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Crucible Furnace

Baker Furnace Inc. has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing Crucible Furnaces since 1980. We have a complete line of Crucible Furnaces to melt Silver, Gold, Brass, Aluminum, Lead, and Zinc. Our Crucible Furnaces can be used for a variety of applications including Precious Metal Melting, Smelting of ore concentrates, Brass Melting, School Foundries, Art Bronze Casting Foundries, and any other non-ferrous melting application.

Our state-of-the-art Crucible Furnaces are equipped with fully automatic Combustion Systems that are spark ignited and utilize FM approved flame supervision systems. They are built for rugged Industrial service and are shipped in a turnkey condition ready for installation and immediate operation.

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Aluminum Melting Crucible Furnace — Gas Fired Units


Crucible Furnace

  • Features:
  • FM approved Main gas valve
  • Pneumatic crucible cover
  • 4 Part insulated refractory lining
  • Quiet operation (70 dba or less)
  • Control panel with Digital temperature control
  • FM approved flame safety device
  • Spark ignited and piloted
  • Fully automatic
  • Specifications:
  • Voltage - 115/230 Volt 1 ph. or 230/460 Volt 3 ph
  • Fuel Types - Natural Gas or Propane
  • Inlet Pressure - 6" or 8" Water Column
  • Inlet Pipe Size -1 1/2" N.P.T.
  • Melt Rate (Cold Start) - 1/3 Capacity/hour
  • Melt Rate (50% Heel) -1/2 Capacity/hour
  • Maximum Temperature - 1800° F
  • Temperature Controls - Microprocessor based digital-Type K
  • Refractory Lining - 6 1/2" thick - 4 separate insulating materials
  • Pneumatics - Clear air at 80-100 PSI required

 

Model Burner Btu/Hr Fuel Electrical Melt Rate Cold Melt Rate Hot Cap. Lbs. Aluminum
200 RA 300,000 Gas/Propane 120 Volt 86 Lbs/Hr 130 Lbs/Hr 259
400 RA 400,000 " " 133 Lbs/Hr 200 Lbs/Hr 421
500 RA 500,000 " " 167 Lbs/Hr 250 Lbs/Hr 490
600 RA 600,000 " " 200 Lbs/Hr 300 Lbs/Hr 621
700 RA 750,000 " " 233 Lbs/Hr 350 Lbs/Hr 700
900 RA 1,000,000 " " 300 Lbs/Hr 450 Lbs/Hr 900
Model Floor Space Required Height Maximum Temperature Crucible O.D. In. Crucible HT. In. Lining Shipping Weight
200 RA 4' x 4' 36" 2200 20.5 17 7" Castable 2300
400 RA 4' x 4' 41" " 20.5 25 7" Castable 2550
500 RA 4.5' x 4.5' 44" " 23.5 23 7" Castable 1670
600 RA 4.5' x 4.5' 44" " 28 23 7" Castable 3085
700 RA 4.5' x 4.5' 45" " 34 22 7" Castable 3120
900 RA 5' x 5' 45" " 34.5 25.5 7" Castable 3270

Hydraulic Tilting Crucible Furnace — Gas Fired Units


  • Features
  • FM approved Main gas valve
  • Pneumatic crucible cover and tilt
  • 4 Part insulated refractory lining
  • Control panel with Digital temperature control
  • FM approved flame safety device
  • Spark ignited and piloted
  • Fully automatic
  • 230/460 Volt 3 ph
Model Burner Btu/Hr Fuel Electrical Melt Rate Cold Melt Rate Hot Cap. Lbs. Brass
060-T 300,000 Gas/Propane/Oil 230/460 3 Ph 48 Lbs/Hr 65 Lbs/Hr 193
100-T 500,000 80 Lbs/Hr 107 Lbs/Hr 321
200-T 600,000 161 Lbs/Hr 214Lbs/Hr 642
300-T 900,000 241 Lbs/Hr 321 Lbs/Hr 963
400-T 1,000,000 321 Lbs/Hr 428 Lbs/Hr 1284
600-T 1,800,000 482 Lbs/Hr 642 Lbs/Hr 1926
1000-T 2,500,000 268 Lbs/Hr 1070 Lbs./Hr 3210
2000-T 3,000,000 1605 Lbs/Hr 2140 Lbs/Hr 6420
Model Floor Space Required Height Max. Temp. Lining Crucible O.D. In. Crucible Ht. In. Shipping Weight
060-T 5' x 5' 4' 2300 F. 7" Castable 11 14.5 2300
100-T 5' x 5' 4' 12.5 17 2550
200-T 5.5' x 5.5' 4.5' 15.5 20 1670
300-T 6' x 6' 4.5' 17 23 3085
400-T 6.5' x 6.5' 4.5' 20.5 25 3120
600-T 7' x 7' 5' 23.5 27.5 3270
1000-T 8' x 8' 6' 28 35 5500
2000-T 8' x 8' 7' 35 48 6300

B-Series Metal Melting Crucible Furnaces


  • Features
  • IRI Fuel Train (Natural Gas or Propane)
  • Fully Automatic Combustion System
  • 3100 F. Refractory Lining
  • Easy Open Lid Mechanism
  • Drain Door at Furnace Floor Level
  • U.L. Classified Control Panel
Model Number Shell Diameter (inches) Working Height (inches) Footprint Dimension (feet) Crucible Size Maximum Capacity Lbs. Brass Approx. Ship Weight
B-10 28 24 4 x 6 #10 36 950
B-20 29 27 4 x 6 #20 72 1125
B-30 32 30 5 x 7 #30 108 1250
B-40 33 32 5 x 7 #40 144 1310
B-60 36 35 6 x 8 #60 216 1475
B-80 38 40 6 x 8 #80 288 1620