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Heat Reader

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Summary

Compare glow inside the forge shop furnaces with a color intensity chart.

What does a Heat Reader do?

Compares glow inside forge shop furnace with color intensity chart to determine internal temperature of furnace, using pyrometer: Looks through pyrometer into furnace and compares intensity of light generated by furnace with chart depicting color at various temperatures to determine internal furnace temperature. Informs specified forging personnel of observed temperature to permit designated adjustments to furnace controls, maintenance work, and production rescheduling.

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