Carbolite STF 16/180 Tube Furnace

Code: STF 16/180
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  • Equivalent new model available

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Carbolite Gero STF 16/180 Single Zone Tube Furnace,  180mm heated length. The maximum overall diameter of tube insert is 60mm.

The Uniform length plus or minus 5 is 80mm. The maximum temperature is 1600°C, continuous working temperature 1500°C—full power 2500 watts.

Heating is provided by Silicon Carbide elements, which allow fast heating to operating temperature. Furnaces are supplied without a work tube customers may have their own or choose from chemically resistant tubes or other and different lengths depending on the application. Furnaces can be bored to accept a specific diameter as standard accepts 60mm or 90mm outer diameter.  Longer tubes allow clearance from the furnace to support accessories necessary for gas insertion and vacuum deployment: work tube seals, plugs, gas or vacuum inlets.

Supplied with a 301 PID controller with single ramp to setpoint and process timer, optional upgrades that allow programming for ramping and RS232, RS485 or Ethernet connectivity available and data loggers.

STF 16 examples of use Novel materials testing for research, testing electronic components under vacuum or inert atmosphere, sensor heat testings, for example, thermocouples. For applications that require precision uniformity, three-zone versions are available.

Further Options

  • Over-temperature protection is used if the furnace has expensive contents or is left unattended for extensive periods
  • A range of other work tubes in various lengths and materials, such as quartz, ceramic, metal, end seals, and work tube packages, is available with modified atmosphere and vacuum. Or for simply aiding heat retention.
  • Pumps are offered for vacuum application: rotary vane pump or turbomolecular pump
  • Insulation plugs & radiation shields to contain heat loss and enhance uniformity
  • Electrical configuration 2 or 3 phase electrical supply possible
  • Hook and strapwork tube support

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STF Manual 408 KB

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Weight 0.09 kg