An industrial oven is a large oven which produces a large amount of heat. Its size is big which makes it sufficient to bake different items at once for commercial purposes. The industrial oven is typically intended for one of two basic purposes: to bake food products for commercial consumption or curing of certain industrial materials. Food ovens can also be made of various sizes and shapes although they are generally intended for use in baking different items at once. The industrial oven for non-food purposes is generally used in curing industrial materials which are produced in their hardened form through heat applications.
Another term for the industrial oven is commercial oven. The commercial oven is usually designed in order to achieve high heats and so that the oven can be large enough for one to simultaneously bake large batches of food products. The ovens can be found commonly in bakeries, restaurants, commercial processing plants for food as well as in other locations where food is being prepared in a huge scale. The exact design and shape of the industrial oven will depend on the purpose for which it was made. There are some industrial ovens that are similar in design to the home ovens but may be quite larger than the home ovens and produce more heat. There are other ovens that include features like treadmills which effectively move the food in and out of the oven or are very large in order for a person to walk inside the oven.
If you go through stores or custom shops that make ovens. You will find that there are industrial ovens that are specifically designed for a certain type of food like pizza ovens while the other are intended for general purposes. The pizza oven for commercial use also features an open oven that has a treadmill on it. The pizzas are then placed on the treadmill or on the conveyor belt and then moved into the oven, slowly moving from the oven while the pizza is baked and emerges on the other side when it is now fully cooked. There are also large types of industrial ovens which are typically in bakeries and in similar locations. These industrial ovens are usually large enough in that someone can walk inside the ovens and bake several dozens of loaves of bread on large rolling racks. The industrial oven can also be made and used for non-food purposes like curing or baking different commercial products. This also includes firing of ceramics and pottery both for construction and decorative purposes as well as in curing different coating on other products. There are plenty of industrial items that have some type of coating, usually in a liquid or powder form which is applied to them and then are baked inside an industrial oven. The application of great amount of heat for a particular time period will cause a chemical reaction in the coating which then hardens and forms a protection for the material.