Liquid State Processing

Vacuum Induction Melting
Make
:
Hind High Vacuum Co.P.Ltd.
Vacuum Range
:
1 m bar to 10-6 m bar, Microprocessor based Vacuum Gauge.
Chamber Size
:
600mm x800mm x600mm
Heating
:
Medium Frequency Induction.
CapacityFrequency
:
15 kW10 kHz
Temperature Measurement
:
Immersion Thermocouple with Digital Indicator. Modes of operation
Crucible size
:
100mm dia x100mm height
Capacity of Melting
:
6 Kg of Steel
Casting
:
Watercooled Copper Mould (2.25″ dia x 8″, 3.25″ dia x 8″)
     
Melting Pit furnace
Make
:
Delta Power Control
Resistance Heating (Kanthal)
Maximum Temperature
:
1000 deg C
Capacity
:
3 kW
Control
:
Thyristor proportional controller
Crucible
:
Clay Graphite/Ceramic Crucible (5″ dia x 6″)
Capacity
:
5 kg of Aluminium
Shape
:
Casting Metal Mould of varies shapes
Mixing
:
Remi stirring Motor with RPM Controller for Mixing
     
Melting Pit furnace
Make
:
Universal FurnaceResistance Heating (Kanthal) with gas purging arrangement
Maximum Temperature
:
1100 deg C
Capacity
:
4 kW
Control
:
Controller ON/OFF with digital indicator
Crucible
:
Clay Graphite/Ceramic Size 4″ dia x 7″
Capacity
:
3.5 kg of Aluminium
     
Melting Pit furnace
Make
:
SilicarbResistance Heating (Spiral Silicon Carbide Elements)
Maximum Temperature
:
1100 deg C
Capacity
:
46 kW
Control
:
ON/OFF, Power control through oil cooled dimmerstatDigital temperature indicator
Crucible
:
Clay Graphite/Ceramic (7″ dia x 8″)
Capacity
:
12 kg of Aluminium
     
Contact person
Vacuum Induction Melting
:
S.Shashidhara Pandit (x3247), V.Babu
Melting Pit Furnaces
:
Anil Chandra A.R.(Research Student with M.K. Surappa)
     
Induction Melting
Make
:
Huttinger-Germany
Temperature Limit
:
2000 C
Sample size
:
1 to 200 g
Heating
:
RF Frequency water cooled copper coils
Heating Rate
:
100 C/s (variable)
Temperature Measurement
:
Optical pyrometer
Crucible
:
Quartz/Graphite
Usage
:
a) Induction melting undervacuum 1 x10-6 Torr.
b) Melt spinning
c) Injection Casting with Copper moulds of Rod and Slab shapes.
Faculty in charge
:
K. Chattopadhyay
Contact person
:
D.Prabhu, Phone No.22932678
     
Arc Melting
Make
:
Vacuum Technique
Temperature Limit
:
2000 C
Sample size
:
2-10 g
Heating element
:
Water cooled Tungesten Carbide Electrode
Heating Rate
:
100 C/s
Temperature Measurement
:
Optical pyrometer
Crucible
:
Water cooled Copper hearth
Usage
:
Vacuum Melting , Suction Casting using water cooled copper mould)
Faculty in charge
:
K. Chattopadhyay
Contact person
:
Surendra Kumar Phone no.22932678