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
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Introduction to Properties of Refractories
In response to industry demand Orton has partnered with the American Ceramic Society to offer the online course "Introduction to Properties of Refractories." The course will consist of four live 3-hour lectures and laboratory demonstrations to be held March 2, 4, 9, and 11, 2021. For course details and registration information CLICK HERE
Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation
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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.
The Orton Foundation proudly supports the National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition.
The K-12 Ceramic
Advanced Ceramics - Virtual January 2021
MIM Conference - Virtual March 2021
Understanding creep behavior provides insights for design improvements and quality assurance.
FROM THE BLOG...
01/07/2021Jessica Putnam-Phillips on ClayShare
Jessica explains how Pyrometric cones help the firing process. Click here to Watch her on ClayShare...
09/03/2020Sue McLeod and Witness Cones
We ran across this recent post from Sue McLeod that explains why she uses Witness Cones in her firings. ...
Orton has partnered with Zonos so Customers around the world can order small quantites of Orton products...