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1. (WO2010120836) BRAZING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR USING INDUCTION HEATING

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/120836    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/030968
Publication Date: Fri Oct 22 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 15 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: B23K 1/002
B23K 3/047
B23K 1/18
F16C 33/26
H05B 6/02
B23K 13/01
Applicants: US SYNTHETIC CORPORATION
PETERSON, S. Barrett
SEXTON, Timothy N.
SIMONS, Curtis M.
CAMPBELL, Troy C.
Inventors: PETERSON, S. Barrett
SEXTON, Timothy N.
SIMONS, Curtis M.
CAMPBELL, Troy C.
Title: BRAZING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR USING INDUCTION HEATING
Abstract:
A heating apparatus (20) for induction heating is disclosed. The heating apparatus may comprise a bearing ring (32), at least one bearing element (74) disposed in the bearing ring (32), and a braze material (80) adjacent to the at least one bearing element (74) and the bearing ring (32). The heating apparatus may additionally comprise an inductor (24) positioned radially adjacent to at least a portion of the bearing ring. A current source (22) may be electrically coupled to the inductor. A bearing orienting member (34) may also abut a surface of the at least one bearing element. The bearing orienting member (34) may orient a surface of the at least one bearing element. A heating method is also disclosed.