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Cat. No. 275     Price: Not Sold Separately
Porta-Melt Charcoal Fueled Furnace Without Refractory


With the exception of the furnace canister, this portable metal melting furnace is ruggedly constructed and will last you for many years to come. Although it may appear to be just a hobby furnace, this furnace is perfect for both recreational and commercial usage. By utilizing a proper crucible, this furnace is of sufficient size to easily melt up to a quart of aluminum, zinc, or lead. Furnace Canister(s) (Cat. No. 298) are available for purchase and can easily be replaced in 5-15 minutes. This furnace features eyelets for easy lid removal and replacement, lid reinforcement to prevent warpage, sturdy tripod legs for crucible support, integrated carrying handles, rugged base legs with feet for solid placement, and a 3/4" NPT air inlet pipe for blower attachment.

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • Two of these items are included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat.      No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
    Thumbnail Photo of the Blower Kit for the Porta-Melt Furnace

    Cat. No. 276     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Blower Kit


    This 12VDC squirrel cage blower kit is ready for immediate attachment to the Porta-Melt Furnace (Cat. No. 275), with the included 3/4" NPT union and 18" pipe nipple. According to the supplier's specifications, this blower will operate at 3500 RPM, providing 16 CFM, which is plenty of air to stoke the charcoals for melting aluminum. The blower is wired to a pull chain switch for controlling power, and it can be powered by either 12VDC power adapter (not included) or by any other 12VDC power source, with sufficient amperage, such as a lawn and garden or automotive battery. A 12VDC automotive cigarette lighter adapter is supplied with the kit.

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • Two of these items are included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat.      No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
    Thumbnail Photo of the Lid Remover for the Porta-Melt Furnace

    Cat. No. 277     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Hand Tools & Stake Set


    This set includes tongs, a stirring rod, a dross skimmer, a furnace lid remover, and indexing stakes, to properly index these tools upon the preheating grill (Cat. No. 279), for easy grasping. The stirring rod, the dross skimmer, and the lid remover, all have ergonomic cushion grip handles and eyelets for easy hanging storage. This is a rigid set of tools, which should provide many years of long lasting service.

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
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    Cat. No. 278     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Foundry Accessory Kit


    This kit contains (2) cast iron muffin trays, for making ingots, (1) cast iron skillet, for preheating ingots and scrap metal, and (2) separable, heavy duty pressure heads, which can be used for lost foam casting.

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
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    Cat. No. 279     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Preheating Grill And Tool Holder


    "A place for everything, everything in its place." - Benjamin Franklin

    The Preheating Grill And Tool Holder was designed and constructed with this quotation in mind. In addition to providing a flat, level surface for preheating your casting materials and tools, the Preheating Grill And Tool Holder also provides a very unique storage area for most of the necessary foundry tools and casting accessories, as well as a handy location to store the furnace lid during pouring operations.

  • Please note that some assembly is required.
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
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    Cat. No. 280     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Fire Pit Face Kit


    This kit contains all the necessary parts to brand your new foundry with the Porta-Melt name. Handles are provided with the Fire Pit Face Kit, which permit easy removal from the preheating area, so that more fuel can be added.

  • Please note that some assembly is required.
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.
    Thumbnail Photo of a 3 in 1 power pack, which is used to power one or two blower units

    Cat. No. 281     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Power Pack with Jump Starter (Furnace Blower Power Supply)


    This 12 Volt power pack contains a 17Ah sealed lead-acid battery, capable of supplying 330 cold cranking amps. Features included are, booster cables for jump starting a weak or drained battery, built-in 3 LED work light, 2.1A USB charging port for smartphones and tablets, a high impact case, and (2) 12VDC outlets, for powering two Porta-Melt furnace blower kits.

