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Custom Band Heaters

Band Heaters are used in a variety of applications that require heating up a cylindrical object.  Each Band Heater type has its advantages and certain limitations based on heating, insulation, location accuracy and variables around the application.  HC Thermal can measure your pipe, machine or specific product needs and discuss the best option for maximizing heat transfer and energy efficiency.  

Common applications include:

  • Autoclaves & Sterilizers
  • Blow Molding Machines (Barrels & Heads)
  • Blown Film Dies
  • Drum Heating
  • Extrusion Die
  • Fluidized Beds
  • Food & Candy Extruders
  • Food Service Warming Pots
  • Holding Tanks
  • Hot Runner Molding Bushings
  • Metallurgical Analyzation Equipment
  • Testing Stations
  • Oil Reclamation Systems
  • Plastic Extruders
  • Plastic Injection Molding Machines
  • Pulp & Paper Processing Equipment
  • Vending Machines
  • Deep Well Test Stands

Band Heater Types & Specifications

Mineral Insulated:

Sizes: 1”-25” (Diameter)

Multiple Voltages / Wattages / Widths and lead configurations available for quick delivery

Advantages:  

  • Long Lasting
  • Best Heat transfer
  • Insulated on one side for maximum energy efficiency
  • Highest Watt density available (150W/in2)

 

Mica: 

Sizes: 3”-86” (Diameter) 

Multiple Voltages / Wattages / Widths and lead configurations available for quick delivery

Advantages:

  • Cost effective
  • Customization options with holes and multi-piece construction

Nozzle Heaters:

Sizes: 7/8”-3” (Diameter) 

Multiple Voltages / Wattages / Widths and lead configurations available for quick delivery

Advantages:

  • Cost effective
  • Easily replaceable
  • Critical need stock available

 

Ceramic Knuckle Band:

Sizes: 1”-16” (Diameter) 

Multiple Voltages / Wattages / Widths and lead configurations available for quick delivery

Advantages:

  • Long heater life
  • Flexible construction
  • Higher Operating Temperatures

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