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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005900
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... Manual of Heat Processing , Vulkan-Verlag , Essen , 2008 The electrical principles of VIM furnaces are in full accordance with conventional induction melting furnaces, which are described in the article “Components, Design, and Operation of Induction Crucible Furnaces” in this Volume...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005899
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
.... 23 Magnetic flux density, frequency, and furnace filling over a melting period in a 9.5 MW crucible furnace. Source: Ref 13 Fig. 26 Cooling circuit for converters and capacitors. Courtesy of ABP Induction Systems Fig. 27 Design of a desalinating and anticorrosion unit...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005895
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
...Typical capacities and power ratings of line frequency (LF) and medium-frequency (MF) induction crucible furnaces Table 1 Typical capacities and power ratings of line frequency (LF) and medium-frequency (MF) induction crucible furnaces Furnace Melt material Capacity, tons Power, MW...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005907
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... be seen at the bottom. Fig. 1 Inductor-crucible furnace (IFC) for glass melting with gas burner for initial heating. Source: Ref 1 Fig. 2 Induction furnace with cold crucible (IFCC) for skull melting. Source: Ref 2 Fig. 3 Inductor-crucible furnace. (a) Glass pieces...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 August 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01a.a0006337
EISBN: 978-1-62708-179-5
... the advantages of specialized cupolas such as cokeless cupola and plasma-fired cupola. Melting in iron foundries is a major application of induction furnaces. The article describes the operations of two induction furnaces: the channel induction furnace and the induction crucible furnace. It explains the teapot...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005905
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... sintering melt from a 30 ton 6 MW/100 Hz induction crucible furnace. Courtesy of ABP Induction Systems. Source: Ref 4 Fig. 13 Paint removal and charging system at Finspong Aluminum. UBC, used beverage cans. Source: Ref 20 Fig. 14 Channel furnace plant for an aluminum bar foundry...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005908
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... of various melting processes and the improvements in the efficiency of melting processes in induction crucible furnaces. It provides energetic and ecological comparisons of different furnaces for melting of cast iron and aluminum. The article also describes the energy and power management of induction...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005898
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
.... The article illustrates the application of the basic equations and approaches formulated for electromagnetic field and melt turbulent flow for the numerical study of an induction crucible furnace. computational fluid dynamics discretization finite volume method fluid viscosity induction crucible...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005909
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... of the furnace. (b) The lining thickness is split into 16 levels between maximum and minimum thickness. Fig. 16 Sensor panel installation on surface of coil grout Abstract Abstract Melting with induction crucible furnaces (ICFs) is a well-established and reliable technology...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005904
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
...Abstract Abstract The crucible induction furnace is growing as an alternative melting unit to the cupola furnace due to its low specific power and reduced power consumption during solid melting material. This article details the process engineering features of the crucible induction furnace...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005902
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
... the same systems described in this Volume, in the chapter “Components, Design, and Operation of Induction Crucible Furnaces,” under the section “Re-cooling Devices.” A second cooling circuit connection is set up for an inductor change; thus, once dismantled, cooling water is supplied to the hot inductor...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006535
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
...Abstract Abstract There are a wide variety of furnace types and designs for melting aluminum. This article discusses the various types of furnaces, including gas reverberatory furnaces, crucible furnaces, and induction melting furnaces. It describes the classification of solid fluxes: cover...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005196
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... supplies and water cooling systems for induction furnaces. Furnace operators can increase the power supply utilization by the use of mechanical skimmers. The article describes the various lining materials used in induction furnaces, namely, silica, alumina, and magnesia. The crucible wall scrapers, ramming...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005920
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
...Abstract Abstract Induction heating for glass melting is an alternative to resistance heating element furnaces. This article provides information on the basics of glass fabrication process. It focuses on crucible melt furnace for small-scale glass melting and the induction melting process...
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By G. Keough
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005203
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...Abstract Abstract Skull melting refers to the use of furnaces with water-cooled crucibles that freeze a solid “skull” of material on the crucible wall. This article describes the basic components, operating pressure, advantages, and applications of vacuum arc and induction skull melting...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005303
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., deoxidation, grain refining, and filtration. The article provides a discussion on these melt treatments for group I to III alloys. It describes the three categories of furnaces for melting copper casting alloys: crucible furnaces, open-flame furnaces, and induction furnaces. The article explains the important...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003173
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... the principles, furnace types, charging practices of metal melting methods, namely induction melting, cupola melting, arc melting, crucible melting, reaction melting, and vacuum melting, and the refractories and charging practice of reverberatory furnaces. Molten metal treatment of steels and aluminum also...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005198
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... be designed to be removed from the furnace for pouring at the end of each melt. Fig. 1 Large electric bale-out crucible furnace. Courtesy of Morgan Crucible Crucibles are used in gas- and oil-fired furnaces, electric resistance furnaces, and induction furnaces. They come with or without pouring...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005200
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... to be operated at variable frequencies and are adjusted throughout the melt to obtain the most rapid heating/melting conditions. Fig. 1 Basic elements of a vacuum induction melting furnace Fig. 2 Schematic of vacuum induction melting crucible (shell, coil stack, backup lining, and working lining...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 09 June 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04c.a0005911
EISBN: 978-1-62708-167-2
.... Patent 5,709,723 , Jan 20 , 1998 20. Braglia M. et al. , Induction Furnaces for the Synthesis of Glasses , U.S. Patent 6,014,403 , Jan 11 , 2000 21. Boen R. et al. , Glass Induction Melting Furnace Using a Cold Crucible , U.S. Patent 6,185,243 , Feb 6 , 2001...