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Radio frequency (RF) welding

is the most efficient way of joining PVC and urethane. American Pacific Plastic Fabricators (APPF) is one of the leaders in this industry that provides radio frequency welding services using innovative solutions and cutting-edge technology since 1987 in Southern California.

How does RF work?

Radio-frequency welding, also known as dielectric welding and high-frequency welding, is a plastic welding process that utilizes a high-frequency signal passed through a vacuum tube to fuse PVC or Urethane materials together. This is often referred to as melting, but this is achieved at a molecular level. Heat is a byproduct of this process. The electrical current is applied to the material after the machine head is lowered, and air pressure is applied to hold the material in place. The clamping force is maintained until the joint solidifies. Advantages of this process are fast cycle times (on the order of a few seconds), automation, repeatability, and good weld appearance. Polyester, nylon, urethane, and materials coated with PVC or Urethane are examples of materials that can typically be RF welded. Other materials that can be fused include double and triple laminates, webbing that can be welded using RF technology.

Who Uses RF Welding?

High-frequency welding machines, are frequently used by manufacturers and fabricators in a variety of industries, including medical, military, agricultural, automotive, aerospace, packaging, entertainment, and consumer goods. These devices are used to combine different types of plastics, forming strong and long-lasting bindings. They are also used in applications like constructing seals, manufacturing inflatables, and fabricating intricate pieces. Because of their versatility, RF welding machines are a popular choice among those looking for a quick and dependable plastic joining procedure.

Where Is RF Welding Used?

RF welding is altering the way plastic components are welded together in everything from military equipment to medical gadgets. This cutting-edge technology gives manufacturers quick and dependable options for producing robust and long-lasting plastic bonding. It is utilized in a wide range of industries, including automotive, military, packaging, aerospace, agriculture, entertainment, and consumer goods. The ability of RF welding to create high-quality joints in a range of plastics has made it an essential tool for businesses looking to advance their products.

Why Choose Radio Frequency Welding?

Compared to other plastic joining techniques, RF welding has a lot of benefits. RF welding offers producers a reliable and lasting way of making strong, durable plastic parts that are also efficient and affordable. It is a great option for a variety of applications in numerous industries due to its adaptability in dealing with a variety of polymers and its capacity to generate high-quality welded joints. This is a wise investment for companies wishing to advance their products, RF welding enables manufacturers to produce items that are accurate, consistent, and long-lasting.

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Contact APPF and let us free you of any hassles and give you exactly what you are looking for!

Want to learn more about some of our equipment?  Click below to check out our 135 foot long Forsstrom Track Welder!

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