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1200ºC Compact Vacuum Casting System (2 Kg Max) w/ Start-up Kit - EQ-VMCS-1200-LD


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Item Number: VMCS1200
EQ-VMCS-1200 is a vacuum casting furnace, which is capable of melting alloys up to 1200ºC and casting in a mold.  It consists of two chambers, one is a non-hermetic melting chamber and the other is a hermetic vacuum casting chamber. Both of the chambers allow continuous inert gas flow.   A compact footprint (18"x 18") and durable construction make this an ideal instrument to be used in alloy research in laboratory settings.  
(Upgraded to programmable temperature controller from June 12, 6/2021)

SPECIFICATIONS:
Features

  • 3kW Resistance heating
  • Manual stirring for uniform melting
  • Fast cycle times allow re-casting in just 6 minutes after each pour
  • Complete accessories are included for immediate use.
  • Manufactured in the USA with the highest-quality components
Power Requirements
  • Input Voltage: 208 - 240V AC, Single Phase, 3 kW (20A power outlet)
Melting Chamber
    
  • One set of an 800 ml graphite crucible and a sealing rod is included. 
  • A resistance heating coil surrounds the crucible for a maximum heating rate
  • A manual stirring lever for a uniform melting process.  
  • Crucible can melt max. 2000  grams of copper
  •     
Casting Chamber
  • A standard casting mold with 3" OD by 4" height is included. 
  • Accommodates molds range from φ2.5" - 4"  and up to 9" high (Max: 102mm dia. x 229mm H)
  • The casting chamber is swiveled out for easy mold loading and unloading.  
Temperature Control

  • 30-segment programmable PID temperature controller with +/-1℃ accuracy is included
  • An in-situ K-type thermocouple is placed at the center of the crucible for accurate temperature readings.  
  • Max. working temperature:  1200ºC
Vacuum and Inert Gas
 
  • Vacuum requirement: -700 mmHg at sea level
  • The vacuum gauge pressure gauge is included. 
  • Inert Gas Requirement: 8-10 SLM @ 1 bar (ambient) inert gas
  • Double stage rotary vane vacuum pump is included
                 
Start-up Kit

A set of Start-up Kit is optional.
Please click here to see in detail the included consumables in the start-up kit.
General Heating Rate 20 ~30°C / min 
Compliance CE Certified
NRTL or CSA certification is available upon request
Warranty One year limited warranty with lifetime support
Operation Manual & Video    
Application Note
Click here to learn more about the installation of a gas regulator.
  • AttentionA pressure regulator must be installed on your input gas tank ( click picture below to review ) and the output gas pressure set below 3 PSI at all times after opening the gas tank with the gas maintained in a continuous flowing condition. Gas build-up with pressure levels exceeding over 3 PSI may cause irreversible damage to the furnace chamber.  
  • The flow rate for gases should be limited to < 200 SCCM ( or 200ml/min )
Dimensions
  18" W x 18" D x 30" H  (770mm x 460mm x 460mm)
Net Weight
54kg (119 lbs)
Shipping Weight 310 lbs
Shipping Dimensions 48"x40"x45"


The Start-up Kit includes:
Picture Product Name QTY
Graphite Stirring Rod 1
Graphite Crucible and Sealing Rod 1
Carbon-Impregnated Ceramic Fiber Crucible Bottom Gasket 6 pcs
Filling Cone 1
Crucible Stand 1
Flanged Flask with Cross Bar, 3" Dia. 1
3" Dia. Flask Adapter 1
Plastic Tubing, 8" O.D. 1
Vacuum Hose 1

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