Introduction to Coreless Induction Furnace Operation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify furnace components.
  • List the sequence of operations for daily start-up.
  • Describe a normal furnace operation.
  • Describe safe operating techniques of induction melting.
  • List the types of induction furnaces.
  • Identify an emergency situation and determine an action plan.
  • List the daily maintenance tasks for induction furnace operations.

Course Introduction

This course provides participants with best practices for safe operating techniques for induction melting. Topics include furnace components, the sequence of operations for daily start-up, "normal" furnace operation, types of induction furnaces, differences between small verses large induction furnaces; emergency situations and action plans. 

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Furnace Components

  • The Coreless Induction Furnace
  • The System

Module 3: Basics of Induction Melting

  • How Does Induction Work

Module 4: Furnace Startup

  • Starting an Induction Furnace

Module 5: Induction Furnace Daily Operations

  • Furnace Operation
  • Furnace Hazards

Module 6: Induction Furnace Daily Maintenance

  • Daily Maintenance Tasks

Module 7: Conclusion


Who Should Attend?

Those who are responsible for furnace operation, maintenance and safety.