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Application Insight: Heating Steel Knives

Mar 21, 2019 1:09:34 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Heating, Applications Lab


A client in the food processing industry had been using an alternative method for knife heating, but wanted to consider induction because it's fast and comparatively safe. Consequently, they turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to assess the viability of their application.
 

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Application Insight: Drying Steel Rings with Induction

Feb 27, 2019 1:44:56 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Heating, Applications Lab

 

A client that manufactures components for outdoor power equipment had been using hot air for a steel ring drying application, but the rings weren't completely drying. Consequently, they turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to see if induction heating could be a better solution for their drying application.
 

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Using Induction Heating for Shrink Fitting

Feb 25, 2019 10:38:08 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Heating, Shrink Fitting



Shrink fitting is a process where a size change after assembly, which can be achieved with induction heating, creates an interference fit. By heating or cooling one component prior to assembly and allowing it to return to the ambient temperature after assembly, the thermal expansion creates a joint. In fact, after the assembly cools, it generally cannot be separated without reheating the assembly to reverse the process. 

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Application Insight: Brazing a Copper Tube and a Steel Plate

Jan 31, 2019 4:08:05 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Induction Heating, brazing


 

A company was looking to design a heating process for a new device they were developing, and they reached out to THE LAB at Ambrell to take advantage of their complimentary applications testing. The process involved brazing a copper tube and a steel plate. While this was a new process, the client also tested a torch as a part of their due diligence, and repeatability and quality were their top two priorities. 

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