Heating and Cooling of Stock

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  • Ensuring the Quality of Inductively Heated Billets 

    The goal of this project was to investigate the application of a new hybrid infrared (IR) heating technique to aluminum forging and subsequent heat treatment operations and evaluate the energy and materials benefits.
  • Q&A Regarding Billet Heating 

    This month’s column features the answer to a reader’s question about what is the main reason for selecting a vertical induction system over horizontal coil arrangements when heating large billets.
  • Induction Heating Serves Today's Forging Industry 

    Induction heating can offer benefits to forgers in certain applications. Process and design requirements for suitable applications are examined, as are common types of induction heating configurations.