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Extinguish the Flame

Induction Heating vs. The Torch

Extinguish the Flame

Oxy-acetylene gas torches are for cutting and welding. Induction heating is for removing seized nuts, bolts, other fasteners, bearings, and more. Here's why:

Point of Comparison
Induction Heating
The Torch
Personal Injury Risk
No risk of burns but keep away from metal plates implants
High risk of burning your hands and arms
Tool Damage Risk
None
High risk of breaking your torque bit or breaker bar
Collateral Damage Risk
None
High risk of burning adjacent plastic or metal parts
Property Damage Risk
None
Can ignite flammable material (particularly on farms)
Use on Aluminum
Can be used (very carefully)
None

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Induction Innovations, Inc.

U.S. patents: 10,349,470, 6670590 and 6563096 apply to all products; D841,788, D707,804 and D728,086 apply to handheld, inline induction heaters;
European Patent Office (EPO): patent 002076372-0001 applies to all handheld, inline induction heaters