Infrared Heat ToolSingle-element bench unit with solid-state controls is designed for shrinking long lengths of heat-shrink tubing and other materials on cable assemblies and wire harnesses. Glo-Ring may be fitted with 0.5, 1, 2 or 3" dia. gold-plated plug-in quartz elements that radiate focused infrared heat on the work piece at temperatures up to 1,500°F (815°C).
Eraser Co. Inc., www.eraser.com
Process Air, Gas HeatersFor direct-fired gas heating applications, process air and gas heaters provide high temperatures without air preheat in a packaged design. The heaters are available in sizes to 25 million BTU/hr for applications such as air separation, fuel gas heating and other vapor-phase direct heating processes.
GTS Energy Inc., www.gtsenergy.com
Infrared HeatersSpecialty heater designs provide unique heating solutions. Among the heaters manufactured are a double-sided heater for plastic joining and a quartz face heater for a CVD application.
Solar Products Inc., www.solarproducts.com
Carbon EmitterCombining medium-wave infrared radiation with fast heatup and cool-down times, high speed carbon emitter can be used in systems without requiring retraction mechanisms, which are used to prevent thermal damage during line stoppages. Carbon Twin uses the Twin Tube profile and can provide up to 150 kW/m2.
Heraeus Amersil, www.heraeus-amersil.com
Infrared Online HeaterDesigned to be implemented into existing processes, online heater can be used in preheating, drying, curing, stress relieving, tempering and annealing applications. Offered in several heat zone size, power size and temperature ranges, air- and water-cooled versions are available.
Infrared Technologies LLC, www.infraredheating.com
Tank HeaterLow sheath temperature, pipe-insert style heater is designed to heat most temperature-sensitive materials without burning, coking, discoloring or degrading the product. Lo-Density utilizes a dry well of 3" schedule 40 pipe as the heater sheath with replaceable internal elements.
Process Heating Co. Inc., www.processheating.com
Electric Heating ProductsA range of application needs can be met with electric heating products. Designs include duct, process air, unit, circulation, immersion and compressor heaters as well as complete heat transfer systems, tubular elements and pipeline heating. The products cover an array of process applications over several industries.
Electrically Heated HoseFor transferring nonexplosive fluid and gaseous materials, electrically heated hose has a wire-wound Teflon hose core reinforced with a stainless steel braid. The wire is insulated and vulcanized to the hose core to minimizes heat loss. Series 2000 also incorporates a solid-state temperature control to regulate hose temperature.
Slautterback Corp., www.slautterback.com
Immersion HeaterDesigned for both watertight and hazardous location applications, process immersion heater can incorporate an adjustable thermostat that controls temperatures from 70 to 210°F (21 to 99°C). The heater is appropriate for heating water, cooking oil, acid, alkalis, anti-freeze, lube oil and process fluids. Kim Hotstart Mfg. Co., www.kimhotstart.com
Gas-Fired Infrared Die HeaterInfrared heater can be fired with liquid propane or natural gas. The portable in-machine die heater provides 100,000 BTU/hr and is simple to use, saving heating time and decreasing operational costs. Engineered systems also are available.
Enerco/Mr. Heater, www.enerco.com
Heater RackNickel-chrome heating elements radiate heat at low watt density from the Folded and Formed Rack. Within an aluminized or alloy steel frame, the ribbon elements, supported by high grade ceramics, provide heat at temperatures to 750, 1,350 or 1,850°F (399, 732 or 1,010°C).
Trent Inc., www.trentheat.com
High Watt Density HeaterAble to handle high process temperatures, miniature 0125" dia. high watt density heater is appropriate for limited space uses. The heater has swaged construction to maximize heat transfer.
Hotwatt Inc., www.hotwatt.com
Over-the-Side HeaterFor heating clear, opaque or hard-to-heat liquids in containers such as tanks and drums, Model TLH has capacities from 8 to 120 kW and lengths from 21 to 124". Incoloy heating elements resist corrosion in applications such as vegetable oils, cleaning and soap solutions, and raw crude. Welded heating elements, sealed terminals and welded spacers are standard.
