Carbon Composites Inc. Manufactures Graphite Resistance Furnace
Carbon Composites Inc. (Leominster, Mass.; http://www.carboncompositesinc.com) commisioned its new inert atmosphere furnace, which was designed and built in house. The all-graphite, carbon/carbon (C/C) composite hot zone has a working payload size of 93 in. by 120 in. by 158 in. with a maximum operating temperature of 2500ºC (4530ºF). The foil/composite-faced rigidized felt insulation is supported by a thermally expanding C/C I-beam cage in the hot zone.