Product Description

APS STELL SHELL FURNACE

Open Steel Shell Furnace

I. Technical specification:

Application Meeting requirement for melting ferrous and non-ferrous metal
Capacity range 300kg to 25,000kg(related to cast iron)
Standard features Open design
Rodless coil
Wind cooling yoke
All-round protective cover
Lining-output system
Furnace-leakage alarm
Optional features Fume hood
Weighing system
Backward slag removal mechanism

II. Details description:

2-1.Fuenace design

Furnace can be customized to be common column type design, or open CHINAMFG design.

What is open CHINAMFG design? On the basis of ensuring the strength of the CHINAMFG body, the redundant coil columns are eliminated, making the CHINAMFG body more convenient for maintenance, and at the same time leaving enough space for future capacity upgrades. When users need to increase production, they only need to upgrade the capacity of the old CHINAMFG without investing in a new smelting system.

New open steel shell furnace
 

Ordinary column type steel shell furnace

2-2. Advanced Rodless induction coil

Furnace can be customized to be common induction coil,, or rodless induction coil.

What is rodless induction coil? According to common manufacturing methods, the active coil and the water-cooled coil need to be fabricated separately and then welded together. By using horizontal winding process, and the effective coil and the water-cooled coil can be wound from the same oxygen-free copper tube without any segmentation. Coil turn gaps are tight and consistent for maximum electrical efficiency.
 

Advanced rodless induction coil
 
common induction coil
   

 

Specification

Specification Rodless induction coil Common induction coil
Copper material TU1 copper TU2 copper
Refractory material Of Allied Of Allied
Features Rodless structure
Horizontal winding
Porcelain insulation treatment
Furnace-leakage monitoring
High voltage ignition and overheating protection.
Rod structure 
Porcelain insulation treatment
Furnace-leakage monitoring
 

2-3. Wind cooling yoke
The yoke is a unique design without water cooling and adopts wind cooling, so it can protect it from any hidden danger of water leakage.

2-4. Upgrade all-round protective cover
Besides anti-drop protection cover, there is a protective cover around the coil and the water-cooled cables, which can protect the coil from the damage caused by the falling or collision of metal debris, and also effectively protect the water-cooled cable from contact with metal debris and cause overheating problems. Moreover, the protective cover does not cause any trouble for maintenance, because it does not need to be dismantled during repair.

 

APS POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM

Advantages compared to common KGPS parallel power

1. Very high power factor
The entire production process maintains a very high power factor (0.95-1), low reactive power loss, and more energy saving.

2. Excellent harmonic performance
The harmonic content is low, which meets the requirements of the power sector for harmonics, and users no longer need to purchase high-order harmonic treatment devices.

 

I. Technical specification

Power Range Up to 36000KW,
6, 12, 24 or 48 pulse line power rectifier system
Standard features PLC automatic melting management system
Precise and sensitive digital optical fiber control system
Intelligent monitoring system (including ordinary version of leakage CHINAMFG alarm)
Fault self-diagnosis function
Remote diagnostic system
DSP intelligent power control processor
Core device “pre-installed backup”
Modular assembly mode
smart meter
Safety interlock switch
Factory Test Key Components
Optional Features Multiple smelting furnaces melting at the same time
Automatic production line
New leaking CHINAMFG alarm
Furnace weighing system
Melting shop control system
More Contact us for customized solution
 

 

II. Details description
 

2-1. Advanced optical fiber control system
Frequency conversion adaptive. It take less than 0.2 seconds from start-up to full power output, when the peers take longer time. Under the standard configuration, the melting time is about 40-50 minutes.

 

2-2. Emergency backup assembly concept
The core components inside the electric cabinet, such as thyristor, capacitor, etc., are equipped with spare modules, and the backup modules can be quickly activated when a certain device is damaged and production is stopped. It can continue to produce without repair. As for the damaged spare parts, just need to disconnect the wire, or directly remove it for repair, which has no effect on the equipment.

2.3- Smart meter 
Smart meter can display and record monthly power consumption, daily power consumption and ton of power consumption in real time,which providing reliable and detailed smelting data for production enterprises to make production plHangZhou and cost accounting.

2.4- Easy to operate
PLC smelting manager can display the real-time data and information of the entire system in real time. It can be used by operators to start, stop, and reset the power supply on the CHINAMFG table. It also has automatic heat preservation, automatic oven, cold CHINAMFG start, and fault display. and other functions.
Although there are many functions, the operation is very simple. All it takes is a “start”, “stop” switch and a power adjustment knob to complete the operation.

 

2-5. Super practical modular assembly design
The power cabinet adopts a modular assembly design. If users want to increase production capacity in the future, they only need to add the relevant modules on the basis of the original power cabinet to realize the model upgrade. Instead of purchasing another electric cabinet, they can increase capacity at the lowest cost.

 

 

 

 

OUR SERVICE

Pre-sale service

We are committed to helping you more, not only in the melting and heating system, but in providing you with better solutions throughout a whole production line.

