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Case Study: High Temperature Kiln For Zirconia Products

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Therser UK Ltd have recently completed the construction and installation of a High Temperature Kiln For Zirconia Products.



The type of kiln we installed is a downdraught gas fired shuttle kiln with swing door. It contains one kiln car and afterburner. The combustion system is modulating in Ratio Air/Fuel with pre heated combustion air.


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There are four high temperature burners (Type Eclipse TJSR complete with spark ignition, flame failure controls and all relevant shutoff valves/flow control valves on both the gas and airline). As well as four independent control zones with excess air, stoichiometric and pulse firing modes complete with SCADA system.


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The kiln door fastening is a Wheel type door clamp. The kiln also has an oxidising atmosphere and is fueled by natural gas.


Capacity, Dimensions And Temperature


  • Nominal capacity – 1.72 Cubic Meter nominal
  • Setting dimensions – 1015mm Wide, 770mm High, 2200mm Long
  • Firing temperature – 1700°c
  • Max design temperature – 1800°c
  • Temperature profile range – +/- 1°C at soak
  • Nominal kiln external dimensions - 2500mm Wide, Approx 2500mm High, 4200mm Long

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