LEWCO High-Performance Drum Ovens provide 25% faster heat-up times and, by design, are safer than traditional Hot Boxes. The Low Profile design features a 12 gauge steel plate floor that allows for convenient loading with a pallet jack or drum dolly. As standard, High-Performance Ovens are designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of NFPA 86, Class B ovens. All models feature our signature all-welded steel, heavy-duty construction and simple, user-friendly controls. Each unit comes complete with a (3) year warranty and is fully assembled, wired, and tested prior to shipment.
125°F (52°C) to 300°F (150°C)
Note: Maximum achievable temperature is dependent on steam pressure
(12) 55-gallon drums palletized
Heat Source & Capacity
Saturated steam, 10-125 PSIG
2,500 CFM, TEFC motor
Optional: Explosion-proof motor
Voltage: 480/3/60. Please consult factory for additional voltage options.
Disconnect Size: 30 AMPS
Shipping & Installation
Ships completely assembled for easy installation. Simply connect utilities and your oven is ready for use!
LEWCO’s standard control package includes a single set-point process temperature controller and redundant high-limit controller. Circulation fan(s) and exhaust fan(s) include air proving circuits that are electrically interlocked with the heating circuit. All controls are housed in a NEMA 12 enclosure employing a full voltage lockable disconnect switch. Controls are wired to NFPA 70 and 79 electrical standards and meet the requirements of NFPA 86, Class B ovens. Independent third party inspections available.
Standard drum oven construction includes an all welded 1/8" steel shell with 4" x 6# mineral wool insulation. Heat loss is minimized by a proprietary wall design featuring a welded inner shell and a completely isolated outer frame and covers. This model features top-mounted lifting eyes for easy installation and transportation.
162.50" W x 55" D x 55" H
Heavy-duty doors with strap hinges, 2-point latch system, and high-temperature gaskets create a tight seal for efficient heating. This model features an interior door release mechanism for added safety.
LEWCO High-Performance Drum Ovens are designed and manufactured to industry standards. Our engineers stay current with the latest revisions to these standards. If there is a specific industry standard or code compliance that you require for your process heating application, please contact one of our highly knowledgeable Applications Engineers to learn how LEWCO can help!
As standard, High-Performance Ovens are designed and manufactured to meet the requirements of NFPA 86, Class B ovens. This model is not suitable for applications involving the off-gassing of flammable volatiles, or for installation in electrically hazardous locations. Consult factory for non-standard features required for compliance with NFPA 86, Class A ovens.
About NFPA 86
The National Fire Protection Association’s standard, NFPA 86, documents the guidelines for the safe operation of industrial ovens and furnaces. Oven and furnaces in which flammable volatiles or combustible materials are present in the work space are classified by NFPA 86 as “Class A.” Similarly, ovens and furnaces in which no flammable volatiles or combustible materials are present are classified as “Class B.” Due to the risk of fire or explosion, NFPA 86 requires specific safety equipment for all Class A ovens and furnaces.