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Induction Heating and Heat Treatment

Edited by
Valery Rudnev
Valery Rudnev
Inductoheat Inc.
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George E. Totten
George E. Totten
Portland State University
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ASM International
Volume
4C
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-167-2
Publication date:
2014
Book Chapter

Introduction and Fundamental Principles of Induction Melting

By
Egbert Baake
Egbert Baake
Leibniz University of Hannover
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Bernard Nacke
Bernard Nacke
Leibniz University of Hannover
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Published:
2014
Page range:
405 - 415
Publication history
May 27, 2014

Abstract

In the metal producing and processing industries, induction melting and holding has found wide acceptance. This article provides a detailed account of the physical principles of induction melting processes. It discusses the fundamental principles and components of induction furnaces such as induction crucible furnaces, channel induction furnaces, and induction furnaces with cold crucible. The article describes the advantages, applications, and fundamental principles of induction skull melting. It also provides information on the various specific application-designed induction melting installations.

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Egbert Baake, Bernard Nacke, 2014. "Introduction and Fundamental Principles of Induction Melting", Induction Heating and Heat Treatment, Valery Rudnev, George E. Totten

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