Gruenberg Composite Curing Oven

Benefits of the Gruenberg Composite Curing Oven:

  • Ideal for curing, annealing, drying and hardening synthetic and composite materials including carbon fiber, polymers, rubbers and textiles
  • Designed for high volume production
  • Standard and custom sizes to fit any workspace
  • Accommodates thermal processing applications up to 500°F with uniformity of ± 3°C
  • Heating elements heat composites quickly and blowers distribute air evenly

Features:

  • Heavy-duty, fully welded structural steel frame
  • Automated vacuum bagging systems
  • Energy efficient gas, indirect gas, or electric models
  • Gruenberg Quality and Reliability Guarantee
  • CHIL Construction

Mechanical Equipment

  • Standard               

    • Structural Framework                  
    • 3” thick Fiberex insulation              
    • 304 Stainless Steel exterior                     
    • 18 and 20 gauge 304 Stainless Steel interior                   
    • Semi-pierced diffusor walls        
    • Solvent venting package                
    • Exhaust blower             
    • Horizontal airflow system       
    • Electric heat, 208V, 3Ph, 60Hz        
    • Single pressure relief overlapping hinged door
    • Control box              
    • Equipment manual
    • Non-sparking, explosion-relief latches
  • Options            

    • Installation and startup assistance
    • Custom ports for instruments, piping, vacuum             
    • Custom airflow configurations        
    • Custom air changes per minute       
    • Custom chambers to prep molds or preheat raw material

Electrical Equipment

  • Included on Standard Unit

    • Control box
    • Single set-point Yokogawa UP 550-00 controller
    • High Limit Controller Yokogawa UT150L
    • Air Flow switch
    • Sheathed Heaters, Incoloy
    • Door limit switch
  • Available on Standard Units

    • Chart recorders and data acquisition modules   
    • Automated damping systems
    • HMI controls

Options

  • Trucks, Transfer Carts and Trays

Controller

  • Yokogawa UT150L High Limit Controller Overtemperature Protection

    Yokogawa UT150L High Limit Controller Overtemperature Protection

    • 1/16 DIN high limit controller
    • Type J thermocouple
    • LCD display
    • Shuts down heat-control system and blower when high-heat limit is detected and activates alarm

Options

  • Chart Recorder

    Chart Recorder

    • Circular or strip type
    • Records temperature versus time
    • Some models include digital display
    • J thermocouple for temperature measurement

  • Yokogawa UT150 Temperature Controller

    Yokogawa UT150 Temperature Controller

    • 1/16 DIN controller
    • Single setpoint
    • LCD display
    • Digital input and outputs
    • Type J thermocouple
    • Shuts down heat control system and blower when high heat limit is detected and activates alarm

  • Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC

    Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC

    • 10 Digital inputs
    • 6 Digital outputs
    • 2 Analog inputs
    • Ability to add digital, analog, RTD, and thermocouple modules to customize the controller for your application.
    • Supports expansion I/O -- up to four 1762 I/O modules
    • High speed I/O: 20 kHz HSC, 20 kHz 
    • PTO/PWM output
    • 4KB user-program memory
    • 4KB-word, user-data memory
    • Up to 128KB for data logging and 64KB for recipes
    • Built-in 10/100 Mbps EtherNet / IP Port

Specifications

Gruenberg Composite Curing Oven Specifications

Airflow Horizontal or Vertical up to 8000 CFM
Operating Temperature 75°C – 90°C
Maximum Temperature 500°F
Workspace 48” x 137” x 50” or custom
Interior and Exterior Type 304 Stainless Steel
Insulation 3" Fiberex
Solvent Venting 140 CFM through 4” connection
Safety Features Purge timer, airflow switches, door switch, non-sparking air movers, OSHA markings
Filtration Class 1000 HEPA
Heating System Seamless tubular incoloy type
Controls Yokogawa UT150L High Limit
Temperature Uniformity +/- 3°C

Applications