Shaft furnaces are used for heating for hardening of alloyed steel types, firing of long products and other types of heat treatment that requires heating up to 1100 °C. Shaft furnaces are simple and compact, easy to maintain. To download them you can use a lift truck. The shape of the furnace may be of rectangular or cylindrical form, gas or electrically heated.
Shaft furnaces can be integrated in the aggregate for full cycle of heat treatment.