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

Email: thought@tvu.com


1600°C Vacuum Tube Furnace

Thoughtventions Unlimited, LLC is offering the Model 1700VF100, 1600°C Vacuum Tube Furnace.  This low priced vertical vacuum furnace operates at temperatures up to 1600°C with bottom loading access.  The furnace uses a proprietary design to reach high temperatures at moderate power.   Stable, programmable temperature control uses a Type C thermocouple, controller and a feedback controlled SCR power supply.   Other furnace sizes are available. (March, 2006)


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 B
Heating Elements SiC
Power Supply 120/240VAC Phase Control SCR
Weight Approximately 10 kg

Operating Characteristics:
Temperature Control Standard PID automatic control.
Power at 1600°C Approximately 15 kW
Operating pressure High vacuum to 2 atm
Operating atmosphere Arbitrary
Cooling None
Peak Operating Temperature of Hot Zone 1600°C
Temperature at center (+/- 1 cm) Constant within accuracy of a Type B thermocouple


Last updated: July 2015