FST, FZS – Horizontal and Vertical Split Tube Furnaces

The FST, single zone, and FZS, 3-zone, split tube furnaces can be used either vertically or horizontally and have a maximum operating temperature of 1300°C.

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The split heating module allows either easy positioning of the work tube or positioning around reactors which have fixed end flanges. The split design may also allow faster cooling of the sample. Cooling channels are engineered into the housing to aid with convection cooling of the outer case. A handle is attached to the upper half of the split tube furnace with two quick release clamps to safely unlock and lock the furnace. The two furnace halves are ceramic fibre modules with high quality APM wire heating elements mounted in the insulation, held in position by a ceramic holding ridge. A safety switch protects the operator by switching off the heating elements once the furnace is opened.

  Standard features
•  1300°C maximum operating temperature
•  3-zone models fitted with 1 x 3216CC and 2 x 3216CC end zone controllers, with retransmission of setpoint
•  3-zone heated lengths of 500 or 1000 mm
•  Accepts work tubes with outer diameter up to 150 mm
•  Carbolite Gero 3216CC controller, with single ramp to setpoint & process timer
•  Exceptionally long life time and temperature stability
•  For horizontal or vertical use
•  High grade type S thermocouple
•  High quality 5 mm APM wire heating elements
•  Low thermal mass ceramic fibre insulation
•  Single-zone heated lengths of 200, 500 or 1000 mm
•  Supplied with separate control box with 3 m cable, plug and socket
•  Split design allows work tubes or reactors with fixed flanges to be accommodate

  Options (specify these at time of order)
•  A range of sophisticated digital controllers, multi-segment programmers and data loggers is available. These can be fitted with RS232, RS485 or Ethernet communications
•  Automated opening mechanism
•  For split tube furnaces, robustly shaped ceramic half tubes are available to protect the heating elements and for sample holding
•  Flanges for inert gas counter flow
•  Furnace splits into two halves and accommodates tubes or samples fixed into a test rig
•  Insulation plugs & radiation shields to prevent heat loss & improve uniformity
•  Larger tube diameters
•  Longer heated lengths
•  Modified atmosphere and vacuum packages are available
•  Over-temperature protection (recommended to protect valuable contents & for unattended operation)
•  Oxygen sensor for inert gas packages
•  Vacuum packages with a choice of rotary vane pump or turbomolecular pump are available
•  Wide choice of tube diameters and materials is available.

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To make your order, please contact us at  info@polyscientific.com.my or call us at +6 06 3350 690

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