Ambrell Induction Heating
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Induction Preheating Automotive Steel Laminate Parts (C-Lams)

Apr 23, 2018 4:55:50 PM / by Brett Daly posted in Automotive Applications, THE LAB, induction preheating


This application involved heating four steel laminate parts (c-lams) for a pre-heating application in the automotive industry. The parts, which are inserts, are heated simultaneously before robotic pick-and-place for plastic overmolding. The client was looking to change to induction from resistance heating.

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Application Insight: Using Induction to Braze Carbide Inserts to Prevent Defects in Tool Tips

Feb 20, 2018 10:45:26 AM / by Brett Daly posted in THE LAB, brazing, brazing carbide inserts


A company that manufactures, sharpens, repairs and modifies tooling turned to THE LAB at Ambrell. They were torch brazing carbide inserts into tubes but needed a more consistent heating method. They manufacture modest quantities of parts so their concern was quality of the joint, not heating time. 


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Application Insight: Induction Brazing High Quantities of Steel & Carbide Drill Bits

Feb 20, 2018 9:25:56 AM / by Brett Daly posted in Brazing Drill Bits, THE LAB, brazing, brazing steel


A company that manufactures PDC products for the oil, gas, mining and construction industries turned to THE LAB at Ambrell for their brazing application involving a steel and carbide assembly. They were using a torch to create mining bits and wanted to evaluate the feasibility of processing 100 parts per day with induction heating.


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Induction Metal-to-Plastic Insertion for Cooling Fan Shafts | Ambrell

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

A supplier to the automotive industry was looking to heat a cooling fan shaft for a metal-to-plastic insertion (heat staking) 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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