The objective of this application is to induction braze cylindrical steel tanks for the Oil & Gas Industry. The customer, a propane tank manufacturer, wants to utilize induction heating to improve the manufacturing process and increase energy efficiency by replacing traditional furnace heating.
UltraHeat W – 15 kW induction heating system was used in this application.
The steel tank was positioned inside a custom-designed induction coil. The desired brazing temperature was reached at the power of 12 kW in 15 seconds reaching a temperature of 800°C (1472°F).
Industry: Oil & Gas Industry
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Reference Info: Application Note 3463-6421