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Technological innovation has changed the steel industry.  Modern integrated mills and mini-mills now produce steel far more efficiently, economically and with less impact on the environment than the steelmaking technologies of the past. Steel product manufacturers are benefiting as well from new technologies that enhance the quality of their end product while increasing productivity.

lnductotherm Group companies are playing a major role in the steel industry’s productivity revolution by building technologically advanced production systems for steelmakers and steel product manufacturers worldwide. To help integrated mill and mini-mill operators handle the high cost and questionable supply of ferrous scrap and pig iron, two of our companies build systems capable of producing quality product from more economical materials. Many high quality specialty steels and aerospace superalloys are produced and refined using today’s most advanced air, vacuum and controlled atmosphere melting systems, designed and engineered by Inductotherm Group companies.

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Rail and Mill Roll Hardening

Mill Roll Hardening Systems are becoming increasingly popular with the expanding development of cold mills which subject the rolls to high stresses. For the surface heating of steel parts, induction heating is considered to be the application best suited for this. Induction heating has many applications and is especially effective in hardening rolling mill rolls. Rail ...

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Slab, Bloom and Transfer Bar Heaters

Our high-power density Slab, Bloom and Transfer Bar Heaters provide efficient and cost-effective technologies to bring surfaces to the optimal temperatures required for forming, rolling or forging. Metals which are susceptible to oxidation and scale formation such as titanium, if heated above certain temperatures, can be accurately heated using induction heating, thus increasing yield and ...

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Vertical Billet Heaters

Banyard Vertical Steel Induction (VSI) systems have been designed for the precise vertical induction heating of solid or pierced billets and tubes. These systems heat billet diameters from 150mm to 460mm, and lengths from 300mm to 1500mm. Benefits include better temperature distribution, ability to vary the temperature profile along the billet length, and no billet ...

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Induction Brazing and Soldering Systems

Radyne brazing and soldering systems offer permanent and strong metal-to-metal joints with three primary benefits. Flexibility: Brazing is the joining of metals by use of heat and filler metals. As the most versatile method of joining metals, brazed joints are strong, ductile, easy and quick to make, suited to the joining of dissimilar and similar ...

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Vacuum Heat Treatment and Brazing Furnaces (VHT)

Vacuum heat treatment is a well-established practice in the aerospace (both OEM and repair), land-based turbine, automotive and tool industries. Controlled thermal processing of components is carried out in a vacuum environment to eliminate the deleterious effects of the charge reacting with the gases present in the air....

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General Heat Treat Systems

Radyne brand heat treatment systems offer flexible, robust induction heat treating that can be effortlessly integrated into your production ecosystem. Radyne heat treat systems include a full line of scanners and pop-ups to handle large and small parts, from parts under an ounce and shorter than an inch to parts over 5000 lbs. in weight ...

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Munitions and Ammunition Annealing and Bonding Systems

Radyne brand ammunition annealing and bonding systems are used to make bullets for law enforcement and military applications, as well as for the hunting and shooting enthusiast. Radyne brand has a well-established history of designing induction heating equipment that is used for heat treating and forming shells to create specialized fragmentation patterns, penetrating characteristics, and ...

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ARMS® (Automated Robotic Melt Shop Systems)

Inductotherm Group companies are the first to develop and manufacture an innovative automated robotic melt shop system, called the ARMS™ System. The ARMS System replaces the furnace operator on the open melt deck with a foundry robot that has integrated charging, slag removal, tool handling and remote viewing systems. This allows the furnace operator to ...

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Automated Pouring Systems

Inductotherm brand automated pouring systems for foundries and melt shops are designed for maximum productivity. They provide the higher levels of pouring accuracy required to eliminate quality robbing under-pours and metal wasting over-pours....

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Induction Holding Furnaces

Inductotherm Group companies manufacture two types of advanced holding systems: Channel furnaces and Mini-Heel™ furnaces. Both offer true volume flexibility for continuous and batch duplexing, and can maintain a continuous supply of metal ready to pour 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....

