Can you anneal steel wire cloth with induction heating? A manufacturer of metal fabrics and metal wire cloths needs to anneal the wires for a better cut and bend and asked Ultraflex to test the application. The wires should be heated slowly to sufficient annealing without rapid cooling to avoid brittle wires.
SH-2/350, 2 kW Induction Heating Power Supply
HS-5W High Frequency Heat Station
• Steel wire cloth
Temperature: Just above 1472°F (800°C)
Power: 1.6 kW
Rate: .236in/sec to 1472°F (6mm/sec to 800°C)
Voltage: 90 V