 

After-sale service

1. On-line commissioning, for the coreless induction melting system produced by our company, we provide on-line commissioning service without geographical restrictions, so that your system can be put into operation as soon as possible.

2. Provide maintenance services for important components such as circuit boards, coils, and yokes. After repairing, they can meet the original technical indicators and factory standards.

3. Original spare parts service is a hasty job. We have a complete spare parts warehouse to ensure that regular spare parts can be shipped within 24 hours. For circuit boards, yokes, reactors and other self-developed products, we can provide you with cost price, saving you the cost of purchasing accessories after sale;

4. Provide overhaul service, we retrofit your system to the latest system, meet the latest electrical and control standards. This means greater reliability, efficiency and productivity without having to invest in new systems.

5. For the coreless induction smelting system produced by our company, we provide capacity-upgrade services, and we can upgrade it on the basis of the original 1 to improve productivity without investing in a new system.

6.Xihu (West Lake) Dis. service. We also train your employees and instruct them in the operation of your system.

 

 

 

ABOUT US

APS Induction CHINAMFG (HangZhou) Co., Ltd.

APS Induction Technology (HangZhou) Co., Ltd. is a rare high-tech enterprise in China with international leading technology in induction melting and heating field. At present, the capacity of induction melting furnaces produced can up to 70 tons, and the power supply can reach to 50,000kw. The heating equipment can be used in carbon-based/ceramic-based composite materials, carbon fiber/silicon carbide fiber, high-performance ceramics, graphite, vacuum diffusion welding, vacuum hot pressing, vacuum melting, powder metallurgy, environmental protection and other industrial.
In addition, we are also a professional manufacturer of power control boards, induction coils, water-cooled cables, yokes, and reactors. Compared with other manufacturers in China, we have outstanding advantages in product price, quality control, and delivery time.
As an industrial equipment manufacturer with R & D capabilities, we keep seeking a balance between product economy and practicability in continuous innovation to ensure that we can provide the most valuable production solutions for each application, reduce costs for our users and help them improve production competitiveness.
We hope to establish a more efficient, clean, low-carbon and circular green casting system by supplying stable, high-efficiency, energy-saving, safe and relatively cheap induction melting and heating equipment, and contribute to global energy conservation and emission reduction.

 

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Certification: CE, ISO
Place Style: Horizontal
Range of Applications: Industrial
Type: IF Furnace
Usage: Aluminum Die-casting
Fuel: Electric
Customization:
Available

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How does the cost of cast aluminium compare to other metals like steel or copper?

The cost of cast aluminium can vary compared to other metals such as steel or copper. Here’s a detailed explanation:

The cost of cast aluminium is influenced by several factors, including the availability and abundance of aluminium raw materials, production processes, market demand, and the specific alloy used. In general, aluminium is considered a relatively affordable metal compared to copper but may be more expensive than certain types of steel.

Here’s a comparison of the cost factors for cast aluminium, steel, and copper:

  • Raw Material Cost:
  • The cost of raw materials plays a significant role in determining the overall cost of a metal. Aluminium is derived from bauxite ore, which is widely available and relatively abundant. This availability helps keep the raw material cost of aluminium comparatively lower than that of copper, which is obtained from mining and may have limited reserves. Steel is primarily made from iron ore, which is also abundant, resulting in a generally lower raw material cost compared to both aluminium and copper.

  • Production Processes:
  • The production processes involved in producing cast aluminium, steel, and copper also impact their respective costs. The production of cast aluminium involves processes such as melting, casting, and finishing, which can be energy-intensive. Steel production involves iron ore extraction, refining, and subsequent processing, including casting or forming. Copper production requires mining, smelting, and refining processes. The complexity and energy requirements of these processes can affect the overall cost of the respective metals.

  • Market Demand and Supply:
  • The demand and supply dynamics of the metal market can influence the cost of cast aluminium, steel, and copper. Fluctuations in global demand, trade policies, geopolitical factors, and market competition can impact the prices of these metals. The market demand for aluminium, steel, and copper in various industries, such as automotive, construction, and electronics, can also affect their relative costs.

  • Alloy Composition:
  • The specific alloy composition used in cast aluminium can influence its cost. Different alloying elements and their concentrations can affect the availability and cost of the alloy. For example, certain aluminium alloys with rare or specialized elements may be more expensive compared to standard aluminium alloys. Steel and copper also have various alloy compositions available, and the cost can vary depending on the specific alloy used.

  • Product Form and Complexity:
  • The cost of cast aluminium, steel, and copper can also depend on the form and complexity of the final product. For example, highly intricate or customized cast aluminium parts may require additional processing steps, which can increase the overall cost. Similarly, complex steel or copper components may involve specialized manufacturing techniques that affect their cost.

It’s important to note that the cost of cast aluminium, steel, and copper can vary over time due to market conditions, including fluctuations in raw material prices, energy costs, and other economic factors. Additionally, regional factors and local market conditions can also influence the relative cost of these metals.

In summary, the cost of cast aluminium can vary compared to other metals like steel or copper. While aluminium is generally considered more affordable than copper, the cost comparison with steel depends on factors such as raw material availability, production processes, market demand, and the specific alloy composition used. These factors, along with product form and complexity, contribute to the overall cost of each metal.

