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AlphaForm is a Fast and Easy to Apply, Induction Magnetic Flux Concentrator Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm high and low frequency, soft, moldable magnetic field concentrators can be used with any copper coil for quick, efficient results.

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Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm is a Hand Moldable Induction Heating Concentrator • AlphaForm is a hand moldable concentrator • AlphaForm can conform to tube style coils • AlphaForm can be used with almost any induction coil geometry • AlphaForm can be hand ground for a more precise shape • AlphaForm can work with any induction frequency • AlphaForm that is not used is not wasted and can be stored again • AlphaForm is great for induction process development • AlphaForm can give better heat pattern and control • AlphaForm can reduce heat time and energy used by 20 – 50%

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AlphaForm Moldable Induction Concentrator AlphaForm comes in a container about 5.5” X 5.0” X 3/8” and is easy to work with.

Although AlphaForm has a long shelf life, it will be even longer if it is kept cool or even frozen until needed. Fluxtrol.com

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How to Attach AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator to Induction Heating Coils

Warm the AlphaForm to room temperature and cut off the amount needed. To more easily mold AlphaForm place it in an oven or use a heat gun, not to exceed 140 F as curing may begin. Fluxtrol.com

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Recommended Tools to Attach AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator to Induction Coils

We recommend using gasline Teflon tape and heavy duty aluminum foil, 0.024 millimeters (0.9 mils) Fluxtrol.com

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Place a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil along the working edge of the coil. This will provide a flat surface to form the AlphaForm against. Avoid using standard aluminum foil as it may be difficult to remove after curing.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Warm the AlphaForm to room temperature and cut or tear off the amount needed.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Press the AlphaForm onto the desired areas of the induction coil.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Place a heavy duty aluminum foil along the working edge of the induction coil to create a flat surface to help shape the AlphaForm.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Add layers of AlphaForm to the induction coil as needed.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Unused AlphaForm can be returned to the container, so there is no waste.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Wrap Teflon tape around the AlphaForm to hold it tight against the coil. If not held in place, AlphaForm may shift slightly during curing.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator To cure the AlphaForm, place coil in an oven at 250째F (120째C) for one hour. Then increase the temperature to 375째F (190째C) for an additional hour.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator After curing, remove the Teflon tape from the AlphaForm.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator

After the Teflon tape, remove all the aluminum foil.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator No machining is necessary, but you can grind it to assist in creating the shape you need.

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Extra or Left Over AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator Can Be Stored Again

AlphaForm has a long shelf life, it will be even longer if it is kept cool or even frozen until needed. Fluxtrol.com

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Induction Hairpin Coil AlphaForm Heating Comparison Right, a 3/16” hairpin induction coil without AlphaForm after 20 seconds of heating

Right, a 3/16” hairpin induction coil with AlphaForm after 20 seconds of heating

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator for Tubing Coils Efficiency

Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm soft, moldable magnetic flux concentrators can be used with any copper tubing for quick improvements. Fluxtrol.com

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AlphaForm for Induction Process Development • • •

Apply AlphaForm to the induction coil Test your specific heating application If it yields good results, cure it in an oven to permanently attach the AlphaForm to the induction coil.

It can be added to improve a coil and easily removed after testing. Fluxtrol.com

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AlphaForm Formable Concentrator on Induction Pancake Style Coil AlphaForm can conform to almost any coil geometry

AlphaForm can reduce heat time and energy by 20 - 50%, with better heat pattern and control Fluxtrol.com

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AlphaForm Induction Concentrator Induction heating comparison of a bare induction pancake coil and the same coil and power with the application of AlphaForm, after 18 seconds of heating.

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AlphaForm, Soft, Moldable Induction Magnetic Flux Concentrator for Multi-turn I.D. Coils Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm High and Low Frequency, Soft, Moldable Magnetic Field Concentrators Can be Used with Difficult Induction Coil Geometries and Can be Pressed Into Tight Spaces.

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AlphaForm, Doesn’t Need an Insulating Material Between the Induction Coil Turns Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm is a soft, moldable magnetic field concentrator that doesn’t need an insulating material between the coil turns in most applications. Fluxtrol.com

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AlphaForm is Perfect for Small Induction Tubing A cut through a multi-turn 3/16”, I. D. induction tubing coil reveals that Fluxtrol’s AlphaForm, bonds completely with the coil without gaps or separation.

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AlphaForm Moldable Magnetic Flux Concentrator

To the left, a bare 3/16� multi-turn I.D. induction coil without AlphaForm and to the right the same induction coil with AlphaForm

Both coils below with the same power & 6 seconds of induction heating

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Transverse Flux Induction Tubing Coil With AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator

An induction “earmuff” brazing coil without and with AlphaForm hand moldable flux concentrator Fluxtrol.com

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Transverse Flux Induction Tubing Coil With AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator An induction coil without & with AlphaForm hand moldable concentrator after 18 seconds of heating with the same kW’s.

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AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator With and Without Property Comparison Coil Style

AlphaForm

Power (kW)

Frequency (kHz)

Time (s)

Pancake

No

10

240

37

Yes

10

222

17

No

13

272

22

Yes

13

259

10

No

10

335

22

Yes

10

267

6

No

10

221

23

Yes

10

186

16

Hairpin

ID

Earmuff, or Transverse Flux

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Properties of AlphaForm Hand Moldable Induction Flux Concentrator

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