Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 1,300-kW induction billet heating system to Bonney Forge Corp. of Mount Union, Pa. The 1.3- to 3.3-kHz system is designed to heat carbon steel billets to forging temperatures and includes a coil shuttle table for automatic changing of the coils and frequency for differing billet sizes. A PLC with touch-screen display featuring ForgeView Plus software is also included. The unit is loaded by a vibratory bowl feeder. Bonney Forge is an industry leader in marketing and manufacturing forged steel fittings and unions, branch connections, forged steel valves, cast steel valves and specialty products.
Check out the October 2020 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on "Fever Screening and Forging Quality". Other features include "Forging with Hybrid Steel", "FutureForge in Scotland: The Goldilocks Effect", and much more.