Outside Bake Oven


Our custom OBO systems are made from heavy gauge steel using the best engineering processes available. HeatTek’s outside bake ovens include features to ensure highly efficient processes and that allow for various production rates.

Digital decoration, small run/ lab settings, customer facility height limitations,

Features include:

  • Various zone configurations
    Proprietary air seal at entrance and exit
  • Full length internal exhaust with multiple adjustment points for full control
  • Automatic nozzle height adjustment available
  • Accommodates all can heights and diameters
  • Guaranteed uniformity with improved airflow, conveyor tracking, etc.
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Push and pull style ambient air coolers
  • All motors with VFD control
  • Internal adjustable air diverters for optimal oven balancing
  • Can stability duct option

Conveyor features include:

  • Narrow to wide conveyor widths available—up to 10’ wide
  • Synthetic fiberglass conveyor belt with easily replaced seam
  • Fife guidance systems
  • Proprietary back-end belt tracking for longer units
  • Belt cutting and welding station built in
  • Dual rack & pinion tension systems
  • Perforated slide bed made from 409 stainless steel

Outside Bake Oven Applications

As a developer of custom outside bake oven systems and a highly experienced provider of spare parts, equipment service and system rebuilds, HeatTek is prepared to offer you the optimal solution for your specific application. Common uses for our systems include:

  • Steel food cans
  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Aerosol packaging

We know that the exact length, dimensions, heating methods, and conveyor capacity will depend on your industry requirements. For this reason, we offer fully customizable systems that meet your specifications, allowing for efficient and precise operation.

HeatTek has developed hundreds of systems that are in use worldwide.

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Additional Services

Along with the manufacture, maintenance, and installation of OBOs and other thermal systems, we offer a wide range of additional services, which include:

Outside Bake Oven Spare Parts

We provide aftermarket services and spare parts for all outside bake ovens. We offer a reliable source of high-quality replacement parts and components for OBOs manufactured by HeatTek and any other manufacturer. Through our extensive industry experience, we understand the importance of repairing your equipment as fast as possible to minimize production downtown. Our dedicated spare parts team is ready to help you.

Spare Parts include:

  • Combustion components: burners, flame rods, regulators, igniters, and pressure switches.
  • Conveyors, chains, fixtures, and tooling
  • Electrical components: fuses, relays, switches, and controllers.
  • Drives, motors, and transmissions.
  • Fans, blowers, and air kits.
  • Pumps, valves, nozzles, and pipe fittings.
  • Insulated panels, and insulation.

Commitment to Sustainability


Along with the world’s leading can makers, HeatTek understands and supports the importance of sustainable technology and net zero processes. Every detail is considered when engineering each of HeatTek’s Evolve Systems to ensure your sustainability goals are met or exceeded.


  • Reduced gas usage through airflow and temperature optimization
  • Minimized virgin water usage and chemical usage through RO technology
  • Options for natural gas alternatives such as electric and infrared technology
  • Recycled materials
  • Consultations and audits for current system health and sustainability impact