How to Build a Biscuit Oven

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252 pages

Description

The new publication will enable a small team to build high quality Direct Gas Fired ovens. The Baker Pacific team of five engineers have manufactured a range of ovens for biscuits, crackers, cookies and cake with local contractors in China, India and Indonesia. Our experience, technical information and drawings are now available for companies who wish to build Direct Gas Fired biscuit ovens.

Our book describes the complete oven building process with photos, assembly drawings and parts lists, together with descriptions of the work in 15 stages.

In addition Baker Pacific can supply a complete set of manufacturing drawings together with all detail technical information and support.

This will allow small teams in biscuit bakeries and contract engineering companies to build ovens locally. The ovens can be built in a low cost environment with minimum shipping cost and requirement for hard currency.

Key features

  • Description of each stage of building and installing the oven with photos
  • All main assembly/layout drawings
  • All parts lists
  • Key component specifications and suppliers
  • Detail oven specifications

Readership

Senior management staff and engineers in contract engineering companies, biscuit manufacturers and companies supplying production and baking equipment in the food industry world – wide.

Author                            

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Iain Davidson

Iain graduated from the School of Industrial Design (Engineering) at Royal College of Art in London in 1965 and joined Baker
Perkins Ltd. He was Industrial Design Engineer, working in the Technical Department on the design of new biscuit and bakery processing machines until 1975, gaining a thorough technical knowledge of the machines and processes.

In 1975, Iain was appointed Market Development Manager at Baker Perkins, involved in developing the Baker Perkins forward planning for new business, product development and acquisitions. In 1979 Iain became International Sales Manager with responsibility for the business in Asia and Africa.

In 1990 Iain was appointed Regional Manager Asia Pacific for Baker Perkins and re-located to Indonesia and later in 1997 to China. His appointments included Managing Director of Baker Perkins (Hong Kong) Ltd. and Director of Baker Perkins Japan KK.

Iain established a successful manufacturing facility for biscuit ovens in Dalian, China in 1990 for Baker Perkins and subsequently continued a manufacturing capability for Baker Pacific Ltd. in China, India and Indonesia.

Baker Pacific companies

Iain established PT Baker Pacific Mandiri in Indonesia in 2000. As the business outside Indonesia grew, Baker Pacific Ltd was established in Hong Kong in 2004 and is now our principal operating company, providing process technology and machinery for the biscuit, chocolate and candy industries.

Experience in the biscuit industry

  • Engineering design of biscuit process machines including a range of baking ovens
  • Biscuit baking oven manufacture in China, Indonesia and India
  • Sales and marketing in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa
  • Project management and service

For more information:

Contact Baker Pacific Ltd. by email to: bakerman@bakerpacific.com.hk

 

