DTI-1480 Overhead Conveyor Oven


Product Being Processed Automotive Dashboards
Overall Equipment Dimensions 46′-8″ L x 20′-0″ W x 14′-8″ H (14224mm x 6096mm x 4470mm)
Heated Chamber Dimensions 25′-8″ L x 13′-0″ W x 10′-2″ H (7823mm x 3962mm x 3099mm)
Method of Heating Electric
Design Operating Temperature 122-302°F (50-150°C)
Maximum Operating Temperature 302°F (150°C)
Product Support Overhead Rail Conveyor
Controls PLC control with operator HMI, UL listed control enclosure.



The customer’s automotive dashboard parts were very irregular and changed periodically with new products. In order to accommodate a wide range of parts, an overhead rail conveyor with a simple two bolt connection was developed so that different tooling could be attached to the conveyor. The serpentine path of the conveyor through the oven was designed to accommodate the customers available floor space, existing equipment, and building columns.


DTI-1480 is an indexing overhead conveyor oven. Parts are loaded and unloaded on the conveyor manually and the number of parts conveyed into and out of the oven during each index is set on the HMI depending on the customers process requirements. Likewise, the index time is also set on the HMI for the desired amount of heating time. Heating is accomplished with electrically heated forced air convection. The part is irregular and impermeable so heated air comes from the bottom and both sides of the part for uniform heating. Laser sensors count the number of indexed parts and stop the conveyor in the same spot consistently. The exit end of the oven features a pneumatically actuated automatic insulated door that closes around the conveyor rail and in between the hanging parts to retain as much heat as possible in between indexes. Due to thermal expansion and wear of the conveyor chain, an exhaust vestibule is utilized on the entrance end in lieu of a door to keep heat from escaping into the plant.  


Davron Technologies, Inc. designs and manufactures ovens of this type to meet many unique process requirements, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Airflow: Bottom-up, Horizontal Crossflow
  • Industries Served: Automotive, Aerospace, General Manufacturing
  • Materials/Parts Processed: Plastics, Metals, Composites, Irregular Shaped Parts
  • Other Process Applications: Preheating, Curing, Drying, Bonding

Davron exists to be the industry leader in non-standard products engineered to meet the customer's need and unique process.


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