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Kilns and Furnaces Type Crusader SHLME3250 SP Shuttle Furnace

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Stock No
Kilns and Furnaces
Crusader SHLME3250
New or Used
Used (Second Hand)
Internal Size (WxDxH mm)
1040 x 2540 x 1400mm
Max Temp
Other Info
With controlled cool facility
Our Central Warehouse, Aldridge, UK
Weight (kgs)
External Dimensions (WxDxH mm)
6200 x 2200 x 4200 mm



  • Big Brother to the Falcon Easiload range
  • Designed for pilot industrial process or the larger production requirements
  • Multizone control as standard

The Crusader models are the Industrial furnace range from Kilns & Furnaces, being ideal furnaces for pilot and small production applications. With a generous capacity of 115cu ft, this classic twin bogey shuttle design optimises the available processing times to the max.

The Crusader classic shuttle kiln has a maximum design temperature of 1200ºC which is achieved through the surrounding 48kW of elements.  For flexibility and fast change-over time the furnace is fitted with a rapid cool facility and doors at either end of the chamber and the unit is further complimented by a Bentrup 16-bit micro-processor based programmable controller.

The Crusader has the following standard features:

    • Maximum design temperatures of - 1200ºC
    • Rapid cool blown air injection system
    • Twin vertical uprising doors
    • Twin load carts
    • Highly efficient low thermal refractory insulation lining
    • Elements configured and controlled in multizones
    • Bentrup TC M2 16 bit microprocessor programme controller
    • Fully compliant electrical door and truck interlocks
    • Generous chamber capacity of 11.5 cubic metres
    • Spiral wound elements fitted to sidewalls, rearwall, door and hearth (truck) (Complete with spare elements)
    • Automatic temperature controlled top venting dampers
    • Kiln lining over temperature protection circuit

The Microprocessor Controller TC M2, controller

The high performance programme controller TC M2 combine in a unique way complex control features with user friendly operation. The entire controller design - implemented in up to 10 control channels - is fully configurable to allow easy adaption for all applications. 

Configurable sequence of user guidance cuts down the operation only to the steps necessary for your industrial application. The easy operation hides the modern powerful 16-bit processor technology of the TC M2 which provides features which were formerly known only in PC based control systems.

From the technical view of the TC M2, reads all important values continuously and further information page by page. Perfect user guidance on the bright and high contrast 5.5“ colour display is provided by the TC M2: It combines highest operation comfort with fast and unique entering of programmes.

Some features controlled by the TC M2 

  • Temperature curve with ramp and dwell segments
  • Multiple element zones
  • Powered top ventilation dampers
  • Furnace over-temperature protection



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Photographs taken prior refurbishment. Our refurbishment service is not available on all machines.