Ambrell Induction Heating
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New Brazing White Paper is Now Available

Jun 3, 2020 8:43:34 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Brazing, brazing, brazing techniques

 

 

We're pleased to announce that a new brazing white paper is now available. It is titled "Essential Considerations for Quality Braze Joints" and it is authored by Dr. Girish Dahake from THE LAB at Ambrell. This technical 12-page paper will help you decide whether brazing is the right solution for your application and then take you through all of the steps to braze successfully.

 

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Preheating a Billet for Forging

May 29, 2020 4:27:46 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Applications Lab, forging



A customer needed to preheat a billet to 250 ºF (121 ºC) for forging. After forging, it was going to be rolled into bars. The tested material was a 5.5 inch (140 mm) wide billet that was 62 inches (1575 mm) long. The LAB at Ambrell determined that an Ambrell EKOHEAT 250 kW, 5-15 kHz induction heating power supply with a workhead and pancake coil specifically designed for this application would meet the customer's requirements.

 

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Induction Heating a Steel Shaft for Metal-to-Plastic Insertion

May 21, 2020 5:00:56 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, Induction Heating, heat staking

 

 

A client came to THE LAB at Ambrell with a heat staking application involving heating a knurled steel shaft prior to staking into plastic. This shaft is used in the hinge of a consumer device. Controlling heat to the lower portion of the shaft was critical to this client, as they needed to preserve the lubricant applied to the unheated end. 

 

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Induction Heat Staking an Arthroscopic Device

May 21, 2020 1:39:44 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, Induction Heating, heat staking, medical device manufacturing, medical industry

 

 

A manufacturer in the medical industry came to THE LAB at Ambrell with a heat staking application involving a arthroscopic device. They needed to use induction to bond the device's sheath to the collet. Fast, localized heating that didn't impact fixturing were key considerations for this company, and ultimately the rationale for choosing induction heating from Ambrell. 

 

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