Muffle Furnance


Technical specifications (in brief)

Make and model: STERICOX, STXMF-1412

Heating zone dimensions: 8 × 8 × 12 inch3

Maximum rated temperature: 1400 °C

Working temperature: 1200 °C

Heating rate: Up to 1000 °C (10 - 15 °C/min)

From 1000 °C to 1300 °C (5 – 9 °C/min)

Application of the equipment/machine

The muffle furnace is used to perform heat treatment up to 1200 °C.

Limitations of the equipment/machine

a) Heat treatment of materials that are reactive at high temperature can not be performed due to formation of gases.

b) A maximum weight of 1.2 Kg can be placed inside the furnace.

c) Heat treatments are not be performed at lower temperature (<400).

Consumables/sample preparation of the machine

In specific cases, crucibles might be required depending upon the type of sample.

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