- Max. Temperature – 900 °C to 1800 °C
- Working Temperature – 800 °C to 1700 °C
- Heating Element – Kanthal A-1, Silicon Carbide (SiC), Molybdenum Silicide (MoSi2)
- Temperature Accuracy- (+/- 1 °C) to (+/- 1.8 °F)
- Temperature Controller – PID controller
- Display – LED / LCD Display
- External Chamber Construction – MS / Powder Coating / 304 Grade SS (Optional)
- Internal Chamber Construction – Ceramic Board & Grooved Refractory Chamber (As per temp. requirement)
- Insulation – Ceramic wool insulation
- Power Supply – 220 / 440 Volts
- Certification – ISO, CE & GMP
Full Details and Specifications of Muffle Furnace
The main characteristic of a muffle furnace is the separation of the heating and combustion chambers. The material to be heated is placed inside the “Retort,” which is a sealed gas chamber. This was important in the “old days” because the byproducts of combustion would otherwise have contaminated the heating process. With the invention of high-temperature electric heating elements in the early 1950s, most manufacturers quickly converted their muffle furnaces to electric. This is because the byproducts of heating are negligible for most processes. It is also known as a Muffle oven.
Conduction, convection, or blackbody radiation are the three methods used in electrical furnaces to heat materials; none of these processes produce combustion byproducts, and these designs offer significantly more control over temperature uniformity and ensure that the heated material is isolated from combustion pollutants.
It is used to heat materials without exposing them to flames or combustion products. The heating chamber is enclosed in a sealed muffle, usually made of refractory ceramic or firebrick. It is often used in laboratories and workshops for various tasks, such as annealing, brazing, soldering, and melting metals and glasses. It can be heated by electricity, gas, or oil. An electric muffle furnace is the most common type, as it is clean, quiet, and easy to control. Gas and oil-fired muffle furnaces are typically used for higher-temperature applications.
The size and capacity of it will vary depending on its intended use. Small laboratory furnaces are often used for benchtop applications, while larger ones are used for industrial applications. We have the Muffle furnace in three temperature ranges, i.e., 1200 °C, 1600 °C, and 1800 °C. We also deal in other furnaces such as benchtop or vacuum muffle furnaces and many more.
- Compact and portable design that saves bench space and facilitates easy relocation.
- It has durable ceramic fiber insulation to minimize energy loss and enhance operational efficiency.
- It has a Built-in exhaust fan that Promotes rapid fume removal and maintains a safe working environment.
- The Microprocessor-controlled precise temperature control of muffle furnace systems ensures accurate and stable heating throughout the process.
- The highly advanced furnace models have settings that can be programmed, such as programmable temperature profiles for complex heat treatments.
- The efficient insulation in the furnace minimizes heat loss and energy consumption.
- The robust design and durable construction can withstand demanding high-temperature applications.
- The furnace has overheating protection and automatic shut-off mechanisms, making it safer for the user.
- Rapid ramp rates help it reach target temperatures quickly for efficient workflows.
- The furnace distributes heat uniformly to ensure consistent results throughout the chamber.
- The Gas inlets/outlets change the atmosphere for specialized material treatments.
Applications of Muffle Furnace
Muffle furnaces leverage technology and design to provide precise temperature control and isolate materials from contamination, making them ideal for heat treatment, ashing, and analysis. These versatile ovens, typically front-loading boxes or tubes, reach up to 1800°C for applications like glass melting, enamel coating, ceramic production, and bonding and brazing. Advancements in heating element materials like molybdenum disilicide enable precise scientific uses like debinding, sintering, and finishing processes in metal injection moulding. A Lab furnace is a potent tool for industrial and scientific applications, offering controlled heat and clean environments for diverse tasks.
How to use Muffle Furnace?
- Prepare your sample: Place your material on a crucible or heat-resistant tray.
- Program the settings: Select the desired temperature and heating profile if applicable.
- Load the chamber: Carefully place the sample tray inside the furnace chamber.
- Start the heating cycle: Initiate the program and monitor the Temperature.
- Cool down and unload: Once the cycle is complete, allow the furnace to cool gradually before removing the sample.
- Always wear proper protective equipment, including heat gloves, safety glasses, and lab coat.
- Never place flammable or volatile materials inside the furnace.
- Ensure adequate ventilation to remove heat and combustion gases.
- Do not touch the hot furnace or chamber during operation.
Why choose us?
As a premier muffle furnace manufacturer, we provide quality, innovation, and customer-centric services. We are a manufacturer and supplier of high-temperature furnaces. Our diverse furnaces, with robust construction, safety features, and corrosion resistance, fit every application and are available at a budget price. Sizes range from compact to large-scale, with temperatures up to 1800 °C. All products carry our warranty and unmatched service.
Our experts will help select perfect specifications and customize them to your needs. We strive to build long-term partnerships through delivering technical excellence. For the ideal furnace, contact us today.