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2,000°F Inert Atmosphere Furnace Heat Treats Turbines

The furnace has a roof-mounted, heat-resisting alloy circulating fan powered by a 1-HP motor with V-belt drive, water cooled bearings and inert atmosphere shaft seal.

Grieve's No. 1039 is a 2,000°F (1,093°C), inert atmosphere, heavy-duty furnace.
Grieve's No. 1039 is a 2,000°F (1,093°C), inert atmosphere, heavy-duty furnace.
Grieve

The No. 1039 is a 2,000°F (1,093°C), inert atmosphere, heavy-duty furnace from Grieve (Round Lake, IL) that is currently used for heat treating turbine components at the customer’s facility. Features include:

  • A 36” (W) x 60” (D) x 36” (H) workspace.
  • 73 KW installed in ICA wire coils that are supported by vacuum formed ceramic fiber installed on all interior surfaces, including the door and beneath the hearth.
  • A roof-mounted, heat-resisting alloy circulating fan powered by a 1-HP motor with V-belt drive, water cooled bearings, and an inert atmosphere shaft seal.  
  • 9”-thick insulated walls comprised of 5” of 2,300°F ceramic fiber and 4” of 1,900°F block insulation.
  • 8½” floor insulation comprised of 4 ½” of 2,300°F firebrick and 4” of 1,900°F block insulation.
  • ¼” plate exterior reinforced with structural steel.
  • ½” steel face plate at doorway with air-operated vertical lift door. 
  • A continuously welded outer shell.
  • High-temperature door gasket.
  • Sealed heater terminal boxes.
  • Inert atmosphere inlet, outlet, and flow meter. 
  • A manual gas valve.
  • A digital programming temperature controller.
  • A manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors.
  • A paperless event recorder.An SCR power controller.

For more information, visit www.grievecorp.com

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