Automated Fusion Technology Phoenix Fused Glass Disk Beads
This machine is surplus from Rio Tinto. Inspection is invited as the unit has not been powered due to safety issues, and is sold "as is".
There is a comprehensive suite of spares that accompany the machine, as per the photos.
"The PHOENIX series of Fusion Machines are designed to allow the preparation of permanent and homogeneous fused beads under accurately reproducible conditions.Samples are dissolved and mixed into a lithium borate flux at temperatures ranging from 300 to 1600 degrees Celsius. (Typical fusion temperature is 1050 degrees Celsius) This is done over oxygen-enriched flames using specially designed burners. The sample is automatically poured into pre-heated moulds. The moulds are then retracted over separate cooling jets for precise control of cooling. Fusion machines are used to prepare a wide range of samples for analysis by, x-ray fluorescence, atomic absorption inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission and a variety of classical chemical techniques. The sample types include oxides, sulphides and silicates which comprise many of the ores and concentrates in the mining and metallurgy industry.
Construction. The I series is a full size machine. The Phoenix I uses a modular system of construction so that up to twelve dissolutions can be done simultaneously. The Phoenix is of rugged construction and designed to stand up to the high demands of a modern laboratory.
Operation. Samples are dissolved and mixed at temperatures ranging from 300 to 1600 degrees Celsius. (Typical fusion temperature is 1050 degrees Celsius) This is done over oxygen-enriched flames using specially designed burners. The crucibles are cooled in-situ. The crucibles and solidified sample are then removed from the machine and immersed in the acid solution. Crucibles are available in Platinum/Gold or Zirconium."
- Condition: Used
- Type: Inductive Proximity Switch
- Make: AFT Automated Fusion Technology
- Model: Phoenix
- Serial: FX10000-MD-1194
- Burners: 10
- Manufacture: Aug04
- Gas: LPG/Propane, 21Mj/hr
- Gas Compliance: EnergySafety WA, 754576 #PX1194MD, Jul04
- User Manual: Included
- Spares: extensive and as per photo
- Weight: 70kg
Replacement price on this pump is approximately AUD$.
The unit is sold as is.