Inductotherm Heating & Welding are pleased to announce the completion of commissioning at Angle Ring – Tipton of a new 560kW Radyne TDi Power Convertor on their largest induction bending machine.

Angle Ring specialises in bending and curving metal and alloys, including intricate curved sections, bars and tube to improve the metal fabrication process, with the largest bending line accommodating 36-inch pipe. The TDi range of induction power converters offer a wide selection of power and frequency combinations with digital controls. They incorporate the latest technology ensuring the highest efficiency, flexibility, and operational reliability suitable for the most challenging climatic and industrial environments.

Radyne is the leading brand in the design and manufacture of high quality, accredited induction solutions, covering a wide range of induction heating and coating of pipe (both offshore and onshore) throughout the oil and gas sector. Their induction systems can also be found in Wire production facilities and are utilised globally in a variety of heating applications.

Established in 1951 by Frank Barnshaw, Angle Ring celebrates over 70 years in business as one of the largest metal and alloy bending companies in the world. As a third generation, family-owned business, Angle Ring take great pride in offering a high quality, personal service to all their customers. They are proud to offer the UK’s largest steel bending range from their single site production facility in Tipton, West Midlands, and are a key part of the supply chain for a wide range of key industry sectors in the UK and abroad.

This new installation was to replace an existing Radyne converter installed over 20 years ago and bolsters the already strong relationship between Inductotherm Heating & Welding and Angle Ring, as well as their continued utilization of Induction Technology spanning back to the 1990’s.

Daniel Barnshaw, Managing Director at Angle Ring comments: “We are thrilled to announce the successful commissioning of the new 560kW Radyne TDi Power Converter. This state-of-the-art digital induction power converter marks a significant milestone for our company as we continue to embrace the latest technological advancements in metal bending and fabrication.”

“Angle Ring has been a trusted partner of Inductotherm Heating & Welding for decades, and this installation further strengthens our longstanding relationship. The Radyne TDi range offers efficiency, flexibility, and operational reliability, making it ideal for our demanding industrial environment and enhancing our capabilities to enable us to deliver even more intricate curved sections, bars, and tubes.”

“We are committed to being at the forefront of our industry, and this investment in advanced induction technology demonstrates our dedication to delivering innovative solutions to our clients. We look forward to leveraging the capabilities of the Radyne TDi Power Convertor to further expand our reach and meet the evolving needs of our customers in the UK and abroad.”

Steve Short, Sales Manager at Inductotherm Heating & Welding comments: “The Inductotherm team have been particularly pleased to deliver and commission the new Radyne convertor to the customer, in a very short lead time. Building long-term relationships with our customers is one of the key factors to our success within our industry, in addition to providing energy efficient, cutting-edge engineering equipment and solutions.

The Inductotherm Heating & Welding service and spares departments will continue to provide Angle Ring with the same level of support during the life of all their Radyne induction heating systems and as our systems are built to last, we look forward to another 20 years of continued rapport.”