A client needed to braze a steel tube with external wire braid to manufacture an aerospace part and turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to design a solution. They sent their parts into THE LAB for complimentary feasibility testing. The client wanted to heat their parts to 1400 oF (760 oC) within 30 seconds, and Ambrell's applications engineers got to work to determine the optimal solution.
The application involved heating a steel washer to 200 ºF (93 ºC) to enable adhesive curing. This heating application will be part of an automated manufacturing process for an automotive industry part. The Ambrell Application Laboratory did testing and determined an EASYHEATTM 2 kW, 150-400 kHz induction heating system equipped with a remote workhead would be optimal for this application.