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Induction Melting Furnace I


The THORS Induction Melting Furnace I course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of the process of induction melting, the components and systems of an induction melting furnace along with the furnace operational modes.
Learning Hours: 1.5

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Course Description

The THORS Induction Melting Furnace I course introduces the principles behind induction heating and melting, the important parts of induction furnaces, and the typical furnace modes of operation. Presented in our interactive Lightning Learning format, this course helps learners make visual connections with the various components and concepts involved in modern induction melting.

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Who will benefit from this Induction Melting Furnace course?

Foundry Melt Deck Supervisors and Operators, Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance Personnel, Quality Personnel

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Induction Melting Furnace I

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the basic function and advantages of an induction melting furnace.
  2. Identify the important components and systems of an induction melting furnace.
  3. Recall the basic induction melting furnace modes of operation, such as cold starting, melting, holding, and sintering.
An illustration of four different induction melting furnace modes of operation, including cold starting, melting, holding, and sintering.
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Table of Contents

  1. What Is Induction Melting?
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of Induction Melting
    3. Inductance
    4. Induction Melting Furnace Advantages and Limitations
    5. Final Review
  2. What Are the Components and Systems of an Induction Melting Furnace?
    1. Introduction
    2. Mechanical and Structural Components
    3. The Power Coil and Cooling Coil Systems
    4. The Flux Containment System
    5. Final Review
  3. What Are the Induction Melting Furnace Modes of Operation?
    1. Introduction
    2. Cold Starting and Melting
    3. Holding and Sintering
    4. Induction Stirring and Mixing
    5. Final Review Quiz

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