What is Watt Density?

Watt Density is one of the most critical factors affecting element life and is a useful measure when considering the different types of heating elements. But what is it exactly and how do you calculate it? It is the heat flux emanating from each square inch of the effective heating area (heating surface) of the element. […]

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Using Limit Devices for Temperature Control

Both high and low temperature limits can be managed with limit devices.  Why, how and where limit devices can be crucial to maintain plant profitability and safety of both plant and workforce are the focus of paper by West Control Solutions. The guide is intended for industries using industrial ovens and furnaces, laboratory and testing equipment, […]

Bore Heaters

AccuTherm offers custom design units to be used to supplement other heating systems. 1. Seamless Incoloy® 840 sheath material. 2. High purity MgO Powder, compacted to provide maximum heat conductivity and optimum dielectric strength. 3. Type ‘A’ 80/20 resistance wire sized to provide the lowest wire watt density for maximum life. Precision wound to provide […]

What You Need to Know About Electrical Heating Control and Monitoring

How to heat only what is needed to a specific temperature and maintain that temperature. Heating derived from electrical sources is used extensively in industrial processes for thousands of widely varying applications. They include: Heating water or other liquids for cleaning parts or to transfer the heat to other environments. Increasing the temperature of metal […]

Electric Tank Heaters

Usage Electric Tank Heaters are used to accurately control liquid and gas temperatures in a variety of applications. These include storage tanks, railroad tank cars, and smaller tanks and basins. Our heaters can be used to change and/or maintain liquid or gas temperatures from -300°F to 1000°F. At AccuTherm, we consider ourselves application experts in […]

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