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#22: Casting Furnace

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Make/Model

Custom built by Bret Daniel at Milwaukee Makerspace

Specs

A vertical oven used to melt metals in a crucible for pouring and casting
Runs on propane, waste oil, and/or diesel fuel
Approximately 2200 deg F max temp

Current Status

OK

Location

Current: Casting Area, West Room, Lenox
Previous: Casting Area, Vehicle Bay, Chase

On lend from

History

04/04/12 - Successful test of burner and blower fan
09/01/12 - Furnace complete
11/08/12 - First aluminum casting pour
12/31/12 - Moved to Lenox

Notes

See project page for construction Casting Furnace
Blog posts: http://milwaukeemakerspace.org/tag/casting/ June 28, 2012 build update

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equipment/furnace.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/10 22:19 by branth