41658Re: [hobbicast] Re: First attempt at induction heating
- Jan 31, 2012Fantastic information, thanks!
You mentioned your website. I'm not familiar with it, can you post a link?
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:28 PM, tmoranwms <tmoranwms@...> wrote:
> The usual computer supply uses a "half bridge" circuit, which allows it to
> recirculate energy through the transformer.
> When you have a coil tightly coupled to the workpiece, like a coil wrapped
> around a soup can, relatively little energy has to be recirculated for the
> amount of heating you'll get. As a bonus, the soup can is thin steel, so it
> heats up very quickly.
> What you won't be able to do is heating from any kind of distance -- with
> even a small gap between can and coil, the physical space inbetween is
> filled with extra magnetic field, which
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