40 Nutmeg Lane
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Tel: (860) 657-9014

Email: thought@tvu.com


Low Cost Vacuum Tube Furnace

Thoughtventions Unlimited, LLC is offering the Model VF20, Low Cost Vacuum Tube Furnace for materials heat treating.  This low priced vacuum furnace operates at temperatures over 1000°C with end loading access.  The furnace uses a proprietary design to reach high temperatures at low power.   Stable, programmable temperature control uses a Type J or K thermocouple, controller and a feedback controlled SCR power supply.   Other furnace sizes are available.


Physical Characteristics:
Overall Size of Furnace User Specified
Overall Size of Controller 30 cm Wide x 30 cm High x 25 cm Deep
Nominal Hot Zone Size User Specified
Thermocouple Type J or K
Heating Elements Kanthal
Power Supply 120/240VAC Phase Control SCR
Weight Less than 5 kg

Operating Characteristics:
Temperature Control Standard PID automatic control.
Power at 1000°C Less than 2 kW
Operating pressure High vacuum
Operating atmosphere None
Cooling None
Peak Operating Temperature of Hot Zone >1000°C
Temperature at center (+/- 1 cm) Constant within accuracy of a Type J/K thermocouple - less than 1°C.


Last updated: July 2015