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Old 07-22-2010, 02:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Justin Thompson View Post
Pete and Tom......

Thank you very much for the advice. If I could get a year+ out of my elements, I would be a very happy camper.

You probably would get that kind of life if you didn't exceed 2175F, which was actually the whole point behind the system 96 nuggets.
I just did the benchmark melting for the new SP87 Chips and it melted very nicely at 2175F. The trouble with the Spectrum has been the boron which dissolves any of the fireclay or silicate components of your furnace.
Where are we going and why am I in this basket?
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