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.