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Forming a Steel Tube with Induction Heating

Jul 24, 2019 3:39:11 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Preheating, forging, forming


A client requested complimentary application testing from THE LAB at Ambrell for a preheating for forming application. They had been using a torch, but were interested in switching to induction heating due to the speed and repeatability that it offers. They needed to preheat an area around an elliptical hole in a large steel tube prior to forming. The target temperature for the application was 1800 °F (982 °C).


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Application Insight: Preheating Castings and Rods for Welding

Jun 26, 2019 10:27:49 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Preheating, induction preheating


A client from the automotive industry wanted to assess moving from torches to induction for a preheating for welding application. Their primary reason for evaluating switching to induction was speed of heating. With a torch, heating took 20 minutes and they figured induction could dramatically improve that metric and in turn increase throughput. 

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Induction Preheating Automotive Rod Assemblies for Welding

Dec 13, 2018 4:19:17 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Preheating, Applications Lab

An organization from the automotive industry had been using torch heating for their steel rod assembly preheating process. However, due to process improvements thanks to new automation in their facility, torch heating became too slow. This resulted in a backlog that kept them from maximizing throughput. So they turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to see if induction heating could resolve this issue. 

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Welding Preheating with Induction for Rapid Heating & Reduced Time

Mar 19, 2018 4:32:34 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Preheating


A company that specializes in flow control solutions turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to heat a steel valve to 400 °F (204 °C) for a welding preheating application. This process is new to the customer and they turned to induction because of the potential for rapid heating and reduced cycle times. 

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