Facilities & Resources

The hot shop houses two clear glass melting tanks and one color pot furnace. There is one twenty-inch diameter and two fourteen inch diameter glory holes with rolling yokes and two marvers, and nine computer controlled slumping/fusing/annealing ovens. This facility also houses various casting equipment and bench torches.

    The cold shop is equipped for a wide variety of processes, and includes both coarse and fine lap wheels, belt sanders, rociprolap, diamond cutoff saw, drill press, wheel polisher, and engraver.

GLASS LABORATORY FLOOR PLAN

HOT SHOP EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
Key # Description
1-3 3- Blowing benches, torch and air line equipped
4-5 2- Glory Holes, 55 gallon style, 15" I.D. with traveling yokes
6 1- 100 lb. color glass melting pot furnace
7 1- 450 lb. clear glass melting pot furnace
8 1- 700 lb. clear glass melting pot furnace
9 1- 15 lb. portable glass melting furnace
10 1- 35 lb. portable glass melting/annealing oven Annealing/fusing ovens, GB-4 computer temperature controlled
11 30" x 30" x 62" (H x W x D) top loading
12 14" x 20" x 38"
13 18"x 22" x 32"
14 28" x 24" x 40"
15 26" x 30" x 44"
16 1- Kugler/cane pick-up West Set Point Control
17 Amaco 9" x 9" x 9" flash/test oven
18 18" x 18" x 24" pick-up
19 28" x 24" x 40"
20 24" x 48" x 56" front loader
21 18" x 22" x 32" roll-out casting oven
22 18" x 18" x 24" pick-up
23 1- fuming chamber, wet/dry/exhausted
24 Marver 36" x 54"
25 Marver 30" x 48"

COLD SHOP EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
26 1- 24" coarse lap wheel
27 1- 24" medium lap wheel
28, 29 2- 4x 106 C & R Laurence belt sanders/polishers
30 1- 30" Rociprolap
31 1- 10 1/2" diamond saw, Felkar Bay State
32 1- drill press, diamond bits, 1/8" to 2 1/2" by 1/4"
33 Steinert Glass polisher, wood cutting cork & Felt wheels, 4" x 24" each
34 Denver Glass engraver, with stone and diamond wheels

Other Equipment:
3- large glass casting ladles, mild steel, 10 1/2" x 4 1/2"
1- small glass casting ladle, mild steel, 7" x 3 1/2"
6- assorted optic molds/ribbed
2- pistorelli
1- mechanical threading machine
1- pick up table 16" x 26" x 1/2"
1- casting table 20" x 30" x 1"
1- vacuum table for gold and silver leaf 12" x 20"

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