Davron Technologies Inc. designed and manufactured a natural-gas-heated indexing conveyor oven system that heat treats engine components for a Tier-1 automotive supplier. The system includes one indexing conveyor oven, one quench tank, one rinse tank and an automated pick-and-place system, which had to be precisely calibrated to streamline the customer’s heat-treating process. The heated chamber includes four index positions that process 840 parts (530 pounds) in an eight-hour cycle. The oven, which has a maximum operating temperature of 1000°F, has working dimensions of 4 feet wide x 2 feet, 6 inches high x 29 feet, 8 inches long. It features PLC control and four access doors for access to the heated chamber.