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Application Insight: Preheating 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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Application Insight: Heating a Steel Valve for Weld Preheating

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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Application Insight: Forging a Steel Part with a Flange

Jul 6, 2016 5:21:23 PM / by Brett Daly posted in forging, Preheating, THE LAB

A client attempted to cold forge a steel part with a flange, but wasn't getting the desired results. Consequently, they turned to THE LAB at Ambrell to see if hot forging would meet their time and quality objectives. Their goal was to heat the part to 1800 ºF (982 ºC) within 30 seconds.

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7 Benefits of Induction Preheating for Brazing Drill Bits

Oct 27, 2015 10:16:06 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Brazing Drill Bits, Induction Brazing, Preheating

In down-hole fixed-cutter, rock or hammer drill bit manufacturing and rebuild operations, multiple tool inserts are individually brazed onto a single drill bit. These inserts may be polycrystalline diamond compact (PCD) or tungsten carbide insert (TCI).

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