Choosing The Right Tubular Heating Elements

Tubular heaters provide exceptional heat transfer via conduction, convection and radiation, however, there are several options available to you at Under Control Instruments Ltd, so how can you know which one is the most suited to your heating needs?


A tubular heater is extremely versatile. Here at Under Control, we have a wide range for you to choose from, offering suitability for almost any industrial application. The tubular incoloy straight rod heating elements are easily formed into shape, this is what makes them so favourable for different industries.

The formed tubular heaters are ideal for their versatile properties too – they are available in a variety of shapes and sizes and suit your specific needs and requirements.


We have heating elements available in stainless steel, copper, titanium, low carbon steel and incoloy. Each has the ability to heat up the air, only their efficiencies vary. The immersion heaters here at Under Control are extremely efficient, having been designed to heat liquids and are designed for heavy duty applications.

The straight rod heating elements are made from incoloy, making them useful for both wet and dry applications within industries.


Our tubular heaters are all low cost, making ideal replacement parts for repairs. The tubular heaters with thermostats, like our straight rod heating elements, are ideal for keeping energy usage to a minimum. In their application, they’re cheap to operate and eco-friendly – so feel free to speak to one of the experts today- call us on 0845 688 7122.


One of the tubular heaters from Under Control has a switch. The heater can be switched off when it’s not required, allowing you to save money on your electricity bill and to reduce the amount of energy you use.

In addition to this, our tubular heaters can prevent damp and are much cleaner than other heating elements. If you require a tubular heater with thermostat, look no further than Under Control, as you could benefit from our straight rod heating elements!

Immersion heaters.

These are used for heating liquids. If you need to transfer heat within liquids quickly, an immersion heater is ideal! All heat is transferred to the medium and can be adapted to suit the tank size. We suggest these for heavy duty applications but they can also be used industrially and commercially.


Every industry is different, hence why Under Control provides a complete range of tubular heaters. Our products are available in various sizes, offering a perfect fit for your specific application.

The straight rod heaters are available in lengths from 508mm to 3048mm and with this, they have unique voltage capabilities. While our immersion heaters are available in a wide range of depths, starting at 220mm up to 425mm and all can be tailored to your specific application requirements!

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