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Heating Steel Cutting Tools for Carbide Removal

Jul 10, 2020 1:35:12 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Heating, carbide heating


A client contacted THE LAB at Ambrell because they needed to heat magnetic steel cutting tools with carbide tips for a carbide removal application. They had some different sized tools that required carbide removal, so versatility was important to them. A custom-designed single position multiple-turn helical coil was built to generate the required heating for the application. It also was capable of heating their range of different sized parts.

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Application Video: Heating a Carbide Sample

Nov 16, 2017 4:15:50 PM / by Brett Daly posted in carbide heating


Check out our latest application video. In this video, a carbide sample is heated with an Ambrell EASYHEATTM induction heating system. Heating for this application takes 15 seconds. While it could be heated more rapidly with induction, it isn't in order to prevent cracking. The end product is a cutting bit. 

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Induction Heating Tungsten Rod with Silicon Carbide Cover

Dec 2, 2016 11:51:40 AM / by Brett Daly posted in THE LAB, heating, carbide heating

A client was looking to heat
 a Tungsten rod with a silicon carbide cover to 1200 oC (2192 oF) in 90 seconds. A 4" (102 mm) heat zone was required for this application. Heating needed to take place in a vacuum atmosphere. They turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to design a heating solution for their research process. 

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Improving Steel Cutting Bit Quality with Diamond-Carbide Inserts

May 16, 2016 11:47:16 AM / by Brett Daly posted in brazing, carbide heating, induction carbide brazing, oil and gas

A client had been using an inexpensive imported induction heating system, but ran into quality issues that resulted in production down time. Consequently, they turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to develop the right solution for their application and enable the installation of a reliable EASYHEATTM induction heating system. The application involved heating steel cutting bits with diamond-carbide inserts for brazing and de-brazing. Cutting tools were the end product. 

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