Temperature Monitoring Process Temperature
Monitoring & Verification
If you are looking for the best product to help monitor your High Temperature Process, let Orton Help you with the right solution. Pyrometric Cones, TempCheks, TempTabs and PTCR are available. All of these products are independent of your electronics and allow you to monitor your process temperatures alongside your ware being fired. more details
Products for Kilnsventing systems and
electronic controllers
Orton does not make kilns but we do supply high quality venting systems and electronic controllers for electric Kilns and furnaces. Orton VentMaster Vent Systems and Orton AutoFire Controllers and other Productivity and Safety Items are available. more details
Thermal Analysis Measurement and
Glass Testing Equipment
Orton dilatometers are known globally as reliable instruments measuring thermal expansion of materials at high temperature. Glass testing Equipment measures Annealing and Strain points, Viscosity Measurement (Beam Bending / Parallel Plate) and Softening points (Labino / Littleton methods) of glass. Orton also makes a Rotating Spindle Viscometer and Gradient Furnaces. more details
Materials TestingMaterials Testing
And Research Center
The Orton Materials Testing and Research Center is a full service independent test facility offering over 100 ASTM tests. Orton's ability to deliver timely test results makes it the “go to” Lab for companies in the Refractory, Ceramic and Glass Industries. Orton is continually looking for ways to assist its customers and has recently added a new corrosion resistance test for refractory material. more details

Orton is pleased to announce its partnership with Hot Disk of Gothenburg, Sweden representing Hot Disk in the Eastern USA, as well as Central and South America.  Mr. Jim Baldwin is the Product Manager for Hot Disk and brings over 30 years experience to manufacturing, sales and service of thermal lab equipment.  To see a complete lineup of Hot Disk products you can visit our Hot Disk page HERE

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The Orton Ceramic Foundation 

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Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation

We Are Committed to the Advancement of Science ...

The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation serves the global materials industry providing products for thermal process verification, thermo-analytical instruments and materials testing services. We are focused on providing the ceramics and metals industries products and services second to none, working directly with our customers to understand their needs. The Orton Ceramic Foundation has provided the standard for firing verification for more than 100 years. Working directly with our customers Orton continually explores new products and services with the same commitment our founder Dr. Edward Orton Jr. made to the ceramic industry over 100 years ago.

 

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Upcoming Conferences, Exhibits and Trade Shows

2021 MS&T - Columbus, OH - October 17-21, 2021 Glass Problems Conference - Columbus, OH  - November...
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Orton Supports the National K-12 Ceramic Foundation

The Orton Foundation proudly supports the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. The K-12 Ceramic
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