The Giant for Greater Baking Performance and Flexibility

COLUMBUS, the classic deck oven with heating gas circulation (oil or gas-fired) stands out for its premium baking with a static baking environment. The WACHTEL parallel radiator design guarantees an absolutely even heat distribution with short heat paths together with a high efficiency of heat transfer in all decks.

The deck group management system, first patented in 1947 and constantly improved (VARIOMAT and TRIOMAT) ensures flexibility in the amount of baking space required and also significant energy savings. The COLUMBUS is the ideal choice in all situations where the highest possible baking performance must be combined with the smallest foot print and where a flexible, i.e. economically efficient, response to fluctuating demand and conditions is required.

Quality always pays:    

  • Huge: The triple-width COLUMBUS E Model, for example, offers 44 m² total baking surface with nine decks on a standard 2220 mm oven width.
  • Energy-saving, modulating or two-stage burner technology ensures an exceptionally high heat-up performance and thus short heat-up phases.
  • Tried and tested for 30 years: The efficient WACHTEL parallel radiators guarantee uniform heat distribution for consistent and even baking quality (with an operating efficiency of ≈ 90%).
  • COLUMBUS MONO: all decks run at the same temperature
  • COLUMBUS VARIOMAT: two separately controlled deck groups
  • COLUMBUS TRIOMAT: three separately controlled temperature zones
  • The deck baking plates consist of specially-developed mineral material offering high thermal storage capacity
  • Saturated with Steam: The high-performance steam injectors are isolated from the baking chamber and linked directly to the burner area, offering energy advantages and blast after blast of steam without loss of temperature in the decks.
  • High operational reliability: High-temperature, corrosion-resistant and absolutely gas-tight welded baking chambers and ultra-modern insulation 200 mm-thick
  • User-friendly thanks to an easy-clean stainless steel finish throughout and an ergonomic layout of all the control elements
  • All models are to be built in from three sides and the most important elements for servicing are freely accessible, offering convenience and saving time.


  • O-model: with no protruding front and the power components mounted above, allowing greater ease of loading and unloading
  • ICT (Infrared Ceramic Technology)
  • Electric steam injectors
  • STONE (special chamotte clay arch)
  • WIN SERVER PC Software
  • Draw-plate decks
  • COMFORT Loader/unloader for fully automated production

Technical Data

No. of decks (max.) 669
Decksize (WxDxH)[mm]1200 x 1600/2400 x 165-2501800 x 1600/2400 x 165-2501200/2000 x 2000/2400 x 230-250
Total baking surface[m²]14,421,643,2
Exterior dimensions (WxDxH)[mm]1620 x 2380-2780 x 2345-27002220 x 2380-2780 x 2345-27001670-2600 x 3180-3780 x 3050-4220
Footprint (max.)[m²]5,05,011,0

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