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The Importance of Selecting the Correct Size Strip Heaters   Recently updated !

Tweet # Strip heaters heat various materials by clamping or bolting onto their surfaces, and they are appropriate for conventional type heating. The strip design of the devices allows them to maximise surface area, thereby enhancing the heating process. Besides the mounting mechanism, the appliance contains a heating element and […]

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How Important is Choosing the Right Thermostat

Tweet # A thermostat is a vital component for anyone running a central heating and cooling system. This device allows you to control the temperature and humidity in a particular space. Whether it’s cooling or heating a home, thermostatic control makes it easy to create the ideal environment for maximum […]


The Beauty and Convenience of Infrared Heat Lamps

Tweet # What is an Infrared Lamp? An infrared lamp uses incandescent or halogen heating lamp bulbs to achieve very high temperatures and emit infrared rays for the primary purpose of heating. Infrared heat lamps have an advantage over conventional heating systems in that they are able to directly target […]


Why to Choose Under Control Instruments when Purchasing your Tubular Heater

Tweet # Under Control Instruments Under Control Instruments have been creating Catering Spares, IR Lamps, Industrial Heating Elements and Control Instruments of unrivalled quality for over ten years. With our multi-disciplined team of specialist engineers offering tailored solutions to your heat & control issues, Under Control Instruments have the vision, […]

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Answers required for correct Cartridge Heater selection

Tweet # When looking at selecting a cartridge heater, the following questions must be considered to ensure your cartridge heaters performance is optimized. Maximum temperature? (type of heater) Are they fitted into a moving tool? (lead selection) Termination option? (straight or right angle) Time required to get up to temperature? […]


Jacketed or non-jacketed catering heat lamps?

Tweet # There are many differences between jacketed and non-jacketed catering heat lamps and the wrong choice could cost you time and expense. UCI jacketed lamps are infrared heat lamps fitted with a outer quartz glass sleeve. Please bare in mind that a catering heat lamp is not! a halogen […]