Re: crucible recommendation for iron
- I'd read that silicon carbide crucibles aren't rated for iron melting
temperatures...I bought a clay graphite one, and after about 10 melts,
there's no appereciable deterioration. I've been trying glass as a
flux and it doesn't seem to do any damage either.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dan Brewer" <danqualman@>
> > If you use a clay graphite crucible it will only last a couple of
> melts at
> > Iron temps. The silicone carbide will last a lot longer. Both of
> > crucibles will be eaten by the flux you use.
> > Dan in Auburn