In 2012 Interpower Induction Corporation USA acquired the UK company Melting Solutions who are a leading manufacturer of specialised heating, melting and material processing equipment. Formally trading under the name of IPW (Induction Processes Worldwide), the business has over 30 years of experience offering customers new equipment, upgrading of existing plant, design studies, consultancy and manufacturing within a variety of industries.
With induction heating alone, the back catalogue of products manufactured cover a vast array of industries including aerospace, petrochemical, food, pharmaceutical, metals industry and automotive to name a few.
Interpower offers heat treatment and product heating in a variety of ways using induction. Examples of the equipment designed, manufactured and / or serviced to date include:
- Fluid and gas vessel heaters (continiuous and batch heating)
- Wire line equipment (heat treatment)
- Electromagnetic stirrers (molten metal processing)
- Heating platens (surface plates)
- Induction furnaces and ancillary equipment (metals industry)
Additional equipment includes machines for the Aluminium extrusion industry including billet heaters, patented narrow cut log saws and friction stir welders that utilise a friction stir process to provide continiuous billets to the press making two part billets a thing of the past.
Outside of the induction industry, Interpower's brand Melting Solutions has a vast knowledge of gas and oil fired heating and melting within the aluminium industry, offering complete secondary melting plants including tilt rotary furnaces, reverbatory and holding furnaces as well as casting machines to deliver efficient processing of aluminium dross and scrap.