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Foundry Automation

The Science & Technology of an Automated Induction Melt Shop

Author(s): Satyen N. Prabhu

Publication: An Inductotherm Publication

Date: April 2015

Abstract: An article reviewing the advances in equipment technology and safety and in our understanding of the science behind those advances to provide an overview of automation, and other related topics, in an induction melt shop.

New Melt Deck Runs Like A Deere

Author(s): Modern Casting Magazine

Publication: Modern Casting Magazine

Date: October 2009

Abstract: An article describing John Deere Foundry’s effort to create a safer work environment by teaming up with Inductotherm and their ARMS® (Automated Robotic Melt Shop) System technology that would make their goal a reality.

Automated Pouring Technology Boosts Production and Quality at Mahindra Hinoday Industries

Author(s): Sanjay Paranjape (Mahindra Hinoday Industries Ltd.) and P. D. Chaubal (Inductotherm India)

Publication: Distributed at the World Foundry Congress in Chennai, India

Date: January 2008

Abstract: An article describing the development and growth of automated pouring systems in India along with higher casting quality, production, and worker safety.

Robotic Melting: Raising Productivity, Reducing Risks

Author(s): Satyen N. Prabhu

Publication: Foundry Management & Technology Magazine

Date: February 2008

Abstract: An article detailing ARMS® (Automated Robotic Melt Shop) System productivity in metal melting and enhanced safety for foundry workers.

Coffee, Tea, … or Molten Metal

Author(s): William Pflug and Emad Tabatabaei

Publication: Foundry Management & Technology Magazine

Date: July 2002

Abstract: An article detailing the challenging process used by automated pouring systems to ensure a consistent quality casting.

Charging Systems for Today’s Hungry Furnaces

Author(s): David Remalia

Publication: Foundry Management & Technology Magazine

Date: November 1996

Abstract: An article discussing the various types, uses, and benefits of automated charging systems for induction and arc furnaces in today’s climate of technological growth.

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