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Induction heater

  1. Apr 4, 2012 #1


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    Hi guys

    I'm looking to make an induction heater to heat bits of steel and aluminium (maybe 15mm by 25mm).

    Can anyone recommend a good source of information in terms of calculating the various parameters and other general information? I've looked at many websites but a lot of them seem to be heating things much smaller than what I'm looking to heat and I don't want to copy someone's idea. I'd like to do it myself.

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  3. Apr 4, 2012 #2


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    About 25yrs ago a friend of mine was working on his MS with the Bureau of mines on a this very problem. Maybe that would be another place to look.
  4. Apr 5, 2012 #3


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    Thank you for your post, I shall have a good look at this.
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