Table of Contents

1. Why build a biscuit oven?                                 Page 1

1.1 Growing world-wide market for biscuits

1.2 Limited number of suppliers

1.3 Biscuit oven manufacture

1.4 Biscuit baking process

1.5 What is required?

2. What type of oven?                                                    7

3. Heat transfer and heat ratings                              10

3.1 Heat transfer

3.2 Radiation

3.3 Conduction

3.4 Convection

3.5 Oven designs

3.6 Heat rating

3.6.1 Crackers

3.6.2 Short doughs

3.7 Multi-purpose ovens

4. Direct Gas Fired Oven specifications                 18

4.1 Oven output

4.2 Calculation of oven zone lengths

4.3 Calculating the number and type of burners

4.4 Recommended burners

4.5 Technical specification for a multi-purpose oven

4.5.1 Oven feed end

4.5.2 Direct Gas Fired Oven 89.9m long, 7 zones

4.5.3 Direct Gas Fired burners and gas system

4.5.4 Automatic temperature control

4.5.5 Oven band

4.5.6 Oven band cleaner

4.5.7 Delivery end section

4.5.8 Emergency drive

4.5.9 Oven end extraction hood

4.5.10 Control panels

4.6 Oven safety systems

4.6.1 Oven band

4.6.2 Ignition

4.6.3 Purge system

4.6.4 Over temperature

4.6.5 Power failure

4.7 Electrical installation

4.8 Components

4.9 Finishes

4.10 Spare parts

5. Selecting the oven conveyor band                    28

5.1 Products

5.1.1 Crackers

5.1.2 Semi-sweet biscuits and short doughs

5.1.3 Cookies

5.2 Open wire mesh bands

5.3 Compound balanced weave belts (heavy mesh)

5.4 Steel bands

6. Purchasing and Shipping                                      33

6.1 Purchasing

6.1.1 Contractors for fabrication

6.1.2 Purchase of specialist components

6.2 Shipping

7. Manufacturing drawings                                       41

7.1 Design layout drawings

7.2 Oven construction

7.2.1 Modular construction and build on site

7.2.2 Manufacture and installation of the oven

7.3 Drawing numbers

7.4 Parts lists

7.5 Electrical drawings

7.6 Control panel fascias

8. Construction of the Direct Gas Fired Oven     52

8.1 Stage 1: Oven base structure

8.2 Stage 3: Baking chamber slides

8.3 Stage 4: Baking chambers

8.4 Stage 5: Crown sheets, explosion panels, extraction

8.4.1 Explosion panels

8.4.2 Extraction ducts

8.5 Stage 6: Frames for outer covers and fan supports

8.6 Stage 7: Clean out and inspection doors, wall sheets

8.6.1 Clean out doors

8.6.2 Inspection doors

8.6.3 Oven insulation

8.7 Stage 8: Extraction fans and dampers

8.8 Stage 9: Air header pipes

8.9 Stage 10: Gas header pipes

8.10 Stage 11: Outer covers for control side

8.10.1 Outer covers

8.11 Stage 12: Gas burners

8.11.1 Eratec MFB burners installation

8.11.2 Burner specification

8.11.3 Flynn burners and gas system

8.12 Stage 13: oven roof sheets

8.13 Stage 14: Outer covers on non-burner side

8.14 Stage 15: Oven extensions

9. Oven conveyor construction: feed/tension end  102

9.1 Oven band circuit

9.2 Conveyor feed / tension end

9.3 Feed end unit: Final assembly

9.4 Oven end drum and shaft assembly

9.5 Drum bearing and mount assembly

9.6 Oven feed end frame assembly

9.7 Pneumatic tension assembly

9.8 Plough assembly

9.9 Drum scraper assembly

9.10 Oven band tracking: band wander warning

9.11 Oven feed/tension end covers

10. Oven conveyor construction: delivery/drive end  125

10.1 Delivery/drive end arrangement

10.2 Drive end frame

10.3 Delivery end drum

10.4 Bearings, sprockets and drive train

10.5 Motor and gearbox

10.6 UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply

10.7 Stripping knife

10.8 Stripping conveyor

10.9 Drum scraper

10.10 Drive end band wander warning

10.11 Delivery end outer covers

10.12 Oven end hood design

10.13 Calculations for oven band drive

10.13.1 Calculation of oven band tension

10.13.2 Calculations of torque required for drive

11. Conveyor construction: oven bands                  159

11.1 Wire mesh bands

11.1.1 Skid bar supports

11.1.2 Return band supports

11.1.3 Wire mesh oven band cleaning

11.1.4 Wire mesh oven band tracking

11.1.5 Joining wire mesh bands

11.2 Compound balanced weave belts (heavy mesh)

11.2.1 Band support rollers

11.2.2 Heavy mesh band tracking

11.3 Steel bands

11.3.1 Steel band supports

11.3.2 Steel band tracking

12. Key Components                                                   180

12.1 Bearings

12.2 Burners

12.3 Clamping elements, chains, sprockets….

12.4 Electrical equipment

12.5 Electrical cable and trunking

12.6 Electric sensor and monitoring equipment

12.7 Fans and blowers

12.8 Gas equipment

12.9 Insulation and seals

12.10 Oven bands

12.11 Pneumatic equipment

12.12 Painting and coatings

12.13 Pressure switches

12.14 PLC equipment

12.15 Motors and gearboxes

12.16 Motors – DC

12.17 Thermocouples

12.18 Temperature controllers

12.19 UPS

13. Oven installation                                                    204

13.1 Factory layout drawings

13.2 Oven installation equipment

13.2.1 List of equipment required for the installation

13.2.2 Centre line

13.3 Oven installation

13.3.1 Installation stages

13.3.2 Stage 1: Oven support structure

13.3.3 Stage 3: Bottom oven sheets and slides

13.4 Stage 4: Baking chambers

13.4.1 Welding of the baking chambers

13.4.2 Installation of oven band supports

13.5 Crown sheets, explosion panels, extraction ducts

13.6 Frames for covers

13.7 Clean out doors, inspection doors

13.8 Extraction fans and dampers

13.9 Air header pipes

13.10 Gas header pipes

13.11 Outer covers, insulation, main air pipe

13.12 Gas burners and equipment

13.13 Roof sheets

13.14 Outer covers

13.15 Electrical installation

13.16 Oven band installation

13.16.1 Oven band tracking

13.16.2 Joining wire mesh oven bands

13.16.3 Joining compound balanced weave bands

13.16 4 Joining steel bands

13.16.5 Oven band cleaner

14. Disclaimer                                                                229

 APPENDIX: Operations and Maintenance Manual

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 For more information:

Contact Baker Pacific Ltd. at our Contact Page or by email to:  bakerman@bakerpacific.com.hk

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