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Horizontal Quench Solution Treatment Systems - A User's Story

Posted: Jul 10, 2017 | Categories: Industrial Ovens
Reprinted from the January 2017 Issue of Written By: Gary Schmid, Jason Schmid, Daniel H. Herring of Industrial Heating Magazine and Mike Grande of Wisconsin Oven Prior to World War II, Cincinnati, Ohio-based Derrick Company was a local brick-maker that used large kilns in the manufacture of bricks from clay mined from the hillsides of Cincinnati and northern Kentucky. During World War II, there was a need to heat treat large tank parts for use in the North African theater, which prompted Harry Derrick Sr. to devise a way to use his brick-making kilns as heat-treating ovens. The results were

Sand Mold and Core Drying--Why the Right Equipment is Important

Posted: Jun 20, 2017 | Categories:
Many components are manufactured through the use of sand cast molding . The majority of metal castings done by foundries are produced this way. Complicated parts and those requiring internal cavities benefit from sand casting and core making. It is cost effective and extremely reliable—if the molds are prepared properly. To ensure the best outcomes, molds must be able to withstand the high temperatures of the liquid metal. Molds are made with sand and bonding agents, such as clay, in which the shape of the part to be cast is pressed. Molten metal is poured into the mold. Once the

U.S. Demand for Wood is on the Rise

Posted: May 17, 2017 | Categories:
The construction industry has seen an impressive rebound in the last few years. With the increase in new buildings, both commercial and residential, comes a rise in demand for wood and cement board products. Wood is not only used as a structural component in the building process but also adds a decorative touch to many projects. Wood is easy to work with and durable. It can be pre-fabricated or customized on the job site so provides contractors with the flexibility to make changes as needed. Manufacturers in the wood industry find it beneficial to pre-finish their materials prior to installation.

Eco-Friendly Industries Provide Sustainability

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 | Categories:
April 22, Earth Day, is a day devoted to increasing awareness of the need for environmental protection. Some of the industries that Wisconsin Oven serves are environmentally focused. Molded Fiber Industry The recovery and reuse of resourceful/valuable materials such as paper products is essential to environmental sustainability. Wisconsin Oven manufactures Paper Pulp Drying Conveyor Ovens for the Molded Fiber Industry. The Molded Fiber Industry uses recycled paper pulp to manufacture packaging material for a wide range of uses such as drink carriers, carry out containers, shipping cartons, and more. The environmentally friendly products are made of 100% recycled materials making

Wisconsin Oven Industry Overview

Posted: Mar 14, 2017 | Categories:
Since 1973, Wisconsin Oven has been supplying industrial ovens and to manufacturers around the world. We are extremely proud of how many products are processed in our industrial ovens, and how those products play a part in your daily lives. From something as small as bedsprings inside the mattress you sleep and the wrinkle free clothes you put on to the contact lenses you wear--these are just some of the items made possible with industrial ovens. Industrial ovens, heat-treating ovens, and conveyor ovens are all used to process products around the world. Spindle conveyor ovens are used to cure the

Wisconsin Oven Rolls Out New Website

Posted: Feb 22, 2017 | Categories:
Wisconsin Oven Corporation is proud to introduce its new website that is now live! The new website features a responsive design and new information on processes and industries. The responsive platform is mobile friendly and easy to navigate for an improved user experience. One of our goals at Wisconsin Oven is to provide up to date product and industry information to our customers. The new website features information on the processes, applications, and industries our industrial ovens and furnaces are used for. The additional information will help visitors find the equipment options that fit their application needs. Take a minute

12 Months of Expansion at WOC

Posted: Jan 20, 2017 | Categories:
As we reach the end of January, the Wisconsin Oven team is looking forward to a 2017 full of growth and success. The three areas of development we want to focus on are physical expansion, company growth, and internal engagement for external success. This will include a new facility, the addition of new employees and implementing a comprehensive training program. Currently, WOC is looking to expand into a neighboring manufacturing facility to accommodate our continued growth and increase our production capacity. With our customers as a key fuel for motivation, we are refining both our footprint in custom equipment and

End-of-the-Year Recap: Looking Back on 2016

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 | Categories:
With the year drawing to a close, the team at Wisconsin Oven Corp. is looking forward to a productive 2017 and looking back at some of our greatest accomplishments of 2016. This month, we want to recap some of our most noteworthy posts of the year. Highlights Expanding our Capabilities, Better Serving our Clients In our March blog post , we announced some of our most exciting news of the year — the addition of a West Coast manufacturing facility. This new facility allows us to better serve our many customers out West, decreasing downtime, reducing freight costs, and allowing