Metallurgical Laboratory

softening & melting
HEATING MICROSCOPE

High temperature reduction and smelting/softening testing equipment

Tube furnace with possibility to perform controlled reduction as well as melting/softening tests. Temperatures up to 1600°C.

High temperature reduction and strength under load testing equipment

Tube furnace equipped such that testing of strength can be performed at high temperature and with controlled furnace atmosphere.

coke analysis
CSR AND CRI

Equipment for measuring CRI/CSR for coke

Induction furnace
HF FURNACE

High frequency furnace

60 kW, where up to 25 kg copper or 8 kg steel can be melted in a few minutes.

Smelting furnace
TAMMAN FURNACE

Basic furnace equipment

Muffel furnaces, Tamann furnace, tube furnaces and rotating furnace giving possibilities to large variety of experiments. Temperatures up to 2000°C.

Page Editor and Contact: Richard Renberg

Published: 22 April 2006

Updated: 28 March 2007

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