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TUNNEL OVEN [1 record]

Record 1 2011-04-18


Subject field(s)
  • Industrial Tools and Equipment
  • Breadmaking
  • Pastries

The traveling hearth oven or tunnel oven is designed primarily for large volume continuous operation. Here the hearth represents a motor-driven conveyor which passes in a straight line through a series of heat zones ... at a rate that assures thorough baking of the goods. Loading is done at one end and unloading [is done at the same level] at the opposite end of the oven.


Tunnel oven.

Key term(s)
  • travelling hearth oven


  • Outillage industriel
  • Boulangerie
  • Pâtisserie

Le four tunnel est en gros constitué par un long couloir [...] La sole du four peut être constituée par des chaînes [...] En France, pour la cuisson du pain, c'est un tapis métallique laminé qui en tient lieu. Un gros tambour à chaque extrémité du four sert à tendre et à entraîner le tapis qui se déplace à l'intérieur et sur lequel se déroule la cuisson.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Herramientas y equipo industriales
  • Panificación
  • Repostería
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