KME America Marine Tube & Fitting Florida to Install L & L Carbottom Furnace

“L&L Special Furnace Company has received an order for a large gas fired, car bottom furnace from a leading manufacturer of specialty alloys, pipes, tubes and fittings located in the southeastern United States. It is scheduled for delivery in Q4 2021. The furnace will be used for normalizing various steels and specialty alloys at temperatures up to 2,200°F / 1,200°C. It will also be used to preheat, stress relieve and temper various steels and large pipe fittings.

The gas fired furnace utilizes six medium velocity burners that fire over and under the load. The furnace car moves in and out of the unit on supplied railroad type rails. The door is mounted to the car and is motorized with all required stops and clearances. The side seals are pneumatic and seal to the car bottom once the car is inside the furnace. Castable piers provide good support for up to a 10,000 pound load. The furnace is completely insulated with ceramic fiber modules. The L&L model FCG4410 has working dimensions of 48” wide by 48” tall by 120” deep. Uniformity of ±25°F / 12.5°C or better is expected throughout the work zone. Complete factory testing and on-site commissioning is included.”