Ambrell Induction Heating
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Application Insight: Metal-to-Plastic Insertion with a Steel Insert

May 25, 2018 3:39:50 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, Application Notes

 

A supplier to an engine manufacturer needed to heat magnetic steel inserts for a metal-to-plastic insertion application. The parts needed to heat to 500 °F (260 °C) within five seconds prior to being placed into an injection mold. Due to it taking the robot a few seconds to place the parts in the mold, it was also important that it maintain the temperature for a few seconds after heating concluded.

 

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Application Insight: Heating a Steel Pin for Metal-to-Plastic Insertion

Aug 21, 2017 2:58:23 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, THE LAB, heating



A supplier to the automotive industry was looking to heat a cooling fan shaft for a metal-to-plastic insertion application. They needed to heat the end of the shaft to 572 oF (300 oC) within three seconds. They turned to the application engineers at THE LAB at Ambrell to come up with a solution. 

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Ambrell Sells EKOHEAT for Automotive Application

Jun 17, 2016 10:53:04 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, Automotive Applications

 

Ambrell has sold an EKOHEAT 15 kW/100 kHz induction heating system for a metal-to-plastic insertion application. The customer is a supplier in the automotive industry. The client leveraged THE LAB at Ambrell to design the right coil and induction solution for heating multiple inserts. The system was integrated into an automated assembly line. 

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Application Insight: Heating Steel Inserts for Metal-to-Plastic Insertion

May 24, 2016 10:17:41 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Metal-to-Plastic, bonding

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A client approached THE LAB at Ambrell looking to insert magnetic steel inserts into a plastic part in under ten seconds without the part cracking. The client decided to take advantage of THE LAB's complimentary parts testing and sent parts in. Upon receiving the parts, the applications engineers got to work to determine the feasibility of the application with induction heating from Ambrell. 

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