Induction Furnace

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New Item/Block of IndustrialCraft².


Induction Furnace
Induction Furnace ig.png
Grid layout None (small).pngGrid Induction Furnace.png
Type Machine
Max Input 128 (MV)
EU Use 16 EU/t
See below
EU Storage 10,000 EU
Tool Grid Wrench.png
Stackable Yes (64)

The Induction Furnace is an advanced version of the Electro Furnace. It has the ability to process 2 stacks of items simultaneously. Doing so will also save 50% of the energy that would have been used had every stack been smelted by itself.

Another feature of the Induction Furnace is its ability to build up heat. At higher heat levels, the Furnace both smelts faster, and uses less energy per smelting action.

Recipe

Copper

Copper

Copper

Copper

Electro Furnace

Advanced Machine

Copper

Copper

Copper

Induction Furnace



Usage

Copper Dust

RE Battery (Charged)

Copper



Please note the above GUI is not correct. The smeltable items are put into the two top slots, and then the Furnace is supplied with EU. Note that the furnace can accept both Low Voltage and Medium Voltage (up to 128 EU/p). The processed items appear in the two rightmost slots.

During its operation, the Furnace will build up heat, up to 100%. When idle, the heat will slowly dissipate back to 0%. It is possible build up and maintain the heat by providing a redstone signal to the Furnace. In that case, the Furnace will constantly consume 1 EU/t when idle to maintain the heat. Smelting while applying a redstone signal does not make the Induction Furnace warm up faster.

It takes 10,000 ticks for the furnace to build up from 0% heat to 100% (8 minutes and 20 seconds) at a cost of 10,000 EU, not including EU spent smelting during the warm-up time. This implies that there's a minimum amount of smelting before which it's inefficient to use the Induction Furnace. Additionally, the furnace loses heat four times faster than it builds up (2 minutes and 5 seconds).

Energy

EU
Input 6,000 (0% heat), 208 (100% heat) (16 EU/t)
Output -
Storage 10,000

Maximum input: 128 EU/p before exploding

Smelting Production Tables Based on Fuel and Furnace Type
Fuel Type Heat Units Total EU Number of Operations per Unit of Fuel
Stone Furnace
Grid Furnace.png (200 Heat)
Iron Furnace
Grid Iron Furnace.png (160 Heat)
Electric Furnace
Grid Electric Furnace.png (390 EU)
Induction Furnace‡
Grid Induction Furnace.png (6000-208 EU)
Minimum speed Maximum speed
Grid Fuel Can (Filled).png Fuel can with 6 Coalfuel Cells 30576 76440 152 191 196 25.5 735
Grid Lava Bucket.pngGrid Lava Cell.png Lava Bucket, Lava Cell and Lava Containers†† 20000‡‡ 20000 100 12.5 51.3††† 6.67††† 192†††
Grid Fuel Can (Filled).png Fuel can with 6 Biofuel Cells 10416 26040 52 65 66.77 8.6 250
Grid Coal.png Coal/Charcoal 1600 4000 8 10 10.25 1.33 38
Grid Some random scrap.png Scrap 350 870 1.75 2.2 2.23 0.3 8.4
Grid Wooden Planks.pngGrid Wood.pngGrid Chest.png Wood/Planks/Other Wood Items† 300 750 1.5 1.9 1.92 0.25 7.2
Grid Sapling.pngGrid Stick.png Regular Saplings and Sticks 100 250 0.5 0.6 0.64 0.0833 2.4
Grid Sapling.png Rubber Sapling 80 200 0.4 0.5 0.51 0.0667 1.92
Grid Sugar Cane.pngGrid Cactus.png Reed/Cactus 50 120 0.25 0.3 0.3 0.04 1.16

†Other Wood Items = Any block with its material set to "Wood" (includes blocks added by other mods if material defined properly). Includes all other items that can be burned in a regular Furnace, see Smelting for a complete list.
‡Assuming the smelting of 2 items simultaneously, divide by 2 if you are only smelting one item. For values < 2 keep in mind that you will actually have 2 partially finished units.
††All lava containers (e.g. Lava Cells, Lava Cans from Forestry) can be used in Iron Furnaces and Generators from 1.113 onwards.
‡‡All lava containers are worth 10% of their value (2000) inside Iron Furnaces and Generators.
†††Considering as using a Geothermal Generator. Divide by 10 if using a normal Generator instead.

On 1.5.2 makes the Fuel can with 6 Coalfuel Cells 305760 total EU.
On 1.5.2 makes the Fuel can with 6 Biofuel Cells 104160 total EU.



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