Induction Process Engineering Center (IPEC)
Radyne Induction Process Engineering Center (IPEC) offers the expertise of engineers, metallurgists, scientists, and technicians who adapt Radyne Induction heating processes to achieve the challenges required from our customer needs and our customer supplied components.
With the assistance of IPEC’s talented team, our customers are able to validate the quality of the induction heat treatment of their components prior to the purchase of a Radyne induction heating system. The IPEC team works with clients to analyze their existing processes and results, to recommend high ROI (return on investment) improvements utilizing induction heating and to conduct induction heating process feasibility demonstration on customer supplied components.
IPEC is located in Radyne’s 40,000 + sq.ft. engineering and manufacturing facility, IPEC expertise includes super-computer analysis for robust finite element modeling (FEM) and reliable mathematical estimations, a leading metallurgical and induction heating laboratory, and an advanced induction tooling design center to deliver the precise results and quality that our customers expect. Radyne’s application engineers, materials scientists, metallurgists, technicians, machinists, and coil makers bring exceptional capabilities to confront the challenges of new process development.
We bring unmatched skills in the development of:
- Cutting Edge Inductor and Susceptor Designs
- Eco-Friendly, Ultra-High Efficiency, Green Inductor Design
- Vacuum and Controlled Atmosphere Induction Processes
- Development of Precise Induction Heating and Hardening profiles
- Advanced Thermal and Magnetic Modeling, Simulation and numerical predictions with Finite and Boundary Element Analysis
- Brazing and Soldering Techniques for a wide range of metals and hard to braze parts
Radyne is equipped with a fully radiometric thermal imager with visual and thermal composite image functionality. We perform prototype heat treatment on parts with over a dozen of our own processing machines, using machining & tooling that is similar or identical to those which are shipped to our customers for production.
- Hardness testers
- Metallography systems
- Image analyzers
- Scanning electron microscopes
- Carbon sulfur analyzers
- Specialized instruments
- Cut-off saws
- 12 induction heating machines
- Radiometric Thermal Imager
- Controlled Atmosphere and Vacuum Processing
Radyne and our partner Inductotherm Group companies bring together the world’s leading experts and researchers worldwide to solve the most challenging process problems for our customers. We have networked and video-conference connected laboratory facilities located domestically in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New York, and internationally in Ontario, Germany, Belgium, England, Scotland, France, India, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Korea, China, Brazil, Taiwan, Turkey, and Spain.
When you need the best, come to Radyne and the globally united Inductotherm Group of companies. Come to the team that is passionate about lean manufacturing processes, the innovative R&D group at Radyne and the Inductotherm Group.
Applications Engineering Consultation
As part of Radyne’s Induction Process Engineering Center, Radyne staffs a team of application engineers dedicated to designing a process that matches your specific application. For your specific needs, Radyne has made our team of experts available for independent consultation on your application. Leverage over 65 years of induction heating experience and innovation by consulting with our team of skilled applications engineers.
With specialists in wire, stainless steel, aluminum brazing, and shrink fitting, Radyne has the experience and manpower to tackle the most challenging heating profiles.
Inductor Design and Development
Successful induction heating largely depends on the design and quality of the inductor and quench head that will give the desired profile. As part of Radyne’s Induction Process Engineering Center, we offer inductor design and development services for custom inductors.
Our metallurgists are highly experienced and skilled practitioners who use state-of-the-art lab equipment to ensure quality craftsmanship at all levels of your product’s life cycle. Radyne’s experience in designing processes for achieving specific metallurgy in your part is a critical component of the Induction Process Engineering Center.
Radyne’s mathematics prowess results in advanced techniques for heat treating and modeling to ensure accurate, controlled case depth patterns for your parts, giving you the part properties you need to dominate in your market space. Radyne investigates your part and your requirements in the purchasing process to create a tailored process for maximum efficiency.
As part of Radyne’s Induction Process Engineering Center, Radyne staffs a team of application engineers dedicated to designing a process that matches your specific application. With specialists in all applications, Radyne has the experience for quality results.