Gaumer Process Heaters, www.gaumer.com
Hot Air GeneratorAirtorch can be used for drying, sealing, curing, die or nozzle heating, and brazing applications. A BPAN controller monitors temperature, which can be set or cycled. It can be used to heat air, nitrogen or argon gas to temperatures in excess of 2,000°F (1,093°C).
MHI Inc., www.mhi-inc.com
Circulation HeaterWith field-adjustable power levels between 0.5 and 40 kW, versaTherm is a functional replacement for older heaters in clean water or oil heating applications. The 2.5" screw plug heater has a compact housing and multiple mounting arrangements. It has an integral Type J thermocouple for process loop or overtemperature control.
Chromalox, Emerson Electric Co., www.chromalox.com
Hot Air SystemsA range of heaters from 800 W to 39 kW can be used for curing, drying, heating, packaging, molding and soldering, among other applications. The units provide temperatures from ambient to 1,650°F (899°C). Controllers, computer interface units and accessories also are offered.
Malcom Co. Inc., www.malcom.com
Mica Strip HeaterMade of a nickel-chrome ribbon-type resistance wire wound uniformly around a core, insulated by mica and encased in rust-resistant steel, the mica heater can operate at temperatures to 750°F (399°C). Special sheath materials provide a maximum sheath temperature of 1,000°F (538°C).
Glenn Electric Heater Corp., www.glennhtr.com
Split-Sheath Cartridge HeaterWatt-Flex is warranted to be removable from bores and sleeves. A split-sheath design prevents warping by allowing each half of the heater to expand and contract independently when energized and de-energized. Continuous coil construction provides a uniform temperature profile along the length of the heater sheath.
Dalton Electric Heating Co. Inc., www.daltonelectric.com
Silicone Rubber HeaterRugged and resistant to moisture and chemicals, silicone rubber heater is thin and flexible to allow it to be used flat or wrapped around curved and irregular shapes. With a maximum operating temperature of 450°F (232°C), heater can incorporate thermostats and sensors into its design.
Technical Heaters Inc./
Strip HeatersHeating elements are custom designed to OEM specifications. Engineers and manufacturing experts are available to help create heating products that function effectively yet help control and reduce costs.
Tubular HeaterDesigned to rapidly supply heat directly to air, metals and liquids, tubular and finned tubular heaters are offered in ten standard diameters for use in drying, annealing and curing operations. Sheath material options include copper, stainless steel and Incoloy.
Heatrex Inc., www.heatrex.com
Helical Coil HeaterWith outputs ranging from 0.7 to 30 million BTU/hr, helical coil heater heats thermal fluid, which then can be used to heat other equipment used for processing. Offered in horizontal and vertical configurations, 12 models are available. The heater has an optional manifold that enables the heater to operate with multiple thermal fluid circuits.
Aluminum HeaterIn the design of UltrAluminum, resistive coil heating elements are embedded into a dielectric material that is adhered to an open channel aluminum extrusion. The design provides a higher allowable watt density capability and improved temperature distribution across the heater width.
Omega Heater Co., www.omegaheater.com
Tubular Radiant HeaterUniversal mounting clamps on its housing allows Universal 2000 to be dropped into existing systems. The element is a high temperature Incoloy 840 sheath with mica-insulated #10 nickel-plated flat screw terminals. The aluminum extrusion alloy housing has external slots and circular grooves to accommodate heat shield placement or connection between units.
Tempco Electric Heater, www.tempco-electric.com
Ceramic HeaterWith a noncorrosive ceramic surface, infrared heater can be supplied with individual cast-in, fast response thermocouples or replaceable thermocouples. A range of shapes and sizes are possible, and the heater can be configured for specific application needs.
Infrared Internationale, www.infraredheaters.com
Round Flange HeaterWith all-Inconel construction, round flange heater is designed for high temperature heating at high pressures such as that which occurs in platformer or process chlorination and regeneration gas heating systems. The unit has a maximum operating sheath temperature of 1,300°F (704°C). Its standoff design minimizes temperatures inside the thermal box.
Wellman Thermal Systems, www.wellmanthermal.com
Open Coil Electric Air HeaterCustom-designed open coil electric heater can be used with electric fans and blowers for rapid heating and cooling, drying and testing electronic chips and equipment incubation. Most designs are provided with thermofuses, thermostats and high temperature coil tethering.
