EXPERIMENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF HEAT TRANSFER DEVELOPED ON PORTABLE INDUCTION FURNACE
RAJAT SAWARBANDHE , ASHIK NANDESHWAR, AKASH JOSHI, K.D.Gadgil, Dr.P.G.Mehar
Now a days, the technology has influenced and also elevated by the extent to which it can easily harness and convert the available mineral resources as per requirement. for metal melting process we are using induction furnace , which uses the copper coil as heater to melt non- ferrous metals .This melting process in industries is costly for small operators or foundries as well as they have to buy that in bulk . So, this paper aims to make it first affordable for small operators or foundries, increased in efficiency and also some modification in shape and size of heating chamber of portable induction furnace.
The design of this portable induction furnace is made by the use of CATIA software and also taken into account many important points such as heating mechanism in chamber, furnace efficiency, heat transfer rate, shape and size of crucible and mobility of furnace. By experimenting in the furnace we have found out that it takes approximately around 30-45 minutes for melting of aluminium completely at 660oC about a quantity of 250 gm.