Model SV8 'Sahara Hot Box' | Steam Powered Drum Heater

Part of Benko Products 'Sahara Hot Box' line of Steam Powered Drum Ovens

Model SV8 Steam Drum Heater is designed to accommodate 8 (55 gallon) drums or 2 standard (275 gallon) Tote.  As opposed to model S8, model SV8 has a smaller footprint and stacks drums in a vertical manner.

'Sahara Hot Box' Steam Drum Heaters (or Drum Ovens) are available with state-of-the-art digital controls with independent over-temperature protection. Units in a manifolded arrangement can be individually turned off when not heating,, perfect for your drum storage and drum heater needs.

Cost Effective • Innovative Designs

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Built to Last

Model SV8 Steam Drum Heater Specifications

The Hot Box SV8 has many unique features:
• Rugged steel construction
• Portable; Just pick up with a forklift
• Built-in spill containment
• Space Saving Vertical Design (V)
• Zero-ground clearance available
2 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty

• 8 drum (55 gal.)
• 2 Tote (275 gal.)
• 8,000 lbs total capacity

Materials of Construction
All steel construction includes:
• 12 gauge interior and 14 gauge exterior walls
• Integrated framing and structural members ensure toughness
• 304 stainless steel construction available

Interior: 59”W x 55.25”D x 98.5”H
Exterior: 66”W x 62”D x 116.75”H

3" thick, 6# density mineral wool

Heating Medium
Steam, hot oil, or hot water

Heat Exchanger
• Finned tube heating coil rated for saturated steam up to 200 psig.
• Recirculating coil available for hot oil or hot water

Temperature Range
Room temperature to 350°F

Integrated Spill Containment Pan
55 gallon capacity

• Exterior finished with acrylic enamel.
• Interior finished with heat resistant silver.
• Stainless steel available.

3,250 lbs.

Shipped completely assembled.
Set in place and hook up power supply.

Custom Engineering
Custom engineered, computer designed units are available. Contact us for more information.


Available Options for Steam Model SV8


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The Sahara Hot Box line of Steam Powered Drum Ovens offers highly durable designs, and can ship fully assembled.
Our Steam Drum Heaters provide the perfect way to safely heat and/or melt a wide range of ingredients or materials.
All Sahara Hot Boxes carry a 2 year warranty and are backed by years of fabrication experience and drum oven expertise.
We can custom design and build a drum oven to meet your facility's specific needs. Electric Drum Heaters are also available.
Contact a Benko Products Drum Oven Specialist Today!