Compression Furnace

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Compression Furnace
Compression Furnace
(Building)
Location
Compound
Size
15 × 11
Requirements
Cost to Build
Firebricks 200
Clay 100
Iron Bars 5
Crucible 3


Sources

This building becomes available after you have learned the Metallurgy tech.

Compare all Furnaces.


Cost


Use

Uses Charcoal for fuel.


Operation

  • Holds up to 500 ore
  • Holds up to 20 Charcoal
  • Burns 1 Charcoal per minute for a maximum of 20 minutes
  • The theoretical time to generate one metal appears to be 40000 / ore amount. The actual time is modified by rounding. (See the discussion page for more details.)


Recipes

Confirmed Ore Charcoal Metal Result % Yield (Metal per Ore) CC per Metal Clinker
Yes 500 20 15 3.0 1.33
Yes 500 19 15 3.0 1.27
Yes 500 16 12 2.4 1.33 488
Yes 500 15 12 2.4 1.25
Yes 500 14 11 2.2 1.27
Yes 500 13 10 2.0 1.3
Yes 500 10 8 1.6 1.25
Yes 500 4 3 0.6 1.333
Yes 500 3 3 0.6 1
Yes 500 2 2 0.4 1
Yes 500 1 1 0.2 1
Yes 484 20 15 3.1 1.33
Yes 483 20 14 2.9 1.43
Yes 483 19 14 2.9 1.36
Yes 466 20 14
Yes 461 20 14
Yes 460 20 14
Yes 459 20 14
Yes 458 20 14
Yes 400 20 12
Yes 399 20 12 1.67
Yes 390 20 12 3.08 1.67
Yes 358 20 11
Yes 344 20 10
Yes 300 13 6 2.0 2.17
200 20 6 3.0 3.33
200 19 6 3.0 3.17

Note: the 200 ore/18 charcoal was performed by opening the furnace at about 18:15 into the process recovering left over charcoal and metal.