Infrared Radiant Heaters

Wattco Infrared radiant heaters are economic, efficient, and clean. Infrared heaters are designed for comfort heating applications that require radiant heat in indoor, outdoor, and exposed areas through direct infrared heat transfer. These industrial heaters are often used in large areas such as arenas, sawmills, ice rinks, gymnasiums, auditoriums, racetracks, parking garages, aircraft hangars and other large areas that require radiant heating. Infrared industrial heating products use tubular heaters that reach high temperatures and radiate sufficient heat from overhead. Infrared heater elements are also used in the food industry to maintain food at target temperatures for periods of time. Infrared heaters come in many different lengths and sizes and are an excellent choice for outdoor applications. Waterproof housing is available to help protect terminals from humidity and moisture penetration and, are used in conjunction with digital or mechanical control panels. Wattco infrared heaters use high-grade stainless steel throughout along with protective wiring to help maintain lifelong usage.
The installation of an infrared heater is simple and in the event that tubular elements need to be replaced, they are available at economically feasible prices.
Infrared radiant heaters are among the most useful and high intensity heaters that are normally used for different heavy duty projects where high temperature is necessary. These heaters are easy to clean, cost effective and efficient in their respective jobs in process heating. They are designed to work for larger areas and every single place that needs radiant heating.
Infrared electric heating elements are either equipped with quartz elements or tubular elements to enable companies to derive benefits in the way they want. Since they are manufactured to provide high temperature, numerous industries have realized their effectiveness and are now using them to improve the quality of their services. Some industries that have incorporated their benefits are:
  • Medical
  • Automotive
  • Mining/Oil/Gas
  • Construction/Manufacturing
  • Thermoforming

Medical

Infrared heaters are commonly used in this field. Hospitals, clinics and medical institutions implement its effectiveness in separating platelets from the blood. Some manufacturers transform these heaters to compliment the needs of the sauna cabin industry. Because of their infrared heating, medical experts have declared them useful in neutralizing viruses and bugs (the modified technique of cleaning incubators hygienically- which was previously done by placing incubators in the sunshine).

Automotive

Infrared radiant heaters have influenced auto manufacturers to realize their benefits in the automotive panel manufacturing projects. Since the workable manufacturing areas was recessed and tight to work within, industrial heating solution manufacturers tried to simplify the problems in using adhesive materials. They designed a form of infrared radiant heating that is capable of drying and annealing two parts together in a shorter time period.

Mining/Oil/Gas

The mining, oil and gas industries have found the best ways to increase their productivity and allowed companies to enhance the quality of products they are manufacturing. They can now combine infrared and microwave heat to clean the oil laced sand from the crude oil tanks.

Construction/Manufacturing

Infrared radiant heaters can be used for creating construction materials that require demanding environments involving extreme temperatures and processing plants. They are helpful in binding different materials together so that something new and worth using can be created, which can satisfy both domestic and industrial needs.

Packaging

Infrared electrical heating elements are used to improve thermoforming efficiency to help companies accomplish numerous objectives. Manufacturers normally create complete systems having maximum control according to the market demands. They have incorporated different mechanisms that are capable of implementing infrared furnace and thermoforming techniques in several packaging tasks. The companies can save up to 40 percent of energy with these heaters and can achieve payback for retrofitting in six months.

Thermoforming

The plastic thermoforming industry is another place where, infrared radiant heaters are frequently used due to their ability of maximizing quality and efficiency of the companies. The heaters are known to reduce average expenses on thermoforming, thus affecting the profit margin of users up to 40 percent. They can also enhance the effectiveness of fixed capital assets as compared to spending millions on their replacement.
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  • Singular tubular element

    The mineral insulated alloy sheath heating element prevents splashing and vibration and provides a longer service life than other source types

  • Double tubular element

    Two series wired heating elements in reflection

  • Hairpin tubular element

    Comes with moisture resistant terminal housing if required

  • Quartz tubing

    Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures

  • Double quartz tube elements

    Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures

  • Quartz lamp element

    Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures

TERMINAL HOUSINGS
Infrared heater with double element
Infrared heater with double element weatherproof terminal box
Infrared heater with protective cage
Infrared heater with single elenebt no bracket

 

APPLICATION CONSTRUCTION TYPE FEATURES

Conveyorised or batch type ovens

Drying

Curing

Single tubular element (Type 1)

The mineral insulated alloy sheath heating

element prevents splashing and vibration

and provides a longer service life than other

source types.

De-greasing, Weld preheating, Roll heating,

Drying, Sterilization

Double tubular element

(Type 2)

Two series wired heating elements in

reflectors

Outdoor installations

Wash-down exposed areas

Hairpin tubular element with

moisture resistant terminal housing

(Type 3)

N/A

Industrial applications with medium

intensity infrared heat:

Paint spray, Booths, Curing, Drying

Softening resins, Vinyl and Plastics

Quartz tube (Type 4)

 

Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures

High intensity heat applications

Double quartz tube elements

(Type 5)

Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures 

High intensity radiation, on/off heating:

Baking, Drying, Curing

(paint, varnishes, lacquers, adhesives,

softening plastics, food processing)

Quartz lamp element (Type 6)

Horizontal mounting for tube fixtures

 

KEY FEATURES 

• High operating temperatures;
• Quick heat-up and cool-down;
• Metal sheathed fixtures
• Quartz tube elements
• Quartz lamp elements
• Incoloy
• Stainless steel emitter strip
• Special sizes, wattages, and materials available upon request; 
• Custom-designed to meet the requirements of your application.

Benefits
• Versatile
• Corrosion and oxidation resistant
• Easy to maintain
• Easy to install
• Durable
• Compatible with local power supplies
• Built for safety
• Maximal dielectric strength and heat transfer
• Minimal heat loss
• Clean heat
• Easy service
• Minimal downtime

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