Latest News and Information from Ambrell Induction Heating Solutions

Latest News and Information from Ambrell Induction Heating Solutions

The New Ambrell EKOHEAT 2

Ambrell has engineered their new EKOHEAT 2 product line to better solve process heating challenges through an innovative, industry-leading internal control and power delivery system. Building upon the evolution of their exclusive VPA Technology™, these enhancements boost process accuracy, reduce system cooling requirements, and support work with a new control panel, diagnostics, and guides.

Check Out the Video: Why Induction Is A Green Technology

Induction heating neither consumes fossil fuels nor produces hazardous emissions or carbon dioxide (CO2). This video explains why induction heating qualifies as a green technology.

10 Advantages of Induction Heating

In the ever-changing world of manufacturing, efficiency, precision, and sustainability remain critical. As a result, induction heating continues to gain popularity throughout industry. But what exactly makes this technology so advantageous? The following article explores the top 10 reasons induction heating could benefit manufacturing processes.

An Application Note About Shrink Fitting

This application aims to shrink fit (press fit) a steel sleeve. As a diversified equipment manufacturer, the client wants to replace an oven with induction heating. They cite reduced heating time and saved floor space as their primary reasons for making the switch.

An Application Note About Wire Coating Removal

A client, who had been using resistance heating for a copper wire coating removal application, wanted to explore whether induction could deliver faster and more consistent results. To investigate this possibility, the client sent wire samples with a polyamide coating to THE LAB at Ambrell, taking advantage of their complimentary applications testing service.

Upcoming PRO Skills Webinars

Ambrell invites visitors to explore their PRO Skills Webinar page to discover upcoming webinars. Furthermore, they offer on-demand sessions upon request at any time, including recent webinars conducted in Spanish and Italian.

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Industrial Flow Meters: An Overview

Industrial Flow Meters: An Overview

In various industrial applications, accurate flow measurement is crucial for process control, efficiency, and safety. This article briefly describes eleven common types of industrial flow meters.

1. Coriolis Flow Meters: These meters measure mass flow directly by analyzing the twisting motion of a vibrating tube caused by the Coriolis effect. They are highly accurate and can measure multiple properties such as density and temperature.

2. Magnetic Flow Meters: Also known as mag meters, these devices use Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction to measure the flow of conductive fluids. They are non-intrusive, have no moving parts, and provide high accuracy.

3. Mass Flow Meters: These meters directly measure the mass flow rate of gases or liquids. They use various technologies, such as thermal, Coriolis, or differential pressure, to determine the mass flow.

4. Ultrasonic Flow Meters: Using sound waves, these meters measure the velocity of a fluid by analyzing the time difference between ultrasonic pulses sent upstream and downstream. They are non-intrusive and suitable for clean liquids.

5. Open Channel Flow Meters: Designed for measuring flow in open channels, these meters use various methods like weirs, flumes, or ultrasonic level sensors to determine the flow rate based on the liquid level.

6. Positive Displacement Flow Meters: These meters measure flow by counting the number of times a known volume of fluid is displaced. They are highly accurate and suitable for viscous liquids and low flow rates.

7. Turbine Flow Meters: Consisting of a rotor that spins proportionally to the fluid velocity, turbine meters measure the flow rate by counting the rotations. They are compact and suitable for clean, low-viscosity fluids.

8. Variable Area Flow Meters: Also known as rotameters, these meters have a float that rises in a tapered tube proportionally to the flow rate. They are simple, cost-effective, and provide a visual indication of the flow.

9. Vortex Flow Meters: These meters rely on the von Karman effect, measuring the frequency of vortices shed by an obstruction in the flow. They are suitable for clean liquids, gases, and steam.

10. Differential Pressure Flow Meters: By measuring the pressure drop across a constriction in the flow, such as an orifice plate or Venturi tube, these meters determine the flow rate using Bernoulli's principle.

11. Thermal Flow Meters: These meters measure the mass flow of gases by analyzing the heat transfer between a heated sensor and the flowing gas. They are particularly suitable for low flow rates and high-purity gases.

Each type of flow meter has its advantages and limitations, making it essential to consider factors such as fluid properties, accuracy requirements, installation constraints, and cost when selecting the most appropriate meter for a specific application.

