In Bread manufacturing process baking oven is the major equipment. There are various baking ovens for bread manufacturing ,for any higher capacities manufacturers often opt for Swing tray baking ovens .Other model for baking oven for higher volumes of bread production is contray ovens .
Swing Trays main drive moves sprockets and chain with which the racks are hinged with the chain and this tray swings both ways .These racks hold bread moulds and carry them to complete the baking cycle
Burners can be of ldo ( diesel type ) or cng ( gas type ) . hot air is circulated through circulating fan in headers either through top and bottom headers or middle and bottom headers .
Swing tray ovens can be designed for 5000 – 50000 loafs per day capacity.
Some of the features in Swing tray Ovens
* Preferred for higher volumes * Oven chain can be hand-cranked in an emergency * The tray's movement is intermittent and controlled by a digital timer * Insulated for maximum fuel-efficiency * Flue gas does not come in contact with food item being baked * Imparts solid top and bottom heat to loaves under baking for uniform results across the length of the tray * Lidding and Unlidding is automatic in swing tray ovens * Requires a larger area than other baking oven for the same capacity * Safety Explosion doors are provided as safety against any explosion