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Ceramic Heating Elements

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A ceramic heater has heating elements that come into direct or near-direct contact with the area or substance that it heats. Ceramic heating elements can be used in products that melt, cook, dry, warm, seal and reform substances. Many commercial and consumer products also contain ceramic heating elements, such as hair dryers, space heaters, toasters and irons. Read More…

Ceramic Heating Elements Ceramic heating elements are heat generation utilities that are composed of ceramic materials like silicon carbide. They are used in low and high-temperature ovens and furnaces as well as in several other applications.
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Danvers, MA  |  978-777-0070

Hotwatt manufactures a complete line of heating elements for a wide range of uses. We offer a broad product line from electric to cartridge and countless other systems as well. For those difficult applications, custom products are also available.

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Backer Hotwatt, Inc. $$$

Columbus, IN  |  812-372-0281

Ulanet™ has 78 years of engineering and manufacturing experience in the production of cartridge, hermetically sealed, miniature, capsule, industrial thermostats, thermal time delay relays, immersion heaters, and numerous other heating elements.

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Toronto, ON  |  800-265-9699

ASB has more than 25 years of experience in the manufacturing of heating elements and replacement electric heating elements for furnaces used in the thermal processing industries. These elements include silicone carbide, ceramic and edge wound ribbon, plus more.

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Havertown, PA  |  800-437-4328

At Power Modules, we offer a variety of process heating products, including heating elements, controllers, heat sensors, radiant arrays, high-temperature wire and other accessories. Our heating elements include tubular heating elements, cartridge heating elements and flexible heating elements.

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Power Modules Inc. $$$

Lewistown, MT  |  406-538-7411

Hi-Heat designs heating elements that are either wire-wound or etched foil. Our products are Silicone Rubber, Polyester Film, Kapton® Polyimide, High Temperature, Mica, Ceramic and Enclosures Heaters. We manufacture drop-in subassemblies with sensors, thermostats, fuses, cords and plugs.

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Hi-Heat Industries, Inc. $$$
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An example of such a heater would be a heater used to keep food products warm. The heating element directly warms the substance rather than indirectly via fans or ductwork. In some cases, ceramic heating elements can be used in immersion heaters. An immersion heater involves heating elements that can be immersed in a liquid; the heating element then heats the surrounding material directly.

Ceramic heating elements are capable of generating high, evenly distributed heat. They are considered by many professionals to be superior to wire heating elements because of their higher heat generation capacity and the evenness with which they are capable of distributing heat. They also tend to last longer than wire heating elements and are less prone to causing fires.

Ceramic heating elements are such effective heaters because of their high electrical resistance. The extent to which a heating element is electrically resistive determines its heat generation capacity.

Ceramic heating elements are also more durable and longer lasting than other heat element varieties. Ceramic heating elements can be found in rectangular, square, flat, cylindrical, or partial cylinder shapes. In many cases, particularly in the case of very small heaters, a ceramic heating element may be no larger than a few short fibers. In other cases, as is the case with hair straightening irons, the heating elements can be long, flat plates.

The shape and size of a given ceramic heating element depends on the demands of its intended application. All heating elements should be chosen carefully based on the demands of their application in order to ensure safe and effective operation.

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