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Andruss-Peskin Statement on the End of Micro-Measurements Partnership: A New Chapter Begins

Andruss-Peskin Statement on the End of Micro-Measurements Partnership: A New Chapter Begins

At Andruss-Peskin Corporation (AP Corp.), we have always valued transparency and integrity in our communications with you, our esteemed customers. Today, we want to share a significant update concerning our product lineup and strategic focus.

Recently, Andruss-Peskin experienced an unexpected change in our business relationship with Micro-Measurements. As of Feb 17, we will no longer represent Micro-Measurements or their product range. This development was unforeseen and came as a total surprise to our team. We understand this may also come as unexpected news to you, and want to express our sincere appreciation for your understanding as we navigate through this transition.

Andruss-Peskin has established itself as a nationally recognized authority in strain gage technology, building upon years of application expertise and a strong reputation for technical support. Our commitment to excellence and innovation remains unwavering. As we move forward, we are excited about the opportunity to explore and introduce newer, advanced technology products in the strain gage and related sectors. We will continue to offer high-quality, innovative solutions that meet your evolving needs.

As we embark on a new direction, our primary sentiment is a deep appreciation and respect for our longstanding partnership with Micro-Measurements. This rich history will fuel our future endeavors as we strive to continue delivering innovative and unique value to you. Our focus will shift towards leveraging our unique strengths and heritage to provide alternative solutions.

The Multifaceted Role of Industrial Sales Engineers

The Multifaceted Role of Industrial Sales Engineers

The role of an industrial sales engineer is pivotal in the modern industrial landscape, especially in the context of instrumentation used for measuring various parameters like weight, force, sound, color, pressure, size, and temperature. These professionals share their knowledge, expertise, and service and significantly contribute to the application, sales, and support of such instrumentation.

The Multifaceted Role of Industrial Sales Engineers

  • Technical Expertise: Industrial sales engineers uniquely blend technical knowledge and sales acumen. Their deep understanding of engineering principles allows them to understand complex instrumentation and its applications in various industrial settings.
  • Custom Solutions: Crucial in tailoring solutions to meet specific customer needs. For instance, in selecting the correct pressure measurement instrument for a particular industrial process, the sales engineer assesses factors like range, accuracy, and environmental conditions.
  • Product Demonstration and Education: These professionals are skilled in demonstrating the functionalities and advantages of instruments. Their ability to educate customers about the nuances of instruments like colorimeters or thermocouples is essential for successful sales.
  • Bridging Gaps: Industrial sales engineers act as a bridge between the manufacturing team and clients. They translate technical specifications into understandable terms for customers and client needs into feasible production goals for manufacturers.
  • After-Sales Support: Their role extends beyond sales. Providing technical support and troubleshooting post-purchase ensures customer satisfaction and fosters long-term relationships.

Their Impact on Industries

  • Quality Control: In industries where parameters like size, color, and weight are critical (e.g., pharmaceuticals, automotive), sales engineers assist in assuring the correct instruments are applied.
  • Safety and Compliance: In sectors like oil and gas, accurate pressure and temperature measurements are vital for safety and regulatory compliance. Sales engineers ensure that the instruments sold meet the required standards.
  • Innovation and Development: Their feedback from the field helps in innovating new instruments and improving existing ones, aligning with evolving industry requirements.
  • Operational Efficiency: By recommending the most suitable instruments, they help industries optimize processes, enhancing efficiency and reducing costs.

Challenges and Opportunities

The role of an industrial sales engineer is not without its challenges. They must constantly update their knowledge in a rapidly evolving technological landscape. However, this also presents opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.

Industrial sales engineers are crucial in instrumentation for measurement. Their expertise drives sales and ensures that industries have the right tools to measure and control critical parameters accurately. Their role is a testament to the intersection of technical know-how and customer-centric service, proving indispensable in the industrial world.

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AP Corp. Voices Support for Israeli Friends & Colleagues

AP Corp. Voices Support for Israeli Friends & Colleagues

AP Corp. stands in solidarity with our friends and colleagues in Israel during these challenging times. We're relieved to inform you that the Vishay Precision Group factory remains unaffected by the ongoing conflict. Their business operations continue as usual, and we commit to promptly updating you on any changes. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected.