US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: NewFairfield On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:41 pm

I have a 1537G US Stove Hotblast furnace and thought it would be great to have a glass door. Well I did it:

I decided to put the window on the Lower Half of the door since it would give me the best exposure with the inner Smoke flap. We machined 3/4 Slots above the window and Also in the slider. You can shut off the airflow or slide it to the left to adjust the airflow. I am hoping since it will draw air down across the glass it would work as an airwash to keep the glass clean.

This only took a couple long nights to do but I can't thank my machinist/Fabricator/landlord (Tom Bulduc in CT) enough. I always get him roped in these projects but even he thought it was a heck of an improvement.

Let me know what you guys think.
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: Dann757 On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:55 pm

That is awesome!
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: coalvet On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:55 pm

Great retrofit, I hope the air wash works well, where did you get the glass?

Rich
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: DOUG On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:53 pm

WOW!!! Nice job!!! I can't wait to see it on and fired up! :idea: :)
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: Ed.A On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:58 pm

Wicked Nice, digging the Brass frame work.

Gotta love a nice old Bridgeport for doing the job right! :)
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: NewFairfield On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:50 pm

Here is a picture with it up and running. I'm on wood now.
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: DOUG On: Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:04 pm

That's really neat! I love it!!! Great job! :idea: :)
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Re: US Stove Hotblast with Glass window done

PostBy: DOUG On: Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:27 pm

NewFairfeild: How's your glass door doing on your feed door modification? Haven't heard much from you lately? It sure is a professional looking job! Give us some updated pictures. Thanks, DOUG
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