Midwestern U.S. Plant Commissions High Temperature Box Furnace For Military and Aerospace Applications
“L&L Special Furnace Company, Inc. has shipped and commissioned a large high-temperature box furnace to a Midwestern U.S. plant starting production on ceramic matrix parts that will be used in military and aerospace applications.
The L&L GHH3350 has an effective work zone of 32” wide by 30” high by 50” deep. The furnace is capable of reaching temperatures up to 1,700°C / 3,100°F under partial atmospheric pressure. There is also a vacuum pump to help remove oxygen prior to beginning the thermal cycle.
The front-loading box furnace is insulated with multi-layer, high-temperature insulation. The floor is reinforced and includes a composite hearth capable of supporting load weights up to 500 pounds.
The GHH3350 is heated with molybdenum disilicide elements located on the side walls and back. It is controlled by a Eurotherm program control with overtemperature protection and includes a multi-pen chart recorder with 36 inputs to record various temperatures, flow rates and pressures.
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