C-163212D Tool Room Furnace

  • Dual Chamber Furnace
  • 6.8 cu. Ft. Total Capacity
  • Upper Chamber: 3.6 cu. Ft.
  • Lower Chamber: 3.2 cu. Ft.
  • Upper Chamber: 2250F Max Temp
  • Lower Chamber: 1250F Max Temp
  • 230V

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Dual Chamber Cress Furnace Model C163212D is designed for those who desire a hardening furnace, a quench tank plus a separate furnace for tempering or drawing, all within a Minimum floor space. The two chambers allow for immediate tempering or drawing after quench without waiting for the hardening furnace to cool to the lower temperature required.


FURNACE CONTROLS: Both furnace chambers are equipped with their own Cress Electronic Controls, Chroml-alumel thermocouples and contractors Autotuning Microprocessor Based controls are accurate to 1/4 of 1%. A switch is provided to turn off elements when either door is opened and the fan stops when lower door is opened.

ELEMENTS: High temperature wire elements are coiled and mounted in easily removable porcelain element plates on each side of both chambers.

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION: The dual chamber furnace Case is constructed of galvanized sheet metal and mounted in angle steel frame. Space is provided for air circulation between chambers and underneath the lower chamber for storage of a quench tank. Control panel is attractive brushed stainless steel. Door of upper unit rises vertically and the door of the lower unit swings to the side. A chrome plated refrigerator type latch is used to hold lower door closed. Lower unit is equipped with a stainless steel, centrifugal type fan to circulate the air and provide very close temperature gradients. Fan is operated by 1/4 HP motor. Easy access to controls and wiring is provided by removable side panel on control cabinet.

Welded steel plate quench tank on casters is standard.


  • Optional High Limit Safety Thermostat
  • Max Temp. 2000F for Lower Chamber
  • 3 Phase 208 or 460V

6.8 cu. Ft. Total (Upper Chamber: 3.6 cu. Ft. Lower Chamber: 3.2 cu. Ft.)

Interior Dimensions WxDxH in.

Upper Chamber: 16 x 32 x 12 Lower Chamber: 16 x 29 x 12

Exterior Dimensions WxDxH in.

43 x 60 x 66




60 cycle

KW Input



1400 lbs

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Maximum Temperature

Upper Chamber: 2250F Lower Chamber: 1250F

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