LEWCO Drum Heating Tunnels provide a means to heat individual drums that are not palletized, while also accommodating “first-in, first-out” product flow. These models also offer the potential for automated drum handling and integration into other processes. This model features integrated spill containment and is suitable for indoor use only. 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)
(16) 55-gallon drums; 675 lbs. per drum
Heat Source & Capacity
Saturated steam, 10-200 PSIG . All heat exchangers are welded by A.S.M.E. certified welders and then hydro-tested at 300 PSIG.
3,500 CFM, TEFC motor. Explosion-proof motor also available.
Standard: 480/3/60. Please consult factory for additional voltage options.
Control System Options
Single set-point digital temperature controller and redundant high-limit controller housed in a NEMA 12 enclosure with full voltage lockable disconnect switch. Controls are designed and wired to NFPA 70 and 79 electrical standards. Independent third party inspections available.
Electronic Control Options:
Standard construction includes an all welded 1/8" steel shell with 3" 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. A top mounted heater box saves floor space and provides high-convection airflow for faster heat-up times. This model features top-mounted lifting eyes for easy installation and transportation.
LEWCO Drum Heating Tunnels 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!