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Induction Furnace Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of induction furnace manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top induction furnace manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find induction furnace companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture induction furnaces to your companies specifications. Then contact the induction furnace companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of electric induction furnaces, induction heating, induction cooker, or customized induction furnaces of every type, this is the resource for you.

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Our induction furnaces have no equals in the market today. We are committed to providing quality at each and every step of the design and manufacturing process. Our staff will be there to work with you through the design phase all the way through until installation at your place of business. We have a 100,000 square foot facility in Round Lake, Illinois but we serve an ever growing customer base worldwide. For more info email us today!
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Induction furnaces are our specialty! We have a skilled staff of engineers who are experts in offer innovated solutions that are affordable and energy efficient. Our induction furnaces are used in a variety of industries like aerospace, food, general manufacturing, and more! For more information visit our website or call one of our engineers today!
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Here at Epcon, we fabricate and assemble a multitude of furnaces designed with your needs in mind. We have experience working in a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, and pharmaceutical. No industry is too complex for us, and we can work with your engineering team to come up with the best solutions. Call or visit our website to learn more.
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We do furnaces unlike anyone else! We offer the dedication, innovation and the know how that you can count on to ensure that you are getting a product that you can rely on to last through the rigorous wear and tear of the everyday. Our technicians are capable of working with you to design a custom furnace that will fit your exact specifications. To learn more visit our website or send us an email today!
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Induction Furnaces

Induction furnaces are a type of electrical furnace that uses a combination of electrical resistance and hysteresis losses to heat metal. They tend to be cleaner and more energy-efficient than other types of furnaces. The furnace heats the metal by exposing it to the magnetic field around a coil-carrying alternating current. These enclosed structures use induction heating sources to produce heat for industrial purposes.

Induction furnaces operate by a process called electromagnetic induction, in which an electric current is passed through a metal coil creating a magnetic field. By passing the metal through this field, the metal is able to heat.  In order to withstand long-term use, induction furnaces are made with a variety of heat-resistant (refractory) elements. The enclosed space within the furnace holds the material, gas or air being heated until the desired temperature is reached. Within an induction furnace, the heated area is easily controlled by the shape and size of the inductor coil, yielding a uniform, high-performance end-product. Induction furnaces are the most widely used type of furnace for melting iron and are increasingly popular for melting non-ferrous metals. Because they provide outstanding metallurgical control and are relatively pollution-free, induction furnaces have become a quite popular choice for heating purposes. Induction furnaces are also popular due to their ability to heat materials quite rapidly. Induction heating features a low level of noise, fumes and radiated heat, making it favorable for operators as well.

Applications for induction furnaces include baking, aging, brazing, annealing, curing, firing, drying, burn-off, foundry, hot pressing, laboratory uses, heat treating, quenching and preheating. While carbon steel is by far the most common material heated, induction heating is also used with many other conducting materials, such as stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, nickel and titanium. The operating frequency can range anywhere from 50 Hz to 400 kHz, or even higher. Induction furnaces come in two different types, which are coreless or channel.  A coreless induction furnace is often used for melting steels, irons and non-ferrous alloys.  Meanwhile, channel induction furnaces are used for low melting point alloys or to hold/superheat higher melting point alloys.  Important factors to consider when selecting an induction furnace are its configuration, operating frequency, atmosphere, control, general specifications and features. 
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