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Record 27 of 6037
Flexible Heating Head
Author and Affiliation:
Fox, Robert L.(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Johnson, Samuel D.(NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Coultrip, Robert H.(Inductron Corp.)
Phillips, W. Morris(Inductron Corp.)
Abstract: United States Air Force is investigating method of repairing aircraft by use of adhesive bonding with induction heating to cure adhesive. Fast-acting and reliable induction heating device that is lightweight, portable, and easy to use needed for such applications. Newly developed flexible heating head lightweight and conforms to complex, curved surfaces. Incorporates principles and circuitry of toroid joining gun described in "Toroid Joining Gun for Fittings and Couplings" (LAR-14278). Concentrates heat in local area through induction heating. Flexible heating head contains tank circuit, connected via cable to source of power.
Publication Date: Apr 01, 1994
Document ID:
19940000225
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 94B10225
Subject Category: FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number: LAR-14418
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 18; 4; P. 74
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Langley Research Center; Hampton, VA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: ADHESIVE BONDING; BONDING; HEATING; INDUCTION HEATING
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: No additional information available: For specific technical questions contact TU Officer at Center of origin.
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