Liquidus Furnace


A liquidus furnace is useful for determining the maximum temperature at which crystallization will form in a glass, and a minimum temperature at which a glass can be held for extended periods of time without crystal formation and growth.

Samples of glass, frit, or cullet are loaded into a platinum tray then placed into the hot Orton Liquidus Furnace for 1 to 24 hours. The Orton Liquidus Furnace is a specially designed horizontal tube furnace with a controlled, reproducible, linear thermal gradient of approximately 120C across a 12 long monitored zone, the glass temperature in the tray corresponds to its position along that 12 zone.

The tray is removed hot and allowed to quench cool, freezing the glass in the state it developed inside the furnace. Upon visual, or microscopic inspection, the crystal boundary plane (the Liquidus Point) is located and the temperature of that plane is interpolated from the temperature / position relationship of the known gradient.


Model GTF-MD-1612




General

A Horizontal, bench top gradient furnace system with 12 monitored zone. Typical temperature gradient is 10 -12C/inch at 1400C. Study the effects of temperature on ceramic properties of interest. As a liquidus furnace is useful for determining the maximum temperature at which crystallization will form in a glass, and a minimum temperature at which a glass can be held for extended periods of time without crystal formation and growth.

Can be operated according to ASTM C-829

Includes
  • 1600C Box furnace with 2.875 ID Alumina core tube
  • Programmable process controller
  • Alumina D-Tube hearth
  • 7 Type "S" thermocouples spaced every 2 inches in the monitored zone
  • 5KVA power transformer and 6 position temperature display meter.
Specifications

Model  :  GTF-MD-1612
Warranty  :  12 Months
Temperature Range  :  RT to 1,600C
Furnace  : Tube style, 12 inch heated zone
Thermocouples  : Type "S
D-tube hearth  : Alumina - 2.5 wide, 17 long
Thermocouple spacing  :  2 inches
Heating elements  :  Molybdenum Disilicide
Temperature Control  : Honeywell UDC 3200 Process controller
Power Control  :  4-20ma / SCR
Total Gradient  :  120 - 144C
Heating/Cooling Rate  :  1 to 10C/minute
Power Requirements  :  208-240vac, 30amp, 50 or 60Hz
Computer Interface :   Optional
Atmosphere  :  Optional
Bench-top Footprint (Furnace)  :  25 x 15 x 18 (L x W x H)
Component Dimensions  :  Controller Console 17 x 14 x 5.5
                                           Transformer : 15 x 9 x 10
                                           Temperature Display : 10 x 8 x 4.5
Shipping Weight/Dimensions  186 lbs. / 49 x 26 x 31 (1 carton on 1 pallet)




Model GTF-MD-1616




General

A Horizontal, bench top gradient furnace system with 16 monitored zone. Typical temperature gradient is 10 -12C/inch at 1400C. Study the effects of temperature on ceramic properties of interest. As a liquidus furnace is useful for determining the maximum temperature at which crystallization will form in a glass, and a minimum temperature at which a glass can be held for extended periods of time without crystal formation and growth.

Can be operated according to ASTM C-829

Includes
  • 1600C Box furnace with 2.875 ID Alumina core tube
  • Programmable process controller
  • Alumina D-Tube hearth
  • 9 Type "S" thermocouples spaced every 2 inches in the monitored zone
  • 5KVA power transformer and 8 position temperature display meter.

Specifications

Model :   GTF-MD-1616
Warranty  :  12 Months
Temperature Range :   RT to 1,600C
Furnace  :  Tube style, 16 inch heated zone
Thermocouples  :  Type "S"
D-tube hearth  :  Alumina - 2.5 wide, 23 long
Thermocouple spacing  :  2 inches
Heating elements :   Molybdenum Disilicide
Temperature Control  :  Honeywell UDC 3200 Process controller
Power Control  :  4-20ma / SCR
Total Gradient  :  160 - 192C
Heating/Cooling Rate  : 1 to 10C/minute
Power requirements :   208/240vac, 30amp, 50 or 60Hz
Computer Interface  :  Optional
Atmosphere  :  Optional
Furnace Dimensions  :  32 x 15 x 18 (82 x 38 x 46 cm)
Component Dimensions  :  Controller Console: 17 x 14 x 5.5
                                          Transformer:: 15 x 9 x 10
                                          Temperature Display:: 10 x 8 x 4.5
Shipping Weight/Dimensions  :   190 lbs. / 49 x 26 x 31 (1 carton on 1 pallet)




 
 
 
 
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