Customized from the company’s standard TCH-550 model, the 550-degree F (288 degrees C) truck oven from The Grieve Corp. (Round Lake, IL) is used for heat processing parts. Measuring 60 inches wide by 60 inches deep by 60 inches high, 30 KW are installed in Incoloy- sheathed tubular heating elements while a 2,000-CFM, 2-HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the workload.
The oven has 6-inch insulated walls, an aluminized steel interior, and aluminized steel exterior with enamel finish. Features include a purge timer, two-position dampers on fresh air inlet and exhaust outlet and a 1,200-pound-capacity stainless steel loading truck. Additional features include a 325 CFM powered forced exhauster with an airflow safety switch. The oven includes all safety equipment required by NFPA Standard 86, IRI, FM, and OSHA.
Controls include a UL-listed control panel, programmable temperature controller, SCR power controller, circular chart recorder, and a circuit breaker disconnect switch mounted through the control panel door.
AIDA-America’s 300-Ton Servo Press Increases Productivity at Graham Stamping
AIDA-America Corp. (Dayton, OH) provided Graham Stamping Co. (Hermitage, PA) with a 300-ton unitized frame servo press, the DSF-N2-3000 press.
Beckwood Delivers Hydraulic and Servo-Electric Presses to Supplier of Solid-State Batteries
Beckwood Press Co. (St. Louis, MO) has delivered a 500-ton, 4-post hydraulic press and a 50-ton servo-electric press to a U.S. manufacturer of solid-state batteries.
ATI Industrial Automation Acquired by Novanta
As of August 31, ATI Industrial Automation (Apex, NC) was officially purchased by Novanta Inc. (Bedford, MA). Novanta provides laser systems, vision systems, and motion-control components to manufacturers of medical equipment and advanced industrial equipment.