Soldering with induction can improve your soldering process without flame or irons. Soldering with induction heating focuses energy only in your part. Solder your materials in a repeatable, precise flameless process.
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It takes under 10 seconds to heat four copper strips concurrently, resulting in a boost in throughput for the client. Induction is a highly repeatable process that heats just the area of the copper strip that requires it.
Heating with induction required under 10 seconds and is a highly repeatable process; the customer can expect the same result every time with only the portion of the part requiring heating being heated. There is no open flame with induction, which makes it a safer method of heating than torch heating.
Induction proved faster than the client’s previous heating torch process. It is also is a repeatable heating process, so the client gets superior results and is more energy efficient than torch heating. Induction doesn’t have an open flame and introduces less heat into the work environment than a torch
Induction’s precision heating ensures repeatable results and less damage to surrounding substrates while demonstrating reduced heat loss and lower energy usage...
For this grounding lug soldering application, induction delivers consistent result is achieved each time and does not present a flame, so it helps create a safer, cooler working environment than other methods
The heating process is completed within 15 seconds with consistent results without the use of flame, creating a safer, cooler working environment...
The heating process was completed within 12 seconds, faster than the client’s gas torch and more reliably. Without flame, induction helps create a safer, cooler working environment.
High intensity heat must be applied to the joint area for this application so that thermal conduction of the copper does not sink away the heat delivered from the induction process.
To heat a Kovar ferrule and fiber optic cable to 297°F within 10 seconds for a soldering application, to form a hermetic seal
induction heating delivered a higher quality joint, is more energy efficient than the outdated system that the client was using.
Current hand-soldering process results in uneven, non-uniform joints and requires long production times. Induction delivers uniform, quality joints by generating heat within the end-plate and reservoir walls.
Induction heating provides rapid localized heat only where needed, repeatable, consistent results with clean, controllable joints
Induction heating delivers non-contact energy-efficient heat without flame, resulting in repeatable and consistent results
Induction heating provides instant start up time, requiring very little power resources, pin point accuracy, a clean source of heat which is easily integrated into existing automated systems
Soldering soda lime glass metal edged windows to steel time indicator housings
Induction heating provides repeatable consistent results in all three areas soldered at the same time, not individually. Faster process time, increased production and even distribution of heating
Customer is currently using a soldering iron & individually touching each soldering point which is producing inconsistent results and quality issues.
Induction heating delivers precise, controlled application of heat in a repeatable, non-contact, clean heating process, enabling increased production capacity and improved energy efficiency.
To heat multiple joints on flex circuit strips to 180-200°F within seven seconds for a soldering application.
To heat a coaxial antenna assembly to 600°F within 2 seconds for a soldering application. The goal to improve on an existing procedure with a soldering iron which required 10 to 15 seconds.
Heat multiple joints on solar flex circuit strips to 500°F (260ºC) within ten seconds for a soldering application.
Soldering three fuse caps simultaneously to reflow lead free solder and make a joint between the fuse cap and fuse wire guide.
Solder three brass connectors one at a time in a solar panel junction box without affecting the components in the junction box
Soldering a nickel plated steel cover onto a nickel plated steel EMI filter housing without damaging the RF circuit
Induction heating delivers reduced solder time, even distribution of heating and improved joint-to-joint consistency
A multi turn pancake coil is used to heat the bottom of the aluminum spotlight housing. The LED housing was not available so this application is done with temperature sensing paint to determine the feasibility
Induction heating provides reduced production cost, faster process time, hands-free heating that involves no operator skill for manufacturing
Induction heating provides non-contact heat, hands-free heating that involves no operator skill for manufacturing with even distribution of heating
A three turn pancake coil is used to heat the tip of the cone to 300 ºF (149 ºC) in 2-3 seconds
Induction heating provides ability to use same equipment for both assembly and repair, hands-free heating that involves no operator skill for manufacturing, and uniform control of heat from part to part
This process is completed in two steps that use a 3 turn helical coil. The first process is to solder the brass ring to the copper piece which takes 85 seconds.
Induction heating provides hands-free heating that involves no operator skill for manufacturing, lends itself well to automation, solder controlled by preforms, no excess left on board, good solder flow without over heating the board
A dual four turn pancake coil is used to solder 2 brass caps per cycle. Liquid solder is squirted onto the end cap and is heated for 18 seconds at 302ºF (150ºC) to burn off the flux
An aluminum fixture is a large heat sink to the induction field. In order for solder alloy to wick and run the length of the overlap area, flux is applied to the solder location.
Induction heating delivers increased production rate due to speed of heating, higher quality vs. a soldering iron due to precision and repeatability and cost savings due to reduced scrap and higher quality production
Compared to using a manual soldering iron, induction heating precisely applies heat to for higher quality solder joints This is ideal for integrating with an automated system. By stick- feeding the solder more aesthetically pleasing parts are produced.
With an efficient coil design induction heating easily reaches the desired reflow temperature in a very short amount of time.
A multi-turn helical coil is used and temperature-indicating paint is applied to the joint area. The wire assembly is placed over the induction heating coil, and RF power is applied.
Heat a.125” (3.175mm) diameter stainless steel tube to a 1” diameter cylinder 1” (25.4mm) tall for a soldering application
Soldering two brass tubes measuring 3/4" and 1/4" together for use as cellular phone antennas. The lengths of tubes range from four (4) feet to twelve (12) feet, and must be soldered along the axial side.
To heat a section of 3/8" copper tubing along with a 90 degree elbow for soldering. The copper tubing is to be used in Ice Machine Evaporator Assemblies, and soldering takes place after the tubes have been placed within the assembly.
To heat a brass bellows and end cap assembly to 450F for soldering within 20 seconds. Presently, a soldering iron is used to produce the joint between the bellows and cap.
To heat 1 3/4", 3" and 6" diameter brass slip rings and a sheathed copper wire assembly to 360F for soldering within three (3) to six (6) seconds. Currently production is accomplished by using a soldering iron and stick feeding rosin-cored solder.
Induction heating is a fast, efficient, precise and repeatable non-contact method for heating metals or other electrically-conductive materials. The material may be a metal such as steel, copper, aluminum, brass or it can be a semiconductor such as carbon, graphite or silicon carbide. To heat non-conductive materials such as plastics or glass, induction is used to heat an electrically-conductive susceptor, typically graphite, which then transfers the heat to the non-conducting material.
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The work coil is the component in the induction heating system that defines how effective and how efficiently your work piece is heated.
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Ambrell's induction heating equipment is very well suited for soldering applications in a production environment. Heat is applied to specific regions of a solder joint in a very controlled and precise manner. Induction soldering is well suited for production line applications (like fiber optic ferrule assemby) because of low time-to-temperature, high levels of repeatability and non-contact, clean heating.
Induction soldering machines output power ranges from 1 to 20 kW, depending on part and process requirements.