Elements of Induction Heating: Design, Control, and Applications
Chapter 11: Special Applications of Induction Heating
Induction heating has found widespread use as a method to raise the temperature of a metal prior to forming or joining, or to change its metallurgical structure. However, induction heating has specialized capabilities that make it suitable for applications outside of metal treatment and fabrication. This chapter summarizes some of the special applications of induction heating, including those in the plastics, packaging, electronics, glass, chemical, and metal-finishing industries. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the application of induction heating for vacuum processes.
Special Applications of Induction Heating, Elements of Induction Heating: Design, Control, and Applications, By S. Zinn, S. L. Semiatin, ASM International, 1988, p 281–313, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.eihdca.t65220281
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