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Forging Silver Bars to Create Collectible Coins

May 7, 2021 4:20:18 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Applications Lab, forging



A client contacted THE LAB at Ambrell because they needed to heat silver bars to 1200 ºF (649 ºC) for a forging application. The end product was a collectible coin. THE LAB at Ambrell determined that an EKOHEAT 125 kW, 2-6 kHz induction heating power supply with a workhead and twenty-turn helical coil specifically designed for this forging application would meet this application's requirements.

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Preheating for Forging of Steel Pins

Nov 13, 2020 9:24:11 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Applications Lab, forging



A client needed to heat magnetic steel pins (spokes) for forging on a rim without heat treating and weakening the rim. They had been using a torch for this heating application and it took 20 seconds per pin. THE LAB at Ambrell determined that an EASYHEATTM 10 kW, 150-400 kHz induction heating power supply with a workhead and three-turn helical coil specifically designed for this application would meet this application's requirements.

 

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Induction Forging Turbine Blades

Sep 4, 2020 12:37:44 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Applications Lab, forging



A company in the turbine industry needed to heat titanium rod blanks prior to forging them into turbine blades. Heating needed to occur in a very precise fashion. The blanks had to heat to 2,030 ºF (1,110 ºC) with a tolerance of plus or minus 25 ºF (-3.9 ºC) with uniform heat from the surface to the core. THE LAB at Ambrell determined that an EKOHEAT 20 kW, 50-150 kHz induction heating power supply with a workhead and nineteen-turn helical coil specifically designed for this application would meet this application's requirements.

 

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Preheating a Billet for Forging

May 29, 2020 4:27:46 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Applications Lab, forging



A customer needed to preheat a billet to 250 ºF (121 ºC) for forging. After forging, it was going to be rolled into bars. The tested material was a 5.5 inch (140 mm) wide billet that was 62 inches (1575 mm) long. The LAB at Ambrell determined that an Ambrell EKOHEAT 250 kW, 5-15 kHz induction heating power supply with a workhead and pancake coil specifically designed for this application would meet the customer's requirements.

 

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