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

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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.

Grieve Corporation, The

500 Hart Rd., Round Lake, IL, 60073-2898, USA

Original Press Release

2000°F Gas-Heated Box Furnace

Press release date: September 21, 2010

No. 871 is an electrically-heated 2000°F(~1093.3°C) 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 2300°F ceramic fiber and 2" of 1700°F block insulation. The 6½" floor insulation is made of 4½" of 2300°F firebrick and 2" of 1900°F 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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