High Temperature Tube Furnaces

Tube FurnaceTube furnaces are one of the most effective ways to heat a small sample while allowing rapid temperature changes and temperature uniformity. We have a range of horizontal, vertical, gradient and diffusion tube furnaces to fit your needs whether for heating metal or technical ceramic samples in air, an inert atmosphere, under high vacuum, a controlled and uniform temperature, or ramping up through a temperature profile.

Our tube furnaces are best suited for any and all of the applications listed:

  • Annealing
  • Brazing
  • Calcining
  • Ceramics
  • Cleaning
  • Crystal Growth
  • Firing
  • Glass
  • Gradient Work
  • Heat Treating
  • Laboratory Research
  • Materials Testing
  • Melting
  • Powders
  • Reducing

Tube Furnace Usage

Tube furnaces by CM Furnaces come in all form factors, sizes, and temperature ranges. They can use a variety of atmospheres and are offered at a wide variety of price points. Users of the CM series of tube furnaces include:

  • US National Laboratories like Los Alamos, Oak Ridge & Savanna River national labs and many others.
  • Both Government and private research facilities.
  • University science laboratories
  • Preproduction manufacturing test.
  • Small scale production environments.

CM Furnaces has been making tube furnaces for over 60 years. We have built our reputation by providing the most reliable and long lasting furnaces available today. Our “no-shortcuts” mentality and advanced feature offerings puts our furnaces at the uppermost level of the quality spectrum among tube furnaces manufactured today.

All of our Tube Furnaces feature:

  • Fully programmable control of heating and cooling rates,
  • Highly uniform temperature control
  • Highly reliable designs use only premium components. Our design emphasis is based around longevity.
  • Extra sturdy construction for long term use.

CM Tube Furnaces at a Glance

The following table summarizes our family of tube furnaces and how to choose between them.

Furnace Type Temperature Atmosphere Model
Tube Annealing 1000°C (1850°F), 1200°C (2200°F), 1750° (3200°F)  Inert, Reducing 200 Series
Horizontal Tube, Vertical Tube 1200°C (2200°F) and 1500°C (2822°) 1000 Series
Diffusion Tube 1300°C (2372°F) 1300 Series
Gradient Tube 1425°C (2597°F), 1540° (2804°F) and 1700°C (3100°F) 1400 Series
Tube Furnace, Rotary 1550°C (2822°F) 2800 Series
Horizontal Tube, Vertical Tube 1600°C (2900°F) 1600 Series
Horizontal Tube, Vertical Tube 1700°C (3100°F) 1700 Series
Horizontal Tube, Vertical Tube 1800°C (3270°F) 1800 Series

Why Tube Furnaces by CM Furnaces

Our high quality tube furnaces are used for an array of production, testing and research applications and are available in a wide range of diameters and temperature configurations. We offer custom and standard tube furnaces, ensuring that our tube furnace will meet your application requirements and will operate efficiently and effectively especially for long-term use.

To discuss your needs with one of our production furnace experts, call us directly at (973) 338-6500