Immersion heaters, as the name implies is a kind of heater that is immersed into the medium to be heated. Types of electric immersion heaters vary with their installation postures. They can be installed in a threaded, flanged or over-the-side position.
The food industry mainly uses immersion heaters for high pressure gaseous and fluid heating systems. From hot water storage tanks to preheating food processing equipments. Some of the common applications of immersion heaters in food industry are:
With a wide range of immersion heaters, one must have good knowledge about technical and engineering aspects of immersion heating systems for selecting the right heater. Following are some of the considerations that you must keep in mind when choosing an immersion heater for industrial use:
Following are some of the factors that directly influence the heating capacity and performance of the immersion heater:
Ilan Toledano is the Vice President of Marketing and Sales, North America, at Wattco, Quebec, Canada, a maker of electric heating elements and controls. To learn more from Wattco, call (800) 492-8826 or visit www.wattco.com.
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