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Compact 1" Levitation Melting System - EQ-SPG-6VMS

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Item Number: SPG6VMS
EQ-SPG-6VMS is a vacuumable levitation melting system with1”. quartz tube for exploring new generation metallic alloy. Such an advanced system equips with a 6KW ultra high-frequency induction heater and special developed helical conical coil to suspend conductive metals up to 10g, such as Al, Mg, Cu, etc. The metal is then melted by a magnetic vortex within a vacuum-sealed quartz tube. The conductive workpiece is levitated, melted & untouched by the crucible during the process, and thus reducing the contamination to the minimum. A vacuum pump and recirculating water chiller are included for immediate use. 

Induction Heater

  • Working Voltage: 208 240 V AC (Single Phases), 50/60Hz (50A air breaker is required)
  • Input Current: 5 - 30 A Adjustable
  • Output Frequency: 100 - 500 kHz Adjustable
  • Max. Output Power: 6 KW
  • Required Water Flow Rate: > 3 L/min
  • Required Water Pressure: >=0.2 MPa (29 psi)
  • Please click the picture on the left to see the detailed structure
Induction Heating Coil 
for Levitation
  • A multi-turn helical conical heating coil is used to balance the three-dimensional force
  • Can successfully levitate electrically conductive material up to 10g
Quartz Tube for Levitation
  • Single End Opened Quartz tube: 25mm(OD) x 22mm(ID) x 180mm(L) 
  • Vacuum Sealing Flange for 1'' O.D tube with double high-temperature silicone O-rings
  • 1/4'' barbed hose fitting, KF25 vacuum port, mechanical pressure gauge, and two needle valves are built-in on the supporting frame 
Recirculating Water Chiller  
  • Cooling Capacity: 722 kCal/h (2866 Btu/h)
  • Max. Water Flow Rate: 16 L/min  
  • Temperature range to control: 2 - 35°C
  • Please click the picture left for more details
Vacuum pump
  • One 156L/m Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump with Exhaust Filter is included
  • Three KF25 quick clamps and one bellows are included for immediate use
  • Max. Vacuum Pressure:
    • 10^-2 torr by the mechanical pump
    • 10^-5 torr by molecular pump
Work Station & Manipulator
  • The induction heater, water chiller, and vacuum pump are integrated on a heavy-duty mobile steel cart600mm(L) x 800mm(W) x 600mm(H)
  • Motor-driven manipulator provides rigid support and easy height adjustment
Product Dimensions
  1140mm(L) x 700mm(W) x 1240mm(H)
  • One year limited warranty with lifetime support
  • Consumable parts such as processing tubes, o-rings and heating coil are not covered by the warranty
  • NRTL or CSA Certification is available upon request at extra cost, please contact our sales representatives for a price quote. Certify standards include: 1) Induction heater: UL61010-1 & UL499; 2) Vacuum Pump: UL1450; 3) Water Chiller: UL61010 & UL1995
Operation Video

 Levitation Melting in air            Levitation Melting with Inert gas              Levitation Melting  with Vacuum                

Click here to learn more about the installation of a gas regulator.
  • This system is suitable for Al, Mg, Copper, and its alloy with weight <10g。
  • Please click here to learn how to set up the crucible for melting
  • Attention: A pressure regulator must be installed on your input gas tank ( click picture below to review ) and have the output gas pressure set below 3 PSI at all times. Gas pressure exceeding over 3 PSI may cause irreversible damage to the furnace chamber.  
  • Never heat the furnace without flowing gas.  Please open the gas release valve immediately once the chamber pressure has reached over 3 PSI to prevent unforeseeable damages. The flow rate for gases should be limited to < 200 SCCM ( or 200ml/min )
Application Note:
Net Weight 200 lbs
Shipping Weight 300 lbs
Shipping Dimensions 48"(L) x 40"(W) x 49"(H)

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