Ajax TOCCO Supplies Induction Billet Heating System Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 1000 kW PowerZone billet heating system to LC Manufacturing, located in Lake City, MI. The 1000 kW, 1.3 – 3.3 kHz system is designed to heat 1.06” to 2.875” diameter x 6.0” to 20.0” long carbon steel billets to forging temperatures. The system includes automatic changing of 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. LC Manufacturing’s chose the Ajax TOCCO system based on several factors, including: • Ajax TOCCO’s total package fit their requirements. • Prior experience with Ajax TOCCO equipment has been good. • Ajax TOCCO Service, when required, is expedient. • PowerZone provided versatility, multi-frequency as well as the ability to easily run a wide variety of parts.