-½-ft long open belt unloading zone constitute the full heat processing system. Forty-eight KW installed in Nichrome wire heating elements provide the heat, while a 4200 CFM, 3-HP recirculating blower furnishes vertical downward airflow to the load. This oven features 4-in. insulated walls, a Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior, stainless steel exterior with #4 brush finish, as well as a 24in. wide, 1×1-in. Type 304 stainless steel flat wire conveyor belt with ¼-HP motor drive, featuring variable speed from 0.9 to 17.6 ipm.  A side door allows access to the unit’s workspace. Safety and control equipment on-board No. 853 include a PVC electrical conduit, a remote control panel, a 325 CFM stainless steel powered forced exhauster, a six-point thermocouple jack panel through the oven wall, a digital indicating temperature controller, a manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors, and a recirculating blower airflow safety switch.