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Blast Furnaces Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial blast furnace manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source blast furnace manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These blast furnace companies can design, engineer and manufacture blast furnaces to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these blast furnace manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of coal blast furnaces, steel blast furnaces, industrial blast furnaces.

  • Wixom, MI 248-624-8191

    For over 100 years, AFC-Holcroft has offered atmosphere based heat treating equipment built to the highest standards for quality. Our extensive product range includes universal batch systems, mesh belt and cast link belt furnaces, continuous pusher furnaces, roller hearth and rotary hearth furnaces, walking beam furnaces, austempering systems, atmosphere generators, aluminum processing equipment and more. ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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  • Wentzville, MO 636-327-5777

    Finding custom-made solutions to the many industrial needs of our customers, such as making a furnace built to fit specific spatial needs, is our specialty at Unitherm Furnace, LLC. While most furnace manufacturers focus on a standard line of equipment, our talented staff thrives on the unusual and challenging. We custom design and build each system to fit the customer’s specific requirements, using high quality, standard parts and components to facilitate the maintenance process.

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  • Kennesaw, GA 800-486-6836

    Consolidated Engineering is a world leader of industrial furnaces, gas furnaces, high temperature furnaces, heat treating furnaces, conveyor furnaces and batch furnaces. For over 50 years, we have provided furnaces to meet all your heat processing needs. We have done 3,400 installations worldwide!

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  • Trout Run, PA 570-995-5025

    Here at JPW Industrial Ovens & Furnaces we are a turnkey supplier that keeps your production goals in mind. We manufacturer blast furnaces and we take pride in providing our customers with state-of-the-art equipment. Our furnaces are used in a wide variety of industries. We are a dependable supplier that will provide you with the very best. Feel free to contact us today if you want to learn more information!

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  • Round Lake, IL 847-546-8225

    Whatever your requirement may be, a Grieve Corporation product is most likely your best solution. At Grieve, you will find quality at each and every step of the design and manufacturing process. Using CAD, CAM and CAE design equipment paired with our ever-improving manufacturing procedures, we can make the very best products, including blast furnaces possible.

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  • East Troy, WI 262-642-3938

    Wisconsin Oven specializes in industrial furnaces and ovens, as well as electric furnaces, heat treating furnaces and gas fired furnaces. The electronics, automotive and foundry industries are just a few of the many we have served. Our goal is to provide high quality service and products. Let us be the source for your next project. Give us a call today!

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  • New Columbia, PA 570-538-7200

    Through its expert Lindberg/MPH brand and reliable and value priced Blue M line, TPS is a global leader in the design, engineering, manufacture and aftermarket support of industrial furnaces. Whether it’s Crucible, Lab Box, Tube, Chamber Utility Box, Element Box, Hot Stamping/Press Hardening, Pit, Integral Quench, Conveyor, Continuous Process, Vacuum, Gantry Line, Walking Beam or a range of Non Ferrous Melting and Holding options, we have an industrial furnace that will meet your application.

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Blast Furnaces

Blast furnaces are large towers or cylinders that have a heat-resistant lining. These furnaces force gusts of hot air and gases up through the furnace load. As air is pushed into the furnace from the bottom, ore, fuel and limestone are pushed in through the top. This allows the chemical reaction to occur as the ore, fuel and limestone move down the cylinder. The result is molten metal and slag at the bottom of the furnace, while flue gases move upward and exit through the top of the blast furnace.

Blast furnaces are used for smelting industrial metals, a process used in the production of steel and iron. They can be used to extract iron from iron ore, converting it into liquid iron which is then used to make steel. The furnaces are also used for other smelting procedures and for processing lead, copper, and other types of metals, which are eventually shaped into beams, billets or slabs. A blast furnace is an enclosed structure that produces heat for industrial purposes. They are made with several kinds of heat resistant (refractory) elements in order to withstand long-term use. The enclosed space holds the materials, gas or air being heated until the desired temperature is reached. Blast furnaces can come with varying temperature control options or be set for a single temperature, depending on the process for which the furnace will be used.  The shape and design of the structure allows easy control of the temperature within the cylinders.

The materials used are brought to the top of the cylinder using a conveyor belt.  Temperatures within the cylinders can range from 1600ºF to 2300ºF. When needed, oil, tar, natural gas, coal and oxygen can be added to increase productivity. Blast furnaces are used for various heat treatments of materials. Heat treating adds significant value to metal products, especially those made of steel and nonferrous materials, by imparting specific properties to the parts. These properties are often critical to the proper function of the parts. Advantages to blast furnaces are that they are relatively inexpensive when it comes to operating and maintaining the equipment.