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Ajax TOCCO Supplies Induction Billet Heating System at Bonney Forge

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 1300 kW PowerForge billet heating system to Bonney Forge Corporation, located in Mt. Union, PA.

The 1300kW, 1.3 – 3.3 kHz system is designed to heat carbon steel billets to forging temperatures. The system includes a coil shuttle table for automatic changing of the coils and frequency for differing billet sizes. A PLC with touch screen display featuring ForgeView Plus Software is also included. The unit is loaded by a vibratory bowl feeder.

Bonney Forge’s decision was based on several factors, including:

  • Ajax TOCCO’s total package fit their requirements.
  • Prior experience with Ajax TOCCO equipment has been good.
  • Ajax TOCCO Service, when required, is expedient.
  • PowerForge provided versatility, multi-frequency as well as the ability to easily run a wide variety of parts.

Bonney Forge is an industry leader in marketing and manufacturing forged steel fittings and unions, branch connections, forged steel valves, cast steel valves and specialty products.

Shown here are John Cutshall and Megan Zauzig from Bonney Forge Corporation with PowerForge machine displayed at the 2015 FIA Forge Fair, held April 2015 in Cleveland, OH.

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic®, a subsidiary of ParkOhio Holdings Corp.®, designs and manufactures world-class induction heating and melting equipment for various industries and applications throughout the world. In addition, the Company provides a range of services including laboratory process development, preventive maintenance, equipment repair, and parts, coil repair facilities and installation services through its locations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. www.AjaxTocco.com

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