Market Forge model FT-40GLS is a gas fired, self contained, fully insulated, steam jacketed kettle, ASME Code stamped, National Board Registered, AGA, CGA and NSF certified for operation up to 50 PSI. A double wall kettle interior forms a steam jacket around the lower 2/3 of the kettle. The jacket enclosure contains factory sealed distilled water. The kettle interior is constructed of stainless steel, type 316 for high acid content cooking. Kettle exterior is fully insulated. The bottom of the kettle is of hemispherical design for superior heat circulation.
The recessed control panel is located on the front right side of the unit, in full view of the operator and easy to use. Standard controls include a solid state direct immersion thermostat for temperature control from 165°F to 275°F (74°C to 135°C), water sight glass, cooking light, pressure gauge and electronic ignition with ignition indicator light. Safety features include low water shut off with indicator light, pressure switch, pressure relief valve and 100% safety gas shutoff valve.
The kettle pivots on trunnions connected to the power tilt mechanism and control console. The tilt mechanism allows the kettle to tilt past 90° forward for complete emptying. The console is constructed of drip proof, stainless steel clad and is supported on all welded 1-5/8” (41 mm) stainless steel legs fitted with flange adjustable feet for securing to the floor.