Radiative Heat Transfer in an Infrared Oven

I. Bombard, P. Laurent, and J. Lieto
Laboratoire d’Automatique et de Génie des Procédés (LAGEP), UCB, Lyon

In this paper we use the COMSOL Heat Transfer Module to simulate the radiative and conductive heat transfer in an experimental oven fitted with electrical infrared emitters.

In particular, we study paint curing temperature and compare our results to experimental data.