Hi, John DeArmond here. Chief Engineer of Fluxeon.
I agree with your advice that the Roy is not a suitable forging heater for anything but the smallest items. While it will "hold up", it simply won't make the necessary power. 1500 watts isn't enough power for serious forging. And as the case temperature reaches its maximum setpoint, the processor ramps the power back to control the heating.
The good news is that we're developing a 5 and a 10kW heater designed for blacksmithing. In addition to my own blacksmithing experience, we have a blacksmith who is partially sponsoring the develop