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Induction Melting Furnaces

Inductotherm brand coreless melting furnaces provide superior performance and outstanding durability for all your melt shop needs, regardless of the size of your foundry. Inductotherm Group companies offer a range of furnace sizes from small induction melting furnaces that meet the demanding requirements of investment casters, specialty foundries and the precious metals industry, to heavy ...

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Pipe Bending and Forming Heaters

For many metal forming processes, induction heating delivers the precisely controlled heat that allows for efficient and accurate forming and bending of rod, tube, bar and other metals. Inductotherm Group companies manufacture a variety of specialized heating equipment for pipe bending and forming under the Radyne brand. Radyne Pipe Heat Bending Systems are fully integrated, ...

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Merlin™ Coating Systems

Proven on several international pipeline projects, Radyne Merlin™ Pipe Coating Systems deliver the most efficient means for the heating and the coating of field joints by addressing both operations simultaneously. This is a major benefit to offshore pipe laying organizations because they can count on the Merlin system for reduced field joint processing cycle times, ...

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Offline Pipe and Tube Coating Systems

Inductotherm Group companies manufacture a range of specialized, Radyne brand induction heating systems for pipe heating and coating processes in both onshore and offshore applications. Onshore-based applications include line pipe preheating prior to coating and pie end heating. Offshore systems focus on field joint processing, with a series of induction systems utilized for the heating ...

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Galvanizing Pots

As the world leader in induction melting technology, Inductotherm Group companies design and manufacture the industry’s most advanced systems for working with zinc and zinc alloys. We offer a full line of high performance galvanizing pots for coating applications, including specially-designed coating pots, pre-melting pots and emergency holding pots....

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Strip Heaters

Inductotherm brand equipment brings the world’s most advanced induction heating technology to continuous annealing and coating lines. Equipment includes in-line strip annealing systems, strip heaters, edge heaters, galvanneal heaters, boost heaters, tin reflow systems, paint dryers and anti-fingerprint systems. By adding induction technology to their process lines, customers can significantly reduce yield losses and increase ...

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Vacuum Heat Treatment and Brazing Furnaces (VHT)

Vacuum heat treatment is a well-established practice in the aerospace (both OEM and repair), land-based turbine, automotive and tool industries. Controlled thermal processing of components is carried out in a vacuum environment to eliminate the deleterious effects of the charge reacting with the gases present in the air....

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ElectroSlag Remelting Furnaces (ESR)

Consarc brand electroslag remelting furnaces improve the efficiency and performance of the process by combining the use of a “high fill ratio” electrode (an electrode whose diameter approaches that of the crucible) with an AC line frequency furnace design in which the main power conductors are arranged coaxially around the melt zone.  The high fill ratio electrode provides ...

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Vacuum Arc Remelting Furnaces (VAR)

VAR Furnaces are used for melting material that have already been melted and cast into electrodes that are near their full packing density. Consarc utilizes fully computerized controls to optimize reproducibility and ease of operation. Custom furnaces in laboratory scale or for the production of unusual geometric configurations are available upon request....

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Vacuum Induction Melting Furnaces (VIM)

Consarc brand equipment includes a variety of Vacuum Induction Melting (VIM) furnaces, including Electrode VIM systems, Master Alloy VIM systems, and small R&D systems. A wide variety of configurations are available to match customer requirements....

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Vacuum Precision Investment Casting (VPIC)

Consarc’s line of Vacuum Precision Investment Casting (VPIC) furnaces are uniquely designed to assure repeatable production with minimal maintenance and high furnace availability. Parts with an Equiax grain structure are easily produced in a Consarc VPIC system. With the addition of a mold heater and water-cooled chill plate, directionally solidified and single-crystal castings can be ...

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Single and Multi-Wire Induction Heating Systems

By improving efficiency and reducing energy costs, induction heating puts energy savings directly into your product. Radyne brand wire, rod and cable systems—available in both standard and custom designs—are built for a broad range of applications including spring wire, steel hardening and tempering, coating, annealing, and preheating for extrusion. Market demand for a quality finish ...

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