Chromalox, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of electric heat and control products, has standardized the design for a new line of ANSI flange and circulation heaters to meet all major global certifications. Standardization eliminates the need for global organizations to deploy different designs in different parts of the world.

The flange and circulation heaters can be mounted in pipes or vessels to heat liquids and gases efficiently and precisely in a range of process applications, including those found in the petrochemical, oil and gas, alternative fuels, and bio-pharmaceuticals industries. Chromalox also redesigned the heating element layout, bussing and housing on the heaters to achieve more even heat distribution, better fluid flow and easier installation and service, according to the company.

"Our products have achieved more certifications than any other line of heaters, so it was a natural progression for us to move to global standardization," says Scott Dysert, Chromalox CEO.