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Title: System for adjusting the equilibrium temperature of an inductively-heated susceptor

Abstract

A system for inductively heating a workpiece may include an induction coil, at least one susceptor face sheet, and a current controller coupled. The induction coil may be configured to conduct an alternating current and generate a magnetic field in response to the alternating current. The susceptor face sheet may be configured to have a workpiece positioned therewith. The susceptor face sheet may be formed of a ferromagnetic alloy having a Curie temperature and being inductively heatable to an equilibrium temperature approaching the Curie temperature in response to the magnetic field. The current controller may be coupled to the induction coil and may be configured to adjust the alternating current in a manner causing a change in at least one heating parameter of the susceptor face sheet.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600144
Patent Number(s):
10442120
Application Number:
14/599,475
Assignee:
The Boeing Company (Chicago, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29C - SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05B - ELECTRIC HEATING
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-08GO18135
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 01/17/2015
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Matsen, Marc R., Negley, Mark A., and Geren, William Preston. System for adjusting the equilibrium temperature of an inductively-heated susceptor. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Matsen, Marc R., Negley, Mark A., & Geren, William Preston. System for adjusting the equilibrium temperature of an inductively-heated susceptor. United States.
Matsen, Marc R., Negley, Mark A., and Geren, William Preston. Tue . "System for adjusting the equilibrium temperature of an inductively-heated susceptor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600144.
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