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Brazing Carbide to Steel for a Surgical Device

Apr 14, 2020 11:16:13 AM / by Brett Daly posted in THE LAB, brazing, medical device manufacturing, medical industry



A client from the medical industry came to THE LAB at Ambrell looking to braze carbide to steel as a part of their surgical device manufacturing process. The application involved brazing a carbide wear pad to steel with the end product being automated surgical forceps. The materials were a steel assembly, carbide wear pad and brazing alloy. 

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Induction Brazing Both Ends of a Steel Assembly

Mar 19, 2020 8:56:54 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Brazing, THE LAB, brazing

 

A client came to THE LAB at Ambrell looking to braze both ends of a steel assembly concurrently. They were familiar with induction heating and already had processes set up in their facility, but this was a new process that they wanted to design. Speed and repeatability were two particularly important factors to the client. They needed to heat the part to 1425 °F (774 °C) within one minute.


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Brazing Copper and Brass Fittings to Make a Flange

Nov 26, 2019 9:10:31 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Brazing, brazing

 

A client manufacturing plumbing flanges came to THE LAB at Ambrell with a brazing application. They needed to braze copper and brass fittings. They had been using a torch, but wanted a more repeatable heating solution. So they took advantage of free parts testing from THE LAB to see if induction might be a better heating solution for their brazing application. 


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Induction Braze Carbide Inserts to Prevent Defects in Tool Tips

Nov 18, 2019 1:59:05 PM / by Brett Daly posted in THE LAB, brazing, brazing carbide inserts


 

A company that manufactures, sharpens, repairs and modifies tooling turned to THE LAB at Ambrell. They were torch brazing carbide inserts into tubes but needed a more consistent heating method. They manufacture modest quantities of parts so their concern was quality of the joint, not heating time. 

 

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