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Ceramic Heat Treatment Block
Ceramic Heat Treatment Block Quantity in Basket: None
Catalog No.: BL-1
Price: $18.00
Shipping Weight: 6.00 pounds
BL-1 Ceramic Heat Treatment blocks are available individually, in kits, or in cartons of 10. They can be drilled and cut with ordinary woodworking bits or ceramic bits with carbide inserts for longer tool life. A single block can be cut to fit into the HTO-2 oven, drilled to hole jackets or bullets, and used as a batch rack for bonding or annealing. The ceramic blocks are not "hard" in the usual sense, but can be drilled easily with an ordinary wood drill (spade bit) or cut with a coarse-tooth hacksaw. This makes it simple to drill a pattern of 32 half inch (or smaller) holes partly through the 4-1/2 inch by 9 inch side of the block, to create a high temperature "holding tray" for bullet jackets. The blocks are 4.5 by 9 by 2.5 inches high. Drilling holes one inch deep into them makes an effective, easy to use holder for nearly any size or length of bullet jacket. At least 3/8 inch should be left between adjacent drill holes for strength. The block should be held firmly but not clamped directly with a c-clamp, for drilling (it may crack if compressed too firmly without a wood, rubber, or leather pad under the clamp).

Related Item(s)
Code Name Price Availability  
BL-10 Ceramic Blocks, Pk/10 $155.00  
BL-KIT Heat Treatment Block Kit $35.00  

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