Batch versus conveyor: Which oven is best?
It's time to look for a new oven when you have bottlenecks in your production line or you're ready to start a new product line. Should the oven be batch or automated conveyor? This article discusses nine issues you need to consider before you decide.
Curing, pre-heating, drying, bonding, and a host of other applications all require one element-uniform and controlled heat. Both batch and automated conveyorized ovens can provide those heating requirements, but which type is right for your operation? The pros and cons, shown in tables 1 and 2, coupled with practical guidelines, will help you with your selection.