Ambrell Induction Heating
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Application Video: Induction Heating a Steel Rod for Forging

Jul 25, 2019 3:43:18 PM / by Brett Daly posted in forging, application video, induction forging, hot heading

 

In the latest induction heating application video from THE LAB at Ambrell, a steel rod is heated for a forging application with an Ambrell EASYHEATTM induction heating system and a custom-designed coil. As you'll see in the video, heating the steel bar to 2220 °F (1204 °C) took just 20 seconds. Here is the preheating for forging video:

 

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Application Insight: Hot Heading a Steel Wire for the Fastener Industry

Jun 25, 2019 4:32:17 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Fastener Heating, hot heading

 

A fastener manufacturer contacted THE LAB at Ambrell as they needed to preheat steel wire prior to hot heading. The end products were screws. They wanted to heat steel wire to 350 °F (177 °C) within seconds. They turned to induction because they wanted to increase tool life with hot heading, as cold heading is harder on tooling.

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