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Induction Heat Below the Surface: USS Pampanito

Thursday June 13, 2019

Submarines and torpedoes have been used in warfare since World War I. Unfortunately, it wasn’t until late 1943 that the U.S. Navy built a reliable torpedo. In early WWII, the Mark 14 was the torpedo of choice; however, it had fatal errors that made its impact highly uncertain – it wouldn’t always explode on impact. […]

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Mini-Ductor Fixed Ops Cover Story: ‘This is the single best tool I’ve ever used’

Thursday January 17, 2019

We’re proud to have made the cover of Fixed Ops, which is a bimonthly magazine from Automotive News focused exclusively on the parts, service and collision departments of new-car dealerships. Here’s an excerpt of the article: Name of tool: Mini-Ductor II and Mini-Ductor Venom What it does: Safely loosens rusted nuts and bolts How it […]

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How to Extend Bearing Buddy Coil Life

Tuesday December 19, 2017

While mechanics, bodyshops, truck technicians, and farmers love their Mini-Ductor® Venom® and Mini-Ductor II induction heating tools, their safety and effectiveness are dependent on the state of the pre-formed coils used with them. The Inductor® coils are vital accessories for technicians and we’re often asked by customers for tips and advice on how to extend […]

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See How Induction Heating Solves Repair Problems & Pays for Itself at SEMA 2017

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Visit us in booth #11009 in the Collision Section at SEMA 2017 to see how we solve a wide variety of automotive repair issues with induction heating equipment that pays for itself in less than a year (often in 3-6 months). Repair issues include releasing seized/corroded parts, repair dents and removing glass without having to […]

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When to Replace Mini-Ductor Induction Heating Coils

Monday April 17, 2017

While mechanics and body shop owners love their Mini-Ductor® Venom and Mini-Ductor II, the effectiveness of these portable induction heaters – and safety – are contingent on the state of the coils used with them. Many don’t realize that these coils need to be replaced over time, but how do you know when to do […]

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How to Remove Recessed Lug Nuts with Induction Heat

Monday November 28, 2016

Do you need to remove recessed lug nuts that you can’t remove with a lug wrench and breaker bar? Until now, mechanics and others have had to turn to the torch or freezing these lug nuts and breaking them with a hammer and chisel – risking damage to the wheel stud, rim and the wheel […]

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Resellers: What You Should Know about the Mini-Ductor Venom Induction Heater Tool

Sunday October 9, 2016

What Is Venom & Why Is It So Popular? Riding the success of the market leading Mini-Ductor® portal induction heating tool series, the innovative new Mini-Ductor Venom™ features several innovations for mechanics: Angled, lightweight ergonomic design Convenient Coil Twist Lock™ (no thumb screws) LED usage indicator Fault override delay Thermal cooling enhancements All of the […]

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New Induction Heating Tool Makes Tricky Mobile Repairs Easier

Friday September 11, 2015

Time spent outside of fully equipped workshops is often a challenge to engineers/technicians and is often fraught with issues such as safety (example roadside breakdown). Also, the range of tools in a repairer’s vehicle can limit mobile repair capability. Reducing precious time used when struggling to free off components in this environment is paramount, so […]

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Induction Innovations, Inc.

U.S. patents: 6670590 and 6563096 apply to all products; D707,804 and D728,086 apply to handheld, inline induction heaters; patent pending for the Mini-Ductor 12V (MD-500)
European Patent Office (EPO): patent 002076372-0001 applies to all handheld, inline induction heaters; patent pending for the Mini-Ductor 220V (MD-800) and Mini-Ductor 12V (MD-500)
Australia patent: 343968 applies to all handheld, inline induction heaters

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