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15KW Induction Melting System with Top-Suction Casting for Thin Rod Upto 1200C - SP-15VSC

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Item Number: SP-15VSC
SP-15VSC is a MET standard 15KW induction heating/melting system with a Top-Vacuum-Suction mechanism. Such a unique feature can produce cast products ( 3 - 5 mm Dia. rod shape) by raising and introducing the molten metal into the top quartz feeding tube.  The sucking force applied results in a fast movement of the melt and cause the rapid solidification of the melt inside the quartz feeding tube. It is an ideal tool for preparing small diameter alloy rod with reduced shrinkage cavity defects.

Induction Heater
  • Working Voltage: 220V AC, 50/60Hz, Single Phase
  • Working Current: 5-52 Amp (60A breaker required)
  • Max Input Power: 15 KW
  • Output Frequency: 30 - 80 kHz Adjustable
  • Duty Cycle: 80%
  • Induction Coil: 70mm(OD) x 65mm(ID) x 80mm(H) 
  • Auto Heating Time: 1-99 seconds
  • Auto Dwell Time: 1-99 seconds
  • Auto Cooling Time: 1-99 seconds
  • Air Cooling: Rear Fan
  • Protection: Automatic water pressure, over temperature, and over power protection
Vacuum-Suction Casting Method
  • A top casting utilizes the suction force to produce a  3 - 5 mm rod shape metal alloy with the length of ~150mm max.
  • Shrinkage cavity defects of the alloy can be significantly reduced by utilizing such suction casting method.
  • The sucking force is generated by rapid movement of the syringe piston (manually operated) 
  • Observation window (12mm Dia.) on the top flange allows you monitor the melt conditions 
  • A 7 O.D x 4 I.D × 500 L mm quartz feeding tube is inserted from the feedthrough on the top flange. Warning: Never sucking cast metal alloy @ > 1200C to avoid damaging the quartz feeding tube. 
Graphite Crucible, Refractory liners & Protective Shield
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Note: Crucibles are consumable, not covered by warranty, please click pictures on the right to order spares
Sealing Flanges & Quartz Chamber
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  • Stainless Steel Flange with high-temperature silicone o-ring and self-tighten structure
  • Two needle valves and vacuum gauge installed on the flange.
  • Half Open Quartz Tube with dimensions of 60mm(OD) x 57mm(ID) x 250mm(L) is included 
  • KF25 connector and 1000mm long SS pipe is included for connecting to the vacuum pump
  • The pressure relief valve is designed to release pressure at 0.02MPa for safety concerns. 
Water Chiller

  • Temperature range: 2 - 35°C
  • Water Flow Rate: 16 L/min
  • Water Tank: 6Liters  made of stainless steel
  • Note: It is recommended to use a specific coolant to get the best performance. It is normal to wait a couple of minutes for cooling down after several trials of heating
  • For US customer, 110V water chiller will be included
Vacuum Pump
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  • One 156 L/min Double Stage Rotary Vane Vacuum Pump is included. Please click pic.1 to review detailed specs.
  • Rate: 156 L/min up to 10e-4 torr vacuum.
  • Max. Power Consumption: 400W
  • For US customer, 110V Vacuum pump will be included
Product Dimensions

  • Induction Heater: 31.5"(L) x 23.6"(W) x 39.3"(H) (800mm x 600mm x 1000mm)
  • Water Chiller: 18"(L) x 18.7"(W) x 30"(H) (460mm x 475mm x 762mm)
  • Heavy Duty Mobile Cart provides 600mm(L) x 800mm(W) surface for placing Induction Heater & Quartz Tube with Flange
  • One-year limited warranty with lifetime support
  • Consumable parts such as processing tube, refractory liners, o-rings and heating coil are not covered by the warranty
  • MET Certification is available upon request at extra cost, please contact us for a price quote. Certify standards include: 1) Induction heater: UL61010-1 & UL499; 2) Vacuum Pump: UL1450; 3) Water Chiller: UL61010 & UL1995
Operation Manual & Video                  

Click here to learn more about the installation of a gas regulator.
  • Attention: Protective inert gas must be continuously filled throughout the suction casting process in order to protect the graphite crucible and the melt.
  • The Induction Melting System are designed to operate in vacuum and low-pressure condition (< 0.02 Mpa / 0.2 Bar/ 3 PSI)
  • Attention: A two-stage pressure regulator must be installed on the gas cylinder to limit the pressure to below 3 PSI for safe operation. Click here to learn the installation of a gas regulator.
  • Never heat the furnace while the gas release valve is closed and a positive pressure condition exists within the furnace chamber. The pressure gauge must be used to closely monitor the chamber condition at all times during the heating process; please open the gas release valve immediately once the chamber pressure has reached over 3 PSI to prevent unforeseeable damages.

Application Notes
  • Please click here to learn how to setup crucible for melting.
  • Melting time and temperature are related to materials, crucible, refractory insulation, etc. If you do not know whether the induction heater can melt your sample or not, please contact our engineer for consulting. 
  • Customize Induction Heater System is available upon request, please fill out "Customize Induction Heating System Form" and email back to us.
Net Weight
  • 300 lbs
Shipping Weight & Dimension
  • #1: 410 lbs, 48"x40"x65"
  • #2: 355 lbs, 48"x40"x48"

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