Model GTF-MD-1612


A Horizontal, bench top gradient furnace system with 12 monitored zone. Typical temperature gradient is 10 -12°C/inch at 1400°C. Study the effects of temperature on ceramic properties of interest. As a liquidus furnace is useful for determining the maximum temperature at which crystallization will form in a glass, and a minimum temperature at which a glass can be held for extended periods of time without crystal formation and growth.

Can be operated according to ASTM C-829


  • 1600°C Box furnace with 2.875 ID Alumina core tube
  • Programmable process controller
  • Alumina D-Tube hearth
  • 7 Type "S" thermocouples spaced every 2 inches in the monitored zone
  • 5KVA power transformer and 6 position temperature display meter.


Model GTF-MD-1612
Warranty 12 Months
Temperature Range RT to 1,600°C
Furnace Tube style, 12 inch heated zone
Thermocouples Type "S
D-tube hearth Alumina - 2.5 wide, 17 long
Thermocouple spacing 2 inches
Heating elements Molybdenum Disilicide
Temperature Control Honeywell UDC 3200 Process controller
Power Control 4-20ma / SCR
Total Gradient 120 - 144°C
Heating/Cooling Rate 1 to 10°C/minute
Power Requirements 208-240vac, 30amp, 50 or 60Hz
Computer Interface Optional
Atmosphere Optional
Bench-top Footprint (Furnace) 25 x 15 x 18 (L x W x H)
Component Dimensions Controller Console 17 x 14 x 5.5 Transformer 15 x 9 x 10 Temperature Display 10 x 8 x 4.5
Shipping Weight/Dimensions 186 lbs. / 49 x 26 x 31 (1 carton on 1 pallet)

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