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Old 10-13-2012, 06:48 PM   #1
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Default Induction heat unit in the shop

Has anyone used induction heat for removing stuck-on stuff on the car? Could it really heat up frozen nuts/bolts without using a torch? I think it's about $350 or so.

http://www.theinductor.com/
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:35 PM   #2
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Default Re: Induction heat unit in the shop

they get pretty good reviews here, and elswhere.

i dont see why it wouldnt work, the principle is pretty well known.

here are a few discussions on the matter...

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/s...ghlight=ductor

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/s...ghlight=ductor

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/s...ght=miniductor

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Old 10-13-2012, 07:53 PM   #3
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Default Re: Induction heat unit in the shop

They work great! Saved my bacon a bunch of times when i was doing alignments.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:53 PM   #4
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...here are a few discussions on the matter...
Cool, thanks. I figured the topic might have been around here before.
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