Heating elements


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? […]


Can #cartridge #heaters be used to heat air?

Tweet # Cartridge heaters are not suitable for heating air as they are generally high powered heating elements that are use to transferring their heat to other metal bodies such as mould tools and heat presses. If the cartridge heater is left to heat up on its own in open […]

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Differences between #ceramicheaters and #quartzheaters

Tweet # A lot of people ask us this question “which one we would recommend for my application”. The main choices are below… Ceramic heaters emit infrared from the far-wave of the visable spectrum whist quartz heaters emit infrared from the medium wave visable spectrum. Quartz heaters They heat up […]

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What are the common causes of #industrial-heater failure?

Tweet # Liquid Contamination is the most common cause of cartridge heater failure. This is caused by the likes of moisture, hydraulic oils, and melted plastic that are seen on failed heaters. Other causes are lead abrasion and movement, inadequate heat-sink, high operating temperatures (inadequate temperature control). Share This: Tweet #


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What are the common causes of #HeaterFailure?

Tweet # Liquid Contamination is the most common cause of cartridge heater failure. This is caused by the likes of moisture, hydraulic oils, and melted plastic that are seen on failed heaters. Other causes are lead abrasion and movement, inadequate heatsink, high operating temperatures (inadequate temperature control). If you are not sure which heater to use please give us a call […]