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Metals

Iron

Walk into an induction iron foundry anywhere across the globe and you are most likely to find that its melt shop is equipped with lnductotherm Group furnaces and power supplies. You’re also likely to find our automated material charging systems and automatic pouring systems. At Inductotherm Group, we’re proud that our equipment for the thermal processing of iron occupies prominent roles for companies that lead their industries: the world’s leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery, the world’s largest producer of ductile iron pipe and the best-known builder of cast iron bathtubs, to name just a few.

Led by the lnductotherm Furnace Group, lnductotherm Group companies manufacture equipment designed for virtually every iron melting, holding, pouring and heating operation. Offering furnaces with capacities ranging from less than one kilogram to 150 metric tons and induction power supplies as large as 42,000 kW, lnductotherm Group products include automated material charging systems, computer control systems, fume collection covers, slag removal mechanisms, lining push-out systems, precise automatic pouring systems and heating and heat-treating systems.

Inductotherm Group customers also produce the iron castings that support the world’s infrastructure: iron pipes for water and waste disposal; iron fittings, valves and pumps; municipal castings to protect the infrastructure beneath cities and towns; critical components for electric power infrastructure.

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