What You Need to Know About Buying Used Furnaces

Written by Fred on . Posted in Induction forging furnace, Induction furnace, Precision casting business

An electrical induction furnace is a piece of heavy equipment used to melt down metal. Compared to other means of accomplishing the melting of metal, induction furnaces are environmentally-friendly, cost-effective, energy-efficient and not too difficult to learn to use. Induction furnaces use electromagnetic coils to heat and melt metal in a safe and clean way. If you are in need of such a piece of equipment, you may want to look into purchasing a refurbished or used induction furnace.

It’s understandable to be hesitant to buy a used piece of equipment when it comes to something like a gold melting furnace, but if you happen to find a used induction furnace for sale, there are ways to make sure you’re getting what you pay for. Many induction furnace manufacturers have solutions that can help. When you purchase a used induction furnace, you may be able to have the original manufacturer repair or rebuild the furnace, or you may even be able to purchase a refurbished unit directly from a manufacturer.

This can save you some major money, as well as provide benefits to the environment in the long run. The manufacturing of equipment such as this can take a toll on the environment, so recycling equipment whenever possible is important. Whether you need a small gold melting furnace or are on the lookout for an industrial-sized induction furnace for steel, buying used or refurbished should be an option you consider. Oftentimes, unlike the purchases of used goods in other industries, inductor manufacturers will support even used furnaces with repairs and replacement parts.

Induction furnaces are integral to the massive steel market, of which the United States is the world’s largest importer, importing over $27 million worth of steel in 2017. Whether its needed for buildings, automobiles, or any number of other uses, steel manufacturing is a massive industry, and one that absolutely relies upon the use of induction furnaces. Why spend more money than you need to when you can purchase a quality used induction furnace?

Have you had any experience working with used or refurbished induction furnaces? How did it work for you? What was the overall experience like? Let us know down below in the comments!

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