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What are the tolerances and accuracies achievable with cast aluminium parts?

The achievable tolerances and accuracies of cast aluminium parts can vary depending on various factors, including the casting process, part design, size, complexity, and the specific requirements of the application. Here’s a detailed explanation:

Cast aluminium parts are manufactured through the casting process, which involves pouring molten aluminium into a mold and allowing it to solidify. This process can introduce certain limitations in terms of dimensional accuracy and tolerances compared to other manufacturing methods like machining. However, advancements in casting techniques and process controls have significantly improved the precision and quality of cast aluminium parts.

The achievable tolerances and accuracies of cast aluminium parts typically fall within a range based on industry standards and practical considerations. Here are some key factors to consider:

  • Casting Method:
  • The casting method employed can impact the achievable tolerances. Processes like sand casting, investment casting, and die casting can have different inherent limitations and capabilities in terms of dimensional accuracy. For example, die casting generally offers higher precision and tighter tolerances compared to sand casting.

  • Part Design and Complexity:
  • The complexity of the part geometry and design features can affect the achievable tolerances. Parts with intricate details, thin walls, undercuts, or internal cavities may pose challenges in maintaining tight tolerances. Simplifying the design or incorporating additional post-casting machining operations can help achieve tighter tolerances.

  • Size and Dimensions:
  • The size and dimensions of the cast aluminium part can influence the achievable tolerances. Larger parts may have slightly looser tolerances due to the potential for thermal expansion and contraction during the solidification process. Smaller parts generally have higher precision and tighter tolerances.

  • Surface Finish and Machining:
  • Depending on the application requirements, cast aluminium parts may undergo post-casting machining operations to achieve tighter tolerances and improve surface finish. Machining processes like milling, turning, and grinding can refine the dimensions and tolerances to meet specific accuracy requirements.

  • Industry Standards and Specifications:
  • Various industries have established standards and specifications that define the acceptable tolerances for different types of cast aluminium parts. These standards provide guidelines and reference values for dimensional accuracy based on the intended application and functional requirements.

It is important to note that the achievable tolerances and accuracies with cast aluminium parts may vary from one manufacturer to another or even within different production runs. Close collaboration between the design engineers, casting experts, and manufacturers is crucial to ensure that the desired tolerances can be achieved while considering the practical limitations and cost-effectiveness.

Overall, while cast aluminium parts may not offer the same level of precision as fully machined parts, they can still meet a wide range of dimensional requirements and functional needs. The selection of appropriate casting methods, design considerations, and post-casting processes can help achieve the desired tolerances and accuracies for cast aluminium parts in most applications.

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Can cast aluminium be recycled, and how is it done?

Yes, cast aluminium can be recycled, and the recycling process involves several steps. Here’s a detailed explanation:

Recycling cast aluminium helps conserve resources, reduce energy consumption, and minimize waste. The recycling process typically follows these steps:

  1. Collection:
  2. Cast aluminium scrap is collected from various sources, including discarded products, manufacturing waste, and post-consumer items. This scrap is then transported to recycling facilities for processing.

  3. Sorting:
  4. At the recycling facility, the collected cast aluminium scrap is sorted based on its alloy composition. Different aluminium alloys may have varying chemical compositions and properties, so sorting helps ensure that the recycled material is used appropriately.

  5. Shredding and Melting:
  6. The sorted cast aluminium scrap is shredded into smaller pieces or chips to increase its surface area. Shredding facilitates the melting process and allows for efficient heat transfer during recycling. The shredded aluminium is then loaded into a melting furnace.

  7. Melting and Purification:
  8. In the melting furnace, the shredded cast aluminium is heated to high temperatures, typically around 660°C (1220°F), causing it to melt. During the melting process, impurities and contaminants are removed through various purification techniques. This helps ensure that the recycled aluminium meets the required quality standards.

  9. Casting:
  10. Once the molten aluminium is purified, it is cast into ingots or other desired forms. The molten aluminium is poured into molds and allowed to cool and solidify, forming new aluminium products or raw material for further processing.

  11. Fabrication:
  12. The cast aluminium ingots or recycled aluminium sheets can be further processed and fabricated into new products. This may involve techniques such as extrusion, rolling, forging, or machining to shape the recycled aluminium into desired forms.

  13. Reuse or Manufacturing:
  14. The recycled cast aluminium can be used for various applications. It can be incorporated into new products, such as automotive components, building materials, packaging, or consumer goods. Alternatively, it can be sold to manufacturers who require aluminium as a raw material for their production processes.

  15. Continued Recycling:
  16. Aluminium has the advantage of being infinitely recyclable without any loss in quality. Recycled cast aluminium can be recycled again and again, allowing for a sustainable and circular material flow.

The recycling of cast aluminium helps conserve natural resources, reduces the need for primary aluminium production, and reduces the environmental impact associated with mining and refining raw aluminium. It also saves energy, as recycling aluminium requires significantly less energy compared to producing aluminium from ore.

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