Pillar Induction

Agricultural & Farming Products

Pillar Delivers Six (6) Induction Systems to Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Pyrolytic Graphite Coating Producer

Pillar Induction has commissioned six (6) new induction heating systems used in the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process for the production of silicon carbide (SiC) coated graphite products used in the aircraft / aerospace, industrial and semiconductor industries. The new landmark installation consists of six (6) Pillar MK-8 power supplies consisting of five (5) 125 kW and one (1) 300 kW,...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pillar Induction Delivers 11.8MW Heating System for Austenitizing Pipe

PipePillar Induction has commissioned a new 11.8 MW induction heating installation at a leading pipe producer in the southwest United States. The new installation consists of a total of eighteen (18) induction heating coils providing progressive heating of 2.375 to 7" OD pipe with production up 35 metric tons/hr. The pipe is moved through the coils powered by a single pinch wheel drive and...

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Food Processing & Preparation

Pillar Induction Delivers 75kW Melting System for Gold & Silver Refining

Pillar Induction has commissioned a new 75kW medium frequency induction melting installation at a leading precious metal refiner in the Midwest United States. The new installation consists of one medium frequency 150 lb. steel frame furnace with a hydraulic tilt system. The system is powered by a 75 kW, 3kHz Pillar MK8 power supply. A closed pressurized water cooling system was provided to cool...

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Material Processing

Pillar Induction Delivers 1250kW Melting System to Centrifugal Caster

Pillar Induction has commissioned a new 1250kW medium frequency induction melting installation at a leading centrifugal foundry in the Midwest United States. The new installation consists of three medium frequency furnaces; one 4,000 lb. steel shell furnace, one 3,000 lb. steel frame furnace, and one 2,000 lb. steel frame furnace. The system is powered by a 1,250 kW Pillar MK17 power supply...

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Company News

Pillar Induction Celebrates 50 Years of Induction Heating and Melting

Pillar Induction, of Brookfield, Wisconsin is celebrating 50 years of business, serving the thermal processing industry. Pillar takes pride in the fact it has always been on the leading edge of induction technology. Established in 1966, Pillar was based upon the designs of one of the founders, Phil Landis. Phil is still with the company today and is actively involved mentoring the new generation...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Pillar Delivers Six (6) Induction Systems to Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Pyrolytic Graphite Coating Producer

Pillar Induction has commissioned six (6) new induction heating systems used in the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process for the production of silicon carbide (SiC) coated graphite products used in the aircraft / aerospace, industrial and semiconductor industries. The new landmark installation consists of six (6) Pillar MK-8 power supplies consisting of five (5) 125 kW and one (1) 300 kW,...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Pillar Induction Delivers 11.8MW Heating System for Austenitizing Pipe

PipePillar Induction has commissioned a new 11.8 MW induction heating installation at a leading pipe producer in the southwest United States. The new installation consists of a total of eighteen (18) induction heating coils providing progressive heating of 2.375 to 7" OD pipe with production up 35 metric tons/hr. The pipe is moved through the coils powered by a single pinch wheel drive and...

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Food Processing & Preparation

Pillar Induction Delivers 75kW Melting System for Gold & Silver Refining

Pillar Induction has commissioned a new 75kW medium frequency induction melting installation at a leading precious metal refiner in the Midwest United States. The new installation consists of one medium frequency 150 lb. steel frame furnace with a hydraulic tilt system. The system is powered by a 75 kW, 3kHz Pillar MK8 power supply. A closed pressurized water cooling system was provided to cool...

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Material Processing

Pillar Induction Delivers 1250kW Melting System to Centrifugal Caster

Pillar Induction has commissioned a new 1250kW medium frequency induction melting installation at a leading centrifugal foundry in the Midwest United States. The new installation consists of three medium frequency furnaces; one 4,000 lb. steel shell furnace, one 3,000 lb. steel frame furnace, and one 2,000 lb. steel frame furnace. The system is powered by a 1,250 kW Pillar MK17 power supply...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Ajax Tocco Acquires Assets from ABP Induction

BROOKFIELD, WI, January 10 -Ajax Tocco Magnethermic ( ATM") has acquired the assets and intellectual property formerly known as Pillar from ABP Induction. The business provides induction systems and aftermarket parts and service to a worldwide market. The sale includes the Brookfield, WI and Sterling Heights, MI operations. ABP's induction melting operations in North Brunswick, NJ, and Massillon,...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Two Induction Leaders Formally Combine Operations

ABP AND PILLAR WILL NOW BE ABP INDUCTION DORTMUND, GERMANY, February 12, 2008 - ABP Induction, LLC and Pillar Induction Company, LLC, both experts in induction melting and heating, have combined their operations into ABP Induction, LLC. Both companies are owned by CM Acquisitions, a Chicago-based investor. Pillar and ABP have been working closely together for the past two years, since ABP...

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