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Black Dragon Forge

Smelting Furnace

Smelting Furnace

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Regular price R 6,500.00 ZAR
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Local Shipping:

  • We currently only offer shipping within South Africa using The Courier Guy.
  • Shipping is calculated at checkout and is based on your physical delivery address and the weight of the ordered goods.
  • We ship within 24 hours from order placement.
  • Delivery by The Courier Guy is normally within 3 business days from order collection.
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  • All real-time order tracking is done online, via The Courier Guy website.

International Shipping:

  • International customers can arrange their own courier services to collect from the Black Dragon Forge Workshop in Lanseria.

Investing in a Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace: Turning Scrap Metal into Profit

Have you ever wondered how you can turn scrap metals like aluminum, copper, brass, gold, and silver into a lucrative business venture? With the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace, you can harness the power of melting and refining metals with efficiency and reliability. Whether you're a metal smith, jeweler, or refiner, this LP gas-powered furnace is the perfect solution for your melting needs. Let's explore how investing in a Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace can help you make money from recycling various metals.

1. The Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace: A Powerful Melting Solution

When it comes to melting metals, you need a reliable furnace that can withstand high temperatures and deliver consistent results. The Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace is designed with a robust Steel body, 2mm thick, ensuring durability and longevity. With a chamber diameter of 200mm and a height of 260mm, you have ample space to melt a wide range of metals. The outside dimensions of the furnace measure 300mm in width, 300mm in length, and 400mm in height, providing a compact yet efficient setup.

2. Specifications and Weight of the Furnace

Before investing in any equipment, it's essential to consider the specifications and weight to ensure it aligns with your requirements. The Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace weighs approximately 42kg, making it sturdy and stable during the melting process. Its weight guarantees minimal movement and enhances safety during operation. The furnace is powered by LP gas, and it can reach temperatures of up to 1350°C, making it suitable for melting various metals such as gold, silver, copper, aluminum, brass, and bronze.

3. What's Included in the Package

When you invest in the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace, you receive a complete package that allows you to start melting metals right out of the box. The package includes:

  • 1 x foundry chamber,
  • 1 x foundry lid,
  • 1 x spacer block,
  • 1 x high-pressure LP gas regulator,
  • 1 x dragon burner,
  • 1 x 1-meter LPG hose, t
  • 2 x hose clamps, and
  • 1 x printed setup guide

However, please note that LP gas cylinders, crucibles, ingot molds, and crucible tongs are not included and need to be purchased separately.

4. Setting Up the Furnace: A Comprehensive Guide

To ensure a smooth setup process, the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace comes with a detailed setup guide. You can download a PDF version of the guide, which provides step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and safety precautions to follow. The guide simplifies the setup process, allowing you to get started quickly and efficiently.

5. Crucible Sizes and Capacity

The furnace's versatility lies in its compatibility with different crucible sizes. Depending on your specific requirements, you can choose between A6, A8, and A10 crucibles. The crucible size you select determines the amount of material you can melt at a time. Here's a breakdown of the three crucible sizes and their respective material capacities:

A6 Crucible (1.2 Liter) 

  • Aluminum: 3.17kg
  • Copper: 10.68kg
  • Brass: 9kg
  • Silver: 12.61kg
  • Gold: 23.16kg
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A8 Crucible (1.7 Liter)

  • Aluminum: 4.49kg
  • Copper: 15.14kg
  • Brass: 12.5kg
  • Silver: 17.86kg
  • Gold: 32.81kg

A10 Crucible (2.4 Liter)

  • Aluminum: 6.34kg
  • Copper: 21.37kg
  • Brass: 18kg
  • Silver: 25.22kg
  • Gold: 46.32kg

6. Melting Materials: Extensive Range of Metals

When it comes to melting metals, the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace opens up a vast array of possibilities. This powerful furnace is capable of melting a wide range of metals, provided their melting points are below 1350°C. Let's explore some of the metals you can melt using this furnace, along with their respective melting points:

Aluminum (Melting Point: 660.32°C): Aluminum is a lightweight metal commonly found in beverage cans, household items, and automotive parts. With its relatively low melting point, aluminum can be easily melted and recycled using the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace.

