Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic Receives Gohsyu Contract
Gohsyu, Tokyo, Japan awarded a contract to Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic, Warren, Ohio, and partner ATM JAMCO, Tokyo, to supply a 2000 kW induction heating system for billets. A pinch roll-driven heating fixture is powered by an ATM 2000 kW, 1 KHz, wide conductance, Pacer II power system. A capacitor bank substructure under the coil supports four interchangeable "Cast Brick" coils designed to heat 45 to 95 mm OD billets. The system will be shipped to Gohsyu following a full test run at ATM's Warren, Ohio facility, the for installation and startup during the second quarter of 2004.