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Crystallizer
Crystallizer
Crystallizer
Name Crystallizer
Type Item
Stackable Yes (64)
Source Mod Factorization

The Crystallizer is a machine added by the Factorization mod.  It must be heated by a Furnace Heater for it to operate.

Recipe Edit

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Stick

String

Cauldron

Crystallizer


Uses Edit

Its main purpose is to take reduced metal chunks (created in a Slag Furnace) and Sulfuric Acid* to create crystalline metals, which can be smelted into regular metal ingots.  *In this newest version Sulfuric Acid is replaced by Aqua Regia.

To power : To power this block you'll need a Furnace Heater and a Battery Block to power the furnace heater. 

There are six slots available in the Crystallizer to place items.  To process metal chunks, put sulfuric acid in one slot, and spread out your chunks among the remaining 5 slots.  Each cycle takes about 20 minutes and will process one item from each slot.  The overall amount of metal is boosted about 150% on average during the crystallization process, so if you have filled 5 slots with metal chunks, you typically get 7-8 crystalline metal per 20 minute cycle.  The sulfuric acid does not get used.

Other recipes:

AutomationEdit

The Crystallizer accepts input from Buildcraft pipes from the sides.  Pipes place above the crystallizer can extract items from the input slots, pipes placed below extract the output.

Although it can process 5 reduced metal chunks at a time, pipes will not distribute items among the slots, but will move to the second slot only if an item can't fit in the first slot. This can cause a crystallizer to get clogged by having multiple types of metal sent to it, since it only has one output slot.

It also means that an entire stack of chunks can end up in the first slot, which will take 21 hours and 20 minutes to process if powered continuously, with no items in any other slots. Distributing the items manually can speed up the process by a factor of (roughly) 5 in such cases.

VideoEdit

File:Block Spotlight - Crystallizer

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