Carbolite CAF 16/38 Coal Ash Fusibility Furnace

Code: CAF 16/38
  • Coal Ash Fusibility Furnace
  • Maximum Temperature 1600°C
  • Process Manually Recorded

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The Carbolite Gero CAF 16/38 Coal Ash Fusibility Furnace has a maximum temperature of 1600°C and an internal work diameter of 38mm. The furnace is designed to test coal ash fusibility according to BS ISO 540:2008.

Suitable for a single sample test, the process is observed manually using the viewing port and telescope supplied with trunion arm.  A CAF furnace with automated digital image capture and archiving using Windows compatible software is available the CAF G5.

A sliding and rotating door mechanism provides unrestricted access for sample loading. Supplied with a 301 single ramp PID controller which can be programmed to reach test starting temperature, the controller can be upgraded to 8 or 20 segments ramping capability. Once the desired temperature is reached, use the telescope to observe and record the fusion temperature.

  • Tests can be run up to 1600°C
  • Silicon carbide heating elements
  • User-defined temperature ramp
  • Sealed work-tube for use with a fail-safe gas control mechanism for use with toxic and inflammable gas mixtures
  • Supplied complete with sample holder, mounting tiles and loading tool
  • Reducing gas 50% (v/v) H2 + 50% (v/v) CO2, Oxidising gas CO2, Purge gas CO2

CAF 16/38 Specifications

Maximum temperature (°C)1600
Maximum number of samples per run1
Maximum recommended heat-up rate (°C/min)8
Dimensions: Fixed tube inner diameter (mm)38
External H x W x D (mm)
700 x 505 x 650
Maximum power (Watts)4800
Thermocouple typePt and Pt/13%Rh
Power supply220 – 240 V single phase + N
AtmosphereH2 reducing gas

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CAF 16-38 Manual 114 KB

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Weight0.09 kg