Carbolite CF15 Cupellation Furnace 1200C, chamber dimensions H 125 x W 215 x D 270 mm.
Carbolite Gero CF 15 is a bench mounted cupellation furnace with external dimensions of H 1030 x W 920 x D 870 mm. The heating elements allow for operation continuous operation at maximum temperature 1200C. The furnace can accommodate 15 no. 8 cupels OR 24 no. 6 cupels. Maximum power is 9000 watts.
Designed for testing the purity of precious metals by fire assay or cupellation in accordance with the method set out by the UK Assay Office standard ISO11426:1999. Also complaint with Hallmarking stipulations laid down by the Convention on the Control and Marking of Articles of Precious Metals or Precious Metals Convention, Hallmarking Convention or Vienna Convention.
The CF 15 Cupellation furnace is supplied with a 301 controller with one ramp to set temperature and process timer. This can be upgraded to allow up to eight to twenty segment programmes, with storage and communications options. Please enquire with Norrscope for further details.
When undertaking the test, hazardous corrosive fumes are created, to protect the operator these are extracted by an exhaust duct and collected condensed lead can be removed by a container. The furnace is also protected with the elements encased in Silicon Carbide. The elements are mounted in the top and bottom of the chamber providing uniform heating of cupels, an observation hole is included on the door.
- Element over temperature protection
- Counterbalanced vertically opening door
- Preheated airflow prior to chamber entrance
- Elements resistant to thermal shock
Ordering code CF 15B