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World of Induction


There are many factors that influence the success of development projects, the ability to find the best suppliers in global procurement and the availability of technologically leading production partners. In the "World of Induction", KUK reports on current trends in the production of winding goods and electronics. There are also tips to help developers and buyers in their daily work.


Micro coil core materials: from amorphous to neodymium

Today, we're going to delve into the captivating world of micro coil core materials. Gaining an understanding of the various options available can truly enhance your coil-building journey. So, come along as we embark on an exploration of the realms of amorphous, nano-crystalline, and neodymium core materials, unveiling their distinctive characteristics in the process.

Misconceptions about the fill factor of electric coils

In the realm of electric coils, there exists a common misconception among engineers regarding the fill factor. This misconception often leads to misunderstandings about the overall efficiency and performance of these coils. It is imperative to address these misconceptions and shed light on the true implications of the fill factor.

Benefits of 3D printing in electric coil prototyping

Coil prototyping has come a long way since its inception, and 3D printing technology has played a significant role in its evolution. The benefits of using 3D printing in coil prototyping are numerous, from faster prototyping to increased design flexibility. This technology has also paved the way for the development of new materials and applications in various industries, such as automotive and ...

Coil development for and with the customer

Coil development is an important process that requires careful planning to achieve the desired performance and reliability. During the feasibility phase, experienced coil manufacturers understand the challenges that may arise. The cooperation with a customer-specific coil manufacturer during the feasibility phase and for sampling is of great importance.

Self-supported coils: Facts about coils made of selfbonding wire

Self-supported coils are coils made of wire that is coated with a thermoplastic layer - the bonding varnish. The term selfbonding enamel wire already indicates it: This wire is bonded during the winding process to give the coil the necessary stability without any other aids, especially in the case of air coils. The use of selfbonding wire can offer advantages over a bobbin coil in some cases, ...

As an automation engineer I have found my dream job

Gabriel Scheifele is one of the KUK engineers who has moved his workplace to the new Technology Centre in Appenzell (Switzerland). What the automation engineer appreciates about his work - designing machines - is the great variety, the high level of responsibility and the short decision-making processes.

Insulation layer on magnet wires: A common stumbling block for engineers

In coil production, the insulation of the wire has an influence on a wide variety of product properties such as application range, service life, costs or coil design. Wire insulation also has an effect on various factors during coil manufacturing, such as scrap or further processing. This article summarises the essential facts about wire insulation - and its effect on coil design - for engineers.