Bottom Loading/Opening Furnace – High Temperature


H18-40 Bottom Loading Furnace


Motorized Bottom Loading Furnace
Space Saver – Remote Control Panel

Bottom Loading Furnace

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Bottom Loading Furnaces

Motorized Bottom Loading Furnace Features

MHI’s extensive line of bottom-loading furnaces have the highest uniformity and energy efficiency ratings in their class. They are best for batch production as well as firing ceramics, ferroelectric, net materials, and for glass melting. Our bottom-loading furnaces also feature a smooth electronic hearth lift, purge gas inlet options, and various customization possibilities.

  • Bottom loading furnaces are the most uniform, with heating elements on all 4 sides. Optional production stream lined loading system (OPSL) available.
  • Smooth electronic hearth lift.
  • Purge gas inlet option available.
  • Chimney exhaust port option available.
  • Reliable production units.
  • Most MHI bottom loading furnaces are transformer-less, which reduces the weight and size.
  • Small foot print.
  • Designed for modern production practices, optimized for batch production.
  • Used for firing ceramics, NPT and dielectric materials, ferroelectric materials, glass melting and a number of other applications.
  • Contact Us for information on customizing production furnaces for process manufacturing and glass melting.
  • Low foot-print control panel is remotely locatable, as shown above.
  • Compatible with our low-cost Data Acquisition and Control Software.
  • Packing and Packaging Materials – International Standards
  • HIGH QUALITY MP1850 HEATER
  • INSIDE AND OUTSIDE WALLS are HIGH GRADE STAINLESS STEEL
    • FIBERFREE™ INSULATION
    • ELECTRIC HEARTH
      • EASY NEVER DOWN RATES
      • SCR CONTROLLED TRIPAN with UL/CE CONTROLLERS AND AESTHETIC PANEL LAYOUT
      • SEVERAL OPTIONS OFFERED FOR HEARTH PLATES

Bright LED Display Lights &
International Packaging Materials

The chimney exhaust port is a standard MHI furnace option.
The ceramic tube is made out of NanoFractalAlumina™ with high thermal shock resistance.

Chimney exhaust port - standard furnace option PGA BL
Optional chimney exhaust port and other gas feature or vacuum feature shown with standard perforated furnace top.

Bottom Loading Furnace Models

All MHI bottom loading furnaces feature rugged stainless steel construction, electronic controls capabilities and MHI’s highly acclaimed heating elements. Bottom loading furnaces feature excellent uniformity with heating elements on 4 sides. Our furnaces feature maximum operating temperatures of 1800°C and continuous operating temperatures of up to 1760°C. See the tables below to determine which model is best suited for your application.

Model Number Temperature Interior Dimensions
H14BLE 1400°C
(2552°F Max)
8″L x 9″W x 9″H
H18-40BLE Up to 1760°C
(1800°C/3272°F Max)
8″L x 9″W x 9″H
H14BLE 12 x 12 1400°C
(2552°F Max)
12″L x 12″W x 12″H
H18-40BLE 12 x 12 Up to 1760°C
(1800°C/3272°F Max)
12″L x 12″W x 12″H
H14BLE 15 x 15 1400°C
(2552°F Max)
15″Lx 15″WLx 15″H
H18-40BLE 15 x 15 Up to 1760°C
(1800°C/3272°F Max)
15″L x 15″W x 15″H
H14BLE 18 x 18 1400°C
(2552°F Max)
18″ L x 18″W x 15″H
H18-40BLE 18 x 18 Up to 1760°C
(1800°C/3272°F Max)

Foot print – call MHI

18″ L x 18″W x (15-16)”H
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Bottom Loading Furnace Applications

MHI’s bottom loading furnaces feature a small footprint, allowing for a diverse number of applications. Because of their size, we have had comments from users about our BLE’s being great for batch production. Contact Us to see which furnace is best for your application.

Bottom Loading Furnace Suggested Uses

Furnace Controls

MHI offers electronic controllers with features such as overtemperature controls and programmable steps. In addition to standard electronic controls, MHI DACS allows for remote furnace location, data logging and intricate step programming.

MHI Furnace Controls
Many of MHI’s electronic furnace controllers feature multiple voltage inputs, overtemperature controls, programmable cycles and a number of other features. For more information about MHI’s control panels, Contact Us or See More Information.
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MHI Data Acquisition and Control Software (MHI DACS)
MHI Tube Furnaces are compatible with MHI DACS for furnace controls, step programming, data logging and more. DACS also allows for remote furnace control, allowing one central location to control multiple devices.
MHI DACS Software
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Furnace Accessories

MHI now offers a variety of accessories to be used with our furnaces. Common accessories are clips, braided wire, hangers and other useful tools. To view these accessories, visit MHI Element Accessories in the easy purchase MHI webstore.