Radiators are subject to harsh conditions; they have to endure incredible heat, harsh vibration, corrosion, and pressure from thermal expansion. Thankfully, ADRAD's ADFUSE welded core is up to the task. It's the result of extensive research and testing, and we've been blown away by the results.
The ADFUSE welded cores we use at Coxons deliver improved cooling and reliability. Compared to other solutions, they're more efficient, longer lasting, better at cooling, and is more suited to both prolonged use and harsh conditions.
Coxons Group Australia is the biggest and best team of cooling component specialists on Australia's east coast. We always implement the right services and products for a job, and service a variety of different brands.
How is ADFUSE different to a conventional, soldered radiator?
For most industrial radiators, the core is formed by soldering tubes and headers together. That sort of method will hold up for a time, and is a good process for normal applications. But soldered joints are more likely to fail if the radiator has been subject to high stress and extreme heat. Wear and tear can come from:
- High levels of vibration
- Thermal expansion
- Increased pressure
That's when the benefits of an ADFUSE welded radiator core really manifest themselves. The bonds are far stronger, so the core can better handle intense work. When confronted with heavy duty water and oil cooling applications, ADFUSE will last far longer than the solely soldered alternative.
Maximum strength ADFUSE welded core
A radiator core is made up of many small tubes. On an industrial radiator, there can be more than 500 of them. With so many components, a radiator is an intricate piece of machinery. Because the tubes need to be welded at both ends, each industrial radiator needs as many as 1000 individual welds. Each of these welds is subject to extreme conditions over the life of the radiator.
With ADFUSE, the tube is welded to the header plate with an especially strong connection. Using a computer-controlled robot, each weld is accurate to within less than 0.1 of a millimetre. With superior strength and precision, the ADFUSE has the toughness to last longer and perform better.
Use ADFUSE and Ultra-T for a double upgrade
The ADFUSE core is a great upgrade to radiator technology, but the innovation doesn't stop there. It can also be combined with other improvements in the field, for a double upgrade.
For example, the Ultra-T is a radiator designed for high performance in heavy duty conditions. It has been designed to increase the number of tubes that can be packed into a small space. The compact design facilitates better cooling, because there are more tubes over the surface area.
The superior cooling of the Ultra-T close tube rows, when combined with the increased durability of the ADFUSE welded radiator core, results in a cooling system that has better efficiency, power, strength and longevity.
Choose Coxons for a radiator overhaul
If you're thinking about making the transition to ADRAD radiators, get in touch with Coxons. No other workshop on the east coast can match us for expertise and commitment to quality. We stock hundreds of automotive radiators, and on the off chance that we don't have exactly what you're looking for, we can promptly get you the parts you need.