Product News: Materials & Material Processing

Gas-Heated Box Furnace reached max temperature of 2,000F.

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Gas-Heated Box Furnace reached max temperature of 2,000F.

September 23, 2010 - Suited for heat treating and high temperature testing applications, No. 871 features 650,000 BTU/hr installed in 3 modulating natural gas burners with floor-mounted combustion air blower. Unit's 7 in. insulated walls are comprised of 5 in. of 2,300°F ceramic fiber and 2 in. of 1,700°F block insulation, while 6½ in. floor insulation is made of 4½ in. of 2,300°F firebrick and 2 in. of 1,900°F block insulation. Workspace dimensions are 30 in. wide x 48 in. deep x 30 in. high.

Original Press Release

2000F Gas-Heated Box Furnace

Press release date: September 21, 2010

No. 871 is an electrically-heated 2000F(~1093.3C) gas-heated box furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating and high temperature testing. 650,000 BTU/HR are installed in three modulating natural gas burners with a floor mounted combustion air blower. Workspace dimensions are 30" wide x 48" deep x 30" high. The unit has 7" insulated walls comprised of 5" of 2300F ceramic fiber and 2" of 1700F block insulation. The 6" floor insulation is made of 4" of 2300F firebrick and 2" of 1900F block insulation. The plate hearth is made of firebrick and is supported by firebrick piers. Controls onboard No. 871 include a Partlow MRC 7000 recording and programming temperature controller and an electrically-operated vertical lift door. For more information, please contact: THE GRIEVE CORPORATION, 500 Hart Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA. Phone: (847) 546-8225. Fax: (847) 546-9210. Web: www.grievecorp.com. Email: sales@grievecorp.com. Attention: Frank Calabrese.

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