This is a slightly closer view of the inside of the chamber, often called a retort. The different color of the bricks at different levels represent different firing temperature tolerances. The floor is a poured surface designed to withstand extreme temperatures.
The afterburner jet, which is responsible for burning and cleaning the exhaust is visible in the upper right. The afterburner chamber is directly behind the main chamber directly beneath the stack which goes through the roof. This unit is extremely clean burning. There is NO SMOKE from this crematory. The only evidence that a cremation is taking place is the wiggling air effect of heat vapors leaving the stack. The crematory can be operated during funeral services and other activities and no one even notices.
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