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Application Insight: Induction Bonding Foil to a Plastic Bottle

May 22, 2019 4:17:05 PM / by Brett Daly posted in bonding, THE LAB, cap sealing


A company from the food industry came to THE LAB at Ambrell to see if induction might be a fit for their cap sealing (bonding) application. The application involved heating aluminum foil inside a plastic bottle. Induction's speed and repeatability were of particular interest to the client. Induction is an especially good fit for high volume production applications like this cap sealing application, which we'll discuss again later in this post. 

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Induction Bonding: Why Choose Induction Heating for Bonding?

Dec 11, 2018 5:00:53 PM / by Brett Daly posted in bonding, Applications Lab, Applications

 

Bonding involves connecting metal or materials containing metal to materials such as plastic, rubber or thermoplastic materials without using a bonding adhesive. Bonding with induction entails accelerating the polymerization of an adhesive by heating the metal parts to be joined. The required temperature range is generally from 150 ºC to 220 °C. Accurate heat control is critical to successfully bonding with induction heating. 

 

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Application Insight: Heating Steel Tubes for Adhesive Bonding

Nov 17, 2017 11:07:12 AM / by Brett Daly posted in bonding, steel tubes


A manufacturer in the medical industry was seeking to heat steel tubes for an adhesive bonding application. The parts were stainless steel tubes on plastic tubes. Initial testing confirmed that an EASYHEATTM 1.2 kW, 150-400 kHz induction heating system equipped with a remote workhead was the right system for the application.

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Application Insight: Debonding Rubber Gaskets from Metal Rings

Nov 15, 2017 8:34:17 AM / by Brett Daly posted in bonding, debonding


A manufacturer in the oil and gas industry was looking to heat rubber gaskets with metal end rings to 550 °F (288 ºC) for a release/debonding application. The end product is a subsea sealing solution. Initial testing confirmed that an EASYHEATTM 8.3 kW, 150-400 kHz induction heating system equipped with a remote workhead was optimal for the application.

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