Ambrell Induction Heating
Ambrell Induction Heating
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Induction Heat Staking Magnetic Steel Inserts for Injection Molding

May 25, 2018 3:39:50 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, Application Notes, heat staking, heat staking with induction


A supplier to an engine manufacturer needed to heat magnetic steel inserts for a metal-to-plastic insertion (also known as heat staking) application. The parts needed to heat to 500 °F (260 °C) within five seconds prior to being placed into an injection mold. Due to it taking the robot a few seconds to place the parts in the mold, it was also important that it maintain the temperature for a few seconds after heating concluded.


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