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The Oxy-Gon BC Series Bottom Loading Furnace


The BC Series Bottom Loading Furnace is designed to provide years of continuous service while requiring a low investment cost.

Bottom Loading Furnace Data Sheet




Applications for this furnace include:

  • Annealing
  • Brazing
  • Diffusion Bonding
  • Glass Processing Studies
  • Ceramic Firing
  • Melting
  • Degassing
  • Sintering
  • Carbon Glass
  • Ceramic Composites

The furnace can be rated up to a maximum operating temperature of 3000 degrees C (5,432 degrees F) and will operate in vacuum, inert atmospheres, Nitrogen, or Hydrogen.

Generally, the basic furnace system includes:

  • Furnace Assembly
  • Heat Zone
  • Power Supply
  • Evacuation System
  • Inert Gas System
Furnace Assembly

The chamber, top cover, and bottom access lid are double walled, 304L stainless steel. Each component is electropolished to attain the highest vacuum quality. Ports are incorporated in the chamber for a sight window, thermocouples and inert gas.

Power to the element is supplied by six power feedthroughs located in a ring assembly at the top of the chamber. All the power feedthroughs are Nickel plated.

Heat Zone

The cylindrical element and the shield assembly are fixed inside the chamber to allow easy loading of the fixtures and materials for processing.


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