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).
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    Cat. No. 282     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Black Stallion® 30WC Split Cowhide Welding Jacket


  • Durable split cowhide
  • Protective stand-up corduroy collar
  • Satin-lined shoulders
  • Dual scribe pockets and inside pocket
  • Kevlar® stitching
  • Sizes: S-5XL

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).
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    Cat. No. 283     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Black Stallion® 40WS 40" Split Cowhide Split-Leg Chaps


  • Durable side split cowhide
  • Adjustable straps for a better fit
  • Kevlar® stitching

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).
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    Cat. No. 284     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Black Stallion® 115 Split Cowhide Stick Glove with Palm Guard


  • Split cowhide
  • Exclusive CushionCore™ padded liner
  • Wide palm guard
  • Kevlar® stitching
  • Sizes: Large Only

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).
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    Cat. No. 285     Price: Not Sold Separately
    Black Stallion® SP Split Cowhide Shoe Protectors


  • Durable split cowhide
  • Kevlar® stitching
  • Adjustable straps
  • Side release buckles

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).
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    Cat. No. 286     Price: $49.99
    Crucible Pouring Hook


    The Crucible Pouring Hook is ruggedly constructed to provide many years of outstanding service, and it is intended to be used with steel crucibles, which have an eyelet at the bottom for pouring purposes. More specifically, the Crucible Pouring Hook is designed to be used with the 1 QT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 287) and the 1 QT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 288), or the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 289) and the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 290).

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 286
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    Cat. No. 287     Price: $79.99
    1 QT. Crucible Lifter


    The 1 QT. Crucible Lifter is ruggedly constructed to provide many years of outstanding service, and it is intended to be used with steel crucibles, which have an outer diameter of 4-1/2" (Schedule 40 4" Pipe) and two studs around the circumference, for lifting purposes. More specifically, the 1 QT. Crucible Lifter is designed to be used with the Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286) and the 1 QT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 288).

  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 287
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1 qt. crucible kit for the Porta-Melt Furnace

    Cat. No. 288     Price: $89.99
    1 QT. Crucible Kit


    This kit contains all the necessary parts to make a heavy duty, 1 QT. steel crucible, and it is designed to be used with the Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286) and the 1 QT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 287).

  • Please note that assembly and welding is required.
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • Two of these items are included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat.      No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 288
    Thumbnail Photo of the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter

    Cat. No. 289     Price: $79.99
    1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter


    The 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter is ruggedly constructed to provide many years of outstanding service, and it is intended to be used with steel crucibles, which have an outer diameter of 4" (Schedule 40 3-1/2" Pipe) and two studs around the circumference, for lifting purposes. More specifically, the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter is designed to be used with the Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286) and the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 290).

    Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 289
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1-1/2 pt. crucible kit for the Porta-Melt Furnace

    Cat. No. 290     Price: $79.99
    1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit


    This kit contains all the necessary parts to make a heavy duty, 1-1/2 PT. steel crucible, and it is designed to be used with the Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286) and the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 289).

  • Please note that assembly and welding is required.

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 290
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1 qt. crucible combo kit

    Cat. No. 291     Price: $199.99
    1 QT. Crucible Combo Kit


    This combo kit contains a Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286), a 1 QT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 287), and a 1 QT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 288). There is a significant savings, as compared to purchasing these items separately.

  • Please note that assembly and welding is required for the crucible.

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 291
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1-1/2 pt. crucible combo kit

    Cat. No. 292     Price: $189.99
    1-1/2 PT. Crucible Combo Kit


    This combo kit contains a Crucible Pouring Hook (Cat. No. 286), a 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 289), and a 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 290). There is a significant savings, as compared to purchasing these items separately.

  • Please note that assembly and welding is required for the crucible.

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 292
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    Cat. No. 293     Price: $69.99
    Vented Crucible Cover Kit With Steel Brush


    This kit contains all the necessary parts to make a heavy duty, vented crucible cover, which permits adding more charcoal to charcoal fueled furnaces, and it is designed to be used with the 1 QT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 288) and the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 290). The kit also includes a steel brush, with steel bristles, for cleaning off the cover, after charcoal has been added.

  • Please note that assembly and welding is required.
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 299).
  • This item is included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat. No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 293
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    Cat. No. 294     Price: $99.99
    Separable Heavy Duty Pressure Head


    The Separable Heavy Duty Pressure Head is ruggedly constructed to provide many years of outstanding service, and it is intended to be used for lost foam casting. The split pipe section has roughly an outer diameter of 4" (Schedule 40 3-1/2" Pipe). To help ensure rigidity, a 1/2" U-bolt and a 1/2" thick clamping plate have been utilized. Additionally, the wide grip wing nuts permit easy disassembly.

  • Two of these items are included with the Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat.      No. 299).
  • Two of these items are included with the Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit (Cat.      No. 300).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 294
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit

    Cat. No. 295     Price: $39.99
    1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit


    The 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit can be used as direct replacements for the spacers used by the 1 QT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 287), thus permitting pouring operations with the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 290).

    Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 295
    Thumbnail Photo of a 1 QT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit

    Cat. No. 296     Price: $39.99
    1 QT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit


    The 1 QT. Crucible Lifter Spacer Kit can be used as direct replacements for the spacers used by the 1-1/2 PT. Crucible Lifter (Cat. No. 289), thus permitting pouring operations with the 1 QT. Crucible Kit (Cat. No. 288).

    Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 296
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    Cat. No. 297     Price: $24.99
    Stainless Steel Dross Skimmer Head


    The Stainless Steel Dross Skimmer Head is a direct head replacement for the dross skimmer that is included as part of the Hand Tools & Stake Set (Cat. No. 277).

    Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 297
    Thumbnail Photo of a replacement canister for the Porta-Melt Furnace

    Cat. No. 298     Price: $59.99
    Furnace Canister


    Eventually the furnace canister of the Porta-Melt Charcoal Fueled Furnace Without Refractory (Cat. No. 275) will wear out from rusting and/or repeated usage and warpage. Fortunately the furnace canister can easily be replaced within a time span of 5-15 minutes, dependent upon a person's skill level and the tools available. Some hardware is supplied with a replacement furnace canister, but most of the hardware must be reused from the disassembly process.

    Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 298


    Cat. No. 299     Price: $2499.99
    Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit
    (Shown on the homepage)

    The Porta-Melt One Furnace Foundry Kit contains the following items:

    (1) - Cat. No. 275 Porta-Melt Charcoal Fueled Furnace Without Refractory
    (1) - Cat. No. 276 Blower Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 277 Hand Tools & Stake Set
    (1) - Cat. No. 278 Foundry Accessory Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 279 Preheating Grill And Tool Holder
    (1) - Cat. No. 280 Fire Pit Face Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 281 Power Pack with Jump Starter (Furnace Blower Power Supply)
    (1) - Cat. No. 282 Black Stallion® 30WC Split Cowhide Welding Jacket
    (1) - Cat. No. 283 Black Stallion® 40WS 40" Split Cowhide Split-Leg Chaps
    (1) - Cat. No. 284 Black Stallion® 115 Split Cowhide Stick Glove with Palm Guard
    (1) - Cat. No. 285 Black Stallion® SP Split Cowhide Shoe Protectors
    (1) - Cat. No. 286 Crucible Pouring Hook
    (1) - Cat. No. 287 1 QT. Crucible Lifter
    (1) - Cat. No. 288 1 QT. Crucible Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 293 Vented Crucible Cover Kit With Steel Brush

  • Please note that assembly and welding are required for the 1 QT. Crucible Kit
    (Cat. No. 288) and the Vented Crucible Cover Kit With Steel Brush (Cat. No. 293).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 299


    Cat. No. 300     Price: $2999.99
    Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit


    The Porta-Melt Two Furnace Foundry Kit contains the following items:

    (2) - Cat. No. 275 Porta-Melt Charcoal Fueled Furnace Without Refractory
    (2) - Cat. No. 276 Blower Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 277 Hand Tools & Stake Set
    (1) - Cat. No. 278 Foundry Accessory Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 279 Preheating Grill And Tool Holder
    (1) - Cat. No. 280 Fire Pit Face Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 281 Power Pack with Jump Starter (Furnace Blower Power Supply)
    (1) - Cat. No. 282 Black Stallion® 30WC Split Cowhide Welding Jacket
    (1) - Cat. No. 283 Black Stallion® 40WS 40" Split Cowhide Split-Leg Chaps
    (1) - Cat. No. 284 Black Stallion® 115 Split Cowhide Stick Glove with Palm Guard
    (1) - Cat. No. 285 Black Stallion® SP Split Cowhide Shoe Protectors
    (1) - Cat. No. 286 Crucible Pouring Hook
    (1) - Cat. No. 287 1 QT. Crucible Lifter
    (2) - Cat. No. 288 1 QT. Crucible Kit
    (1) - Cat. No. 293 Vented Crucible Cover Kit With Steel Brush

  • Please note that assembly and welding are required for the 1 QT. Crucible Kit(s)
    (Cat. No. 288) and the Vented Crucible Cover Kit With Steel Brush (Cat. No. 293).

  • Before making a purchase, please read our safety and product disclaimers.

    Cat. No. 300

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