Induction Heating and Heat Treatment
Components and Design of Induction Crucible Furnaces
This article provides a detailed discussion on the components of a high-performance induction crucible furnace system, namely, furnace body, power supply, and peripheral components. The furnace body contains refractory lining, coil and transformer yokes, and tilting frame and furnace cover. The power supply consists of the following: transformers, frequency converters, capacitor banks, and power cables and furnace coils. The peripheral components comprise recooling device, charging system, and skimming devices. The article also presents a three-dimensional representation of the induction crucible furnace system.
Erwin Dötsch, Bernard Nacke, Components and Design of Induction Crucible Furnaces, Induction Heating and Heat Treatment, Vol 4C, ASM Handbook, Edited By Valery Rudnev, George E. Totten, ASM International, 2014, p 447–461, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005899
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