Answers required for correct Cartridge Heater selection

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? (watt density)
  • Any vibration or jerks? (watt density selection)
  • Ambient temperature and humidity? (insulation and sealing type)
  • Required to be hot at specific positions? (heat zoning)
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