Why Electric Heating?
In keeping with our drive for safety and our mission to have the simplest and easiest machines to install and run,
we chose electric heating. Some of the advantages of electric heating are listed below.
Safety - no naked flames, explosive gases or gas leaks
Availability - runs off mains
Accuracy and reproducibility - digital control to within 1°C
Installation cost - no extra for pipes, gas or compressed air plumbing
Operation cost - no expensive gases consumed
Gradual heating - great for samples that become physically excited during heating such as those that foam or spit
Unaltered atmosphere during heating - no combustion reactions occurring around the sample
Simplicity - servicing, repair or troubleshooting can be carried out by non-specialised tradespeople
True interactive temperature control - the fusion takes place at the temperature you set.
Even, radiant heating - no thermal gradients - resulting in successful fusions at lower temperatures
No hot spots - protects your platinumware from aging and distortion