CM Furnaces CM-HIGH TEMPERATURE, REDUCING ATMOSPHERE, CONTINUOUS TUBE FURNACES TO 300 Series CM-333-36-1Z 1800℃
The CM 300 Series furnaces are available in a variety of configurations from manually loaded lab-scale units to fully automated production systems. These furnaces employ a molybdenum wound aluminum oxide muffle, typically D-shaped, designed to operate from 800℃ (1472℉) to 1700℃ (3100℉) on the standard models and as high as 1800℃ (3272℉) for special applications.
The base model includes inclined doors with protective atmosphere flushes, high heat section, and a cooling section. Depending on application requirements other features are added such as preheat sections, binder removal sections, multiple zone controls, low or high dewpoint features, and turn-key automated pusher systems.
The furnaces are constructed of heavy gauge steel that is welded and reinforced. All power components and controls are located on the main frame assembly. A very efficient block graded brick insulation package is utilized with high purity alumina brick on the hot face. Tunnel cross-sections up to 8Ó wide by 6Ó high are offered with the 300 Series muffle design furnaces. When automated the pusher plates (carrier trays) form a train and are pushed through the furnace by an external stoker device. All automation is located outside the heat envelope for ease of maintenance and long life.
Hydrogen, dissociated ammonia, forming gas or any other reducing atmosphere compatible the refractory metal heating elements can be employed. The standard gas panel includes all necessary pressure regulators, flow meters, solenoids and pressure switches for both primary processing atmosphere and standby safety nitrogen. All furnaces come complete with the CM combustion atmosphere safety system. Full details are available on request.
Temperature control is by microprocessor based setpoint controllers operating in conjunction with phase angle-fire SCR power controllers and type CÓ thermocouples. Independent overtemperature instrumentation is standard.