FERROUS CASTING FURNACES AND OVENS

Furnaces and ovens with the best technology for the following Ferrous casting plant processes.

Heating for Forging

Nutec Bickley manufactures all types of heat treating equipment for the ferrous casting industry.

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Using advanced technologies, Nutec Bickley provides ferrous casting furnaces for the heating and reheating of large steel ingots, blooms and cast parts. Our range includes:

Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:
 
  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame, and high-quality refractories construction
  • Most advanced heat reclamation systems giving savings up to 10%–70% vs cold air
  • Fiber lined sections using our patented Jointless system. Completely free of joints. Reduced maintenance and shrinkage
  • Temperatures up to 1,350°C (2,460°F)
  • Designs to comply with AMS 2750 E and NADCAP standards with temperature tolerances conforming to Class 1
  • Pulse firing for better temperature uniformity and fuel savings
  • Advanced data acquisition systems
Stress relieving after forging

Nutec Bickley provides furnaces with the best technology for the stress relieving of steel parts after forging.

Our equipment

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Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:

  • Outdoors designs available with required steel construction details and NEMA4 or IP65 codes components.
  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame construction
  • Light weight insulation systems (ceramic Fiber) for easy movement of the furnace system
  • Pulse firing combustion system to allow an excellent temperature uniformity
  • Cooling nozzles systems available to accelerate and control the cooling part of the cycles.
Heat treating

Nutec Bickley provides heat treating furnaces with the best technology for the following processes: Normalizing, Austenitizing, Tempering, Annealing and stress relieving.

Our equipment

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Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:

  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame and refractory construction
  • Most advanced heat recovery systems with recuperative burners or central recuperators.
  • Fiber linned sections using the jointless system®. Completely free of joints.
  • Pulse firing combustion system to allow an excellent temperature uniformity
  • Cooling nozzles systems available to accelerate and control the cooling part of the cycles.
  • Designs to comply with AMS2750 , with temperature tolerances according with category 2 in aerospace applications.
  • High forced convection designs for tempering applications.
Preheaters

Nutec Bickley provides preheating units with the best technology to preheat tools for hot assembly, dies of presses and load.

Our equipment

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Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:

  • Non burner required.
  • Use of external energy source using hot gases from existing forge furnaces.
  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame construction
  • Control system capability to maintain stable operation. And forge furnace (source energy) can be used in normal operation.
Air cooling units

Nutec Bickley provides batch and continuous units with the best technology to deliver controlled cooling of special alloys parts after forging and final blast cooling.

Our equipment

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Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:

  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame construction 
  • Use of burner system in order to cool with burners “on or off”, depending of the cooling requirements.
  • Insulation system designed according with inside temperatures and cooling requirements
  • Controlled Air handling system with air inlets and outlets in order match desired cooling profile during transformation.
  • Final blast air cooling sections for safe parts handling.
Heating of end and centers

Nutec Bickley provides continuous units with the best technology for the heating process of steel end bars before forging process.

Our equipment

  • Continuous end & center heaters
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Some of our typical process and design features are as follows:

  • Heavy duty and stable steel frame and refractory construction
  • Infrared sensor control for continuous heaters
  • Decrease of steel Decarburization in continuous heaters.
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Nutec Bickley is a vital partner for the Ferrous Casting industry, supplying a wide range of product configurations over a broad temperature range for the heat treating of many different parts.

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