Monthly Archives: July 2015

What is a Muffle Furnace?

While the term “Muffle Furnace” or “Retort Furnace” is still in use today, it doesn’t really mean the same thing as it did in the early 20th century when wood and coal were the primary ways to heat a furnace. A Muffle Furnace’s primary attribute is that it has separate combustion and heating chambers. The “Retort” is a gas sealedRead more ›

Selecting a Glass furnace for batch Production.

The conversion from raw materials to molten glass in the glass fusion process has become more complex and specialized as the range of materials and increasing desire for reproducible quality has progressed in the last decade. Indeed the proper instrumentation and control of glass melting furnaces can yield large savings in fuel and significant increases in throughput. CM Batch andRead more ›