Reheat Co. Inc., www.reheat.com/~reheatco
Subminiature Temperature- Controlled HeaterDesigned to operate from unregulated DC power supplies of 5 to 50 V, subminiature temperature-controlled heater can provide up to 40 W of heating power. An optional AC heater operating on 115 or 240 VAC and providing up to 80 W of heating power also can be supplied.
Dawn Electronics Inc., www.dawnelectronics.com
Hot Air ToolSuited for continuous use, double-insulated Type 3000 has an electronically adjustable temperature ranging from ambient to 650°F (343°C). The space-efficient tool has a built-in regulator that can steplessly vary air volume. The high temperature heating element is electronically protected in case of an interruption of the air supply.
Hapco Inc., www.hapcoinc.com
Drum Heater with Spill PanTo replace homemade hot rooms and band heaters, Sahara Hot Box heats eight 55-gal drums. The unit uses steam up to 200 psig and can reach temperatures to 300°F (149°C). Features include carbon steel walls and ceiling and a stainless steel pan to contain corrosive material that may leak from a drum.
Benko Products Inc., www.benkoproducts.com
Lightweight HeaterCapable of transferring heat over a wide temperature range, Flexfoil provides fast warmup and good surface conformance. It can be designed in any size, shape or wattage from Kaptan, silicone rubber, Mylar or Neoprene. Other features include low outgassing, tear resistance and dimensional stability.
Translogic Inc., www.translogicinc.com
Butane-Powered Soldering Iron/Heat ToolA built-in self-igniting button ensures consistent ignition on the high capacity UltraTorch UT-300Si. With adjustable temperature and high performance solder tip that can reach 932°F (500°C), the iron/heat tool also has a fuel reservoir window that indicates the level of butane remaining in the 3 hr tank.
Master Appliance Corp., www.masterappliance.com
Inline Process Air HeatersThe welded construction and sealed power termination of Inline 050 and Inline 075 allow for operating conditions up to 110 psi. Designed to provide heated air or gas at temperatures up to 1,400°F (760°C), the heaters can be mounted horizontally or vertically.
Farnam Custom Products, www.farnam-custom.com
Quartz Heating TubesIQH powers up as quickly as halogen and concentrates its output in the short-to-medium range, with little energy wasted as visible light. The reflectorized heater includes an integral gold coating to provide directional heat.
Quartz Tubing Inc.
Custom Surface HeaterSurface heater can be flexible enough to wrap around an object or rigid enough to stand with minimal support. Attached to the product using pressure-sensitive, silicone or epoxy adhesives, the heater also can be mechanically mounted with clamping plates, stud mounts, band straps, eyelets and screws, hooks or laces.
Thermal Circuits Inc., www.thermalcircuits.com
Infrared Heating ModuleDesigned to provide rapid delivery of high density heat energy, ModuleIR can be configured specifically to the application. Possible uses include curing extruded plastic or rubber products, drying coatings on web-based surfaces, curing coatings on wire or cable, preheating plastic injection molds, and heating large, irregularly shaped target areas.
Research Inc., www.irheaters.com
Process Air HeaterElectrical air heater can be used for spot and inline air heating. It is offered with quick heat, low heat, maximum temperature and maximum flow designs. Male or female NPT threads are provided, or it can be customized to suit a specific application.
Hyndman Industrial Products Inc., www.hyndmanheatingelements.com
Electric Air HeaterSuited for plastics bonding, soldering and process air heating operations, electric air heater can attain temperatures to 1,500°F (815°C). The compact unit's outer shell can range from a space-efficient single-pass quartz to a triple-pass stainless steel heat exchanger. Open coil elements for convection heating applications can be custom designed.
Heating ElementsO Model employs a heavy-duty design constructed with 20 gauge rust-resistant aluminized steel. Heating elements are wired directly into high temperature porcelain terminal blocks, eliminating the need for interwiring. The heating element is offered in sizes from 12 x 12" up to 12 x 60" in 12" increments.
Intek Corp., www.intekcorp.com