Inductoheat, Inc. shipped an induction hardening and tempering system to a major drivetrain component supplier. This machine is designed specifically for hardening and tempering hub spindles and outer ring hubs. This equipment is comprised of a STATISCAN® IV system for induction hardening, using alternating coils for two different parts, and a STATISCAN® II system with a channel coil for induction tempering. Up to 80 parts per hour travel through the hardening portion of the system using a two-axis gantry with absolute feedback, while a continuous feed conveyor moves the parts through the tempering section.
To achieve the ideal case depth and hardness patterns, the system includes two power supplies, a UNIPOWER® UP16 200kW for hardening and a STATIPOWER® SP16 50kW for tempering. The equipment-controls package is a PLC with 12-inch touch-screen PC-HMI interface. This technology has the latest in graphical visualization software and features part recipe management, process monitoring with data archiving, data logging, motion program and fault help.
Drivetrain Component Supplier Receives Induction Hardening, Tempering System
December 6, 2010