The compact BTH billet-heating system for forge shops is designed to handle billets up to 5 in. (125 mm) in diameter. Using a pinch roller transport system, throughput varies from 1 to 4 ton/hr (1.1 to 4.4 metric ton/hr). Power and frequency combinations ranging from 60 to 6,000 kW and 0.5 to 10 kHz are available. Statistical temperature control allows achieving various temperature profiles during startup and hold cycles.