Batch Heat Treatment Furnaces

Batch Heat Treatment FurnaceFixed Hearth Furnaces

Many furnaces are of the fixed hearth style, whereby the hearths are constructed from castellated piers.  This type of furnace is common when a number of furnaces are positioned side by side, thus enabling a single charging machine to load and unload any number of furnaces.

The furnace illustrated is for the Firth Rixson Group, who manufacture components for the automotive and aerospace industries.

Temperature uniformity is absolutely critical and, to achieve the desired results, flues are usually taken through the hearth and piered structure.

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