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INDUSTRIAL OVENS

Drum and Tote Heaters

LEWCO, Inc. is the world leader in the design and manufacture of 55-Gallon Drum Heating Cabinets, (also known as hot boxes), and Drum Heating Tunnels.  An ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer, no other company has as broad a product offering or technical expertise of LEWCO.  LEWCO’s product line offers standard cost effective models for melting, viscosity reduction, elevated temperature storage and general industrial heating applications.  All models feature our signature all-welded steel, heavy-duty construction and simple, user-friendly controls.     

 

LEWCO Drum and Tote Heaters are available in electric, steam, hot water, or hot oil heat.

 

Electrically Heated Models employ low watt density resistance heaters, encased in seal-welded tubing.  Standard controls include an electronic process controller and redundant high-limit controller housed in a NEMA 12 enclosure with full voltage lockable disconnect. 

 

Caution:  Electrically heated models are not suitable for heating flammable or combustible materials.

 

Steam, Hot Water or Hot Oil Models employ finned pipe heat exchangers rated for service up to 200 psig.  Standard control options include a self-acting (non-electric) control system as well as the standard electronic control system similar to the above but with a modulating control valve and high limit solenoid valve.  

 

Drum and Tote Heater Model Number Scheme

Drum Cabinet

Quick Reference

 Drum And Tote Heater Model Number Scheme  

Drum Cabinet Operations and Maintenance Manuals

 

Electric Controls Options

 

Control Systems Options

 

Steam Controls Options

 

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Technical Resources

  • Low Profile Drum Heating Cabinets

    Low Profile Drum Heating Cabinets are built with a 12 ga. steel plate floor that allows for convenient loading and unloading with a pallet jack or drum dolly. Low Profile drum heating cabinets are available in 1 to 12 drum capacities and are intended for indoor use only, due to their plate floor design. 

    Electric models:

    1 Drum: EC01L      4 Drum: EC04L        8 Drum: EC08L

    2 Drum: EC02L      6 Drum: EC06L      12 Drum: EC12L

     

    Steam models:

    1 Drum: SC01L      4 Drum: SC04L       8 Drum: SC08L

    2 Drum: SC02L      6 Drum: SC06L     12 Drum: SC12L

  • Standard Profile Drum Heating Cabinets

    Standard Profile Drum Heating Cabinets, intended for fork truck loading and unloading, are built with an insulated base for added efficiency and a spill containment sump with a drain. Available in 1 to 16 drum capacities, these drum heaters are suitable for indoor or outdoor use.  

    Electric Models:

    1 Drum: EC01S       4 Drum: EC04S         8 Drum: EC08S       16 Drum: EC16S

    2 Drum: EC02S       6 Drum: EC06S       12 Drum: EC12S     

     

    Steam Models:

    1 Drum: SC01S      4 Drum: SC04S       8 Drum: SC08S      16 Drum: SC16S

    2 Drum: SC02S      6 Drum: SC06S     12 Drum: SC12S

  • Multi Level Drum Heating Cabinets

    Multi-Level Drum Heating Cabinets allow for optimal use of floor space, making it the ideal solution in a crowded plant. These multi-level cabinets are built with an insulated base and spill containment sump. On the second tier of the multi-level configuration, weight is distributed through structural shelves with solid steel grating and a rugged beam skid base. Cabinets feature top-mounted lifting eyes for easy installation. Multi-level drum heating cabinets are available in 8 to 32 drum capacities and are suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

    Electric Models: 

    8 Drum: EC08V      16 Drum: EC16V      24 Drum: EC24V      32 Drum: EC32V

     

    Steam Models: 

    8 Drum: SC08V     16 Drum: SC16V      24 Drum: SC24V      32 Drum: SC32V

  • Standard Profile Tote Heating Cabinets

    Standard Profile Tote Heating Cabinets are designed specifically for warming of intermediate bulk containers (IBC). These cabinets have a taller workspace clearance (72 inches) compared to standard drum heating cabinets. Additional features include an insulated base, spill containment, a drain and a 1 to 4 tote capacity.

    Electric Models: 

    1 Tote: EC1TS      2 Tote: EC2TS      3 Tote: EC3TS      4 Tote: EC4TS

     

    Steam Models:

    1 Tote: SC1TS     2 Tote: SC2TS      3 Tote: SC3TS      4 Tote: SC4TS

  • Multi Level Tote Heating Cabinets

    Multi-Level Tote Heating Cabinets are designed specifically for warming of intermediate bulk containers (IBC), also known as totes. The multi-level, vertical profile, configuration allows for optimal use of floor space, making it the ideal solution in a crowded plant. These multi-level cabinets are built with an insulated base and spill containment sump. On the second level, weight is distributed through structural shelves with solid steel grating and a rugged beam skid base. The multi-level cabinets have an increased workspace height (60 inches) from the drum cabinets, allowing a capacity of 2 to 8 totes capacity. Cabinets feature top-mounted lifting eyes for easy installation and are suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

    Electric Models: 

    2 Tote: EC2TV      4 Tote: EC4TV      6 Tote: EC6TV      8 Tote: EC8TV

     

    Steam Models: 

    2 Tote: SC2TV      4 Tote: SC4TV      6 Tote: SC6TV      8 Tote: SC8TV

  • Drum Heating Tunnels

    LEWCO Drum Heating Tunnels offer an alternative configuration for drum warming applications that offer a degree of systems integration and control capability not standard with traditional hot boxes. The drum heating tunnels utilize LEWCO’s standard, gravity conveyor is available in 12, 16, and 20 drum configurations, and also features “first In, first out” product flow. Pneumatically powered guillotine doors on both sides and pneumatic indexing escapement allow for precise control over drum traffic. Heavy duty rigid frame construction and a top mounted heater box save workspace and provide a high convection airflow for faster heat-up times. This model is only available for indoor installation.

    Electric Models: 

    12 Drum: ET12      16 Drum: ET16      20 Drum: ET20

     

    Steam Models: 

    12 Drum: ST12      16 Drum: ST16      20 Drum: ST20