Copper (Melting Point: 1084.62°C): Copper is a versatile metal known for its excellent electrical conductivity. It is widely used in electrical wiring, plumbing systems, and various industrial applications. With the furnace's temperature capabilities, melting copper becomes a seamless process.

Brass (Melting Point: 900-940°C): Brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, exhibits desirable properties such as corrosion resistance and low friction. It finds applications in musical instruments, decorative items, plumbing fixtures, and more. The Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace can easily handle the melting of brass to unlock its potential for recycling.

Gold (Melting Point: 1064°C): Gold has been treasured for centuries due to its rarity and beauty. It is used extensively in jewelry, electronics, and various industries. With the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace, you can melt gold and transform old or unwanted gold items into valuable resources.

Silver (Melting Point: 961.78°C): Silver, known for its high electrical conductivity and reflective properties, is used in jewelry, photography, and electronics. By utilizing the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace, you can melt silver and repurpose scrap silver items into new and valuable creations.

Bronze (Melting Point: 950-1030°C): Bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, is valued for its strength, durability, and historical significance. It is commonly used in sculptures, musical instruments, and architectural applications. With the high-temperature capabilities of the furnace, melting bronze becomes a feasible endeavor.

Zinc (Melting Point: 419.53°C): Zinc is primarily used as a protective coating for iron and steel, known as galvanization. It also finds application in the production of alloys and batteries. The relatively low melting point of zinc makes it easily meltable with the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace.

Tin (Melting Point: 231.93°C): Tin, with its low melting point, is commonly used in soldering applications and the manufacturing of alloys such as bronze. The furnace's temperature capabilities allow for efficient melting of tin, providing opportunities for recycling and repurposing.

Lead (Melting Point: 327.46°C): Lead has various industrial applications, including batteries, ammunition, and radiation shielding. Melting lead with the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace is feasible due to its relatively low melting point.

These are just a few examples of the extensive range of metals that can be melted using the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace, as long as their melting points are below 1350°C. By recycling and refining these metals, you can contribute to sustainability efforts while also potentially generating a profit from scrap materials.

Please note that safety precautions should always be followed when working with any melting process, and it's essential to consult proper guidelines and procedures for handling specific metals in a smelting environment.

Investing in a Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace provides you with a reliable and efficient solution for melting and refining various metals. With its sturdy construction, high-temperature capabilities, and compatibility with different crucible sizes, this furnace equips you with the tools you need to turn scrap metal into profit. Start your journey into the world of metal recycling and reap the rewards of sustainable and profitable ventures.

Lift & Pour Crucible Tongs

We now stock Lift & Pour Crucible Tongs to fit an A6 crucible. Click here for more information.

 Lift & Pour Crucible Tongs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Can the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace be shipped internationally? No, the Black Dragon Forge currently only offers shipping within South Africa. However, international customers can arrange their own courier services to collect the furnace from the Black Dragon Forge in Lanseria.

2. What additional equipment do I need to purchase for the furnace? While the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace comes as a complete package, please note that you will need to purchase LP gas cylinders, crucibles, ingot molds, and crucible tongs separately.

3. Is the furnace suitable for melting metals other than aluminum, copper, brass, gold, and silver? Yes, the furnace is compatible with a wide range of metals with melting points lower than 1350 degrees Celsius. You can consult the comprehensive list of metals to determine which ones can be melted using this furnace.

4. What are the dimensions of the Black Dragon Metal Smelting Furnace? The furnace has a chamber diameter of 200mm and a height of 260mm. The outside dimensions are 300mm in width, 300mm in length, and 400mm in height.

5. How much material can each crucible size accommodate? The A6 crucible can hold 1.2 liters of material, the A8 crucible can hold 1.7 liters, and the A10 crucible can hold 2.4 liters. The weight capacity varies depending on the metal being melted.

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