Grieve No. 1040 Inert Atmosphere Pit Furnace

No. 1040 is a 2200°F (1204°C), inert atmosphere pit furnace from Grieve currently used for heat treating automotive parts in bask...

Grieve's No. 1040 pit furnace is used for heat treating automotive parts in baskets at the customer’s facility.

No. 1040 is a 2200°F (1204°C), inert atmosphere pit furnace from Grieve currently used for heat treating automotive parts in baskets at the customer's facility. Workspace dimensions of this furnace measure 36 inches wide x 36 inches deep x 48 inches high. 78 kW are installed in heavy gauge, high temperature Kanthal AF alloy wire heating elements of rod overbend design and powered through a low voltage transformer to heat the workload.

This Grieve pit furnace has 11-inch thick insulated walls comprising 4.5-inch thick 2600°F firebrick, 2.5-inch thick 2300°F firebrick and 4-inch 1900°F block insulation, as well as an insulated floor comprising 7 inches of castable refactory and 4-inch block insulation. Other features include a .25-inch plate steel exterior reinforced with structural steel and an air-operated, rear-hinged door. Inert atmosphere construction includes a continuously welded outer shell, high temperature door gasket, sealed heater terminal boxes, inert atmosphere inlet, outlet, flow meter and manual gas valve.

Controls on the No. 1040 include a digital indicating temperature controller, manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors and an SCR power controller.

For more information:

The Grieve Corporation
Address: 

500 Hart Road,

Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835

Phone: 
(847) 546-8225
Fax: 
(847) 546-9210
Email: 
sales@grievecorp.com
URL: 
www.grievecorp.com