No. 862 is a gas-heated 2000°F furnace from Grieve Corp. currently used for preheating dies and molds.
No. 862 is a gas-heated 2000°F furnace from
Grieve Corp.currently used for preheating dies and molds. The furnace features 750,000
BTU/hour installed in four modulating natural gas burners with a floor-mounted
combustion air blower. Workspace dimensions are 36 inches wide x 48 inches deep
x 36 inches high. The unit has 7-inch-thick insulated walls, comprised of 5
inches of 2300°F ceramic fiber and 2 inches of block insulation. The 7-inch
floor insulation contains 4 ½ inches of 2300°F firebrick and 2 ½ inches of
block insulation. Controls include an automatic door switch to drive burners to
low fire when the door is opened and an air-operated vertical lift door. All
safety equipment required by the IRI, FM and National Fire Protection
Association Standard 86 for gas-heated furnaces is also included.
Die/Mold Preheat Furnace
November 4, 2011