Over the Side Heaters are a popular industrial heating product for economic and practical uses. Using a water-resistant terminal housing, these industrial heaters come in many shapes and sizes to fit within your tank dimensions and specifications. Wattco over the side immersion heaters are custom designed with multiple tubular elements and a thermowell to hold your temperature probe. Shaped to fit within your standard (or non-standard tank) the economic feasibility can meet the budget of any project manager. The mobility of these heaters to be able to be used in more than one container allow it to be the choice of many project managers. Wattco uses high quality stainless steel and other exotic alloys to meet the requirements of any application. Together with a digital control panel, this heater becomes the perfect solution to heating large containers with no access to the liquid except from the top. Brackets are used to support the heater onto the wall of the tank and cold sections are carefully calculated to prevent over heating when water or liquid levels drop below certain levels as a result of evaporation or drainage. Using high quality alloys, Wattco over the side heaters are strong enough to physically withstand many harsh environments both indoors and outdoors. Commonly used in petroleum and chemical industries it is an exceptional choice for projects with limited budgets.
Over the side immersion heaters are specifically designed such that they can be installed in the upper portion of tanks. The substance to be heated is either below the industrial tank heater or onto one side, hence the name. The main advantages of this approach are that ample space is left in the tank for other operations to take place and the heater can easily be removed when the required temperature is achieved within the substance. The heating element of an over the side process heater is usually made from steel, copper, cast alloy and titanium. A coating of fluoropolymer or quartz can be provided for protection.
There are several applications in which over the side heaters can be used such as heating oils of varying viscosities, degreasing solutions, heat transfer oils and caustic solutions.
Get a quote on an over the side heater today. Wattco also manufactures other popular industrial heating solutions such as infrared heaters, pipe heaters and circulation heaters. Click here to view all of our products
Nipple Terminal Box
Standard size 1-inch conduit openings
0.315”, 0.375”, 0.430”, 0.475” diameter elements available
Stainless steel for stainless steel riser
Incoloy® for stainless steel riser
Steel for steel riser
Special sizes, wattage are available upon request.
CSA and UL approved
Why is Mineral Oil Used in Thermal Heaters?
Thermal heaters, also known as thermal fluid heaters, employ the use of a thermal liquid such as wat...
What to Use When Heating Wax
Situation A popular chemical compound that often requires heating is wax, which is an organic compou...
What is Passivation? Why do We Need to Passivate Flanged Heaters?
Most of the parts of flanged heaters are made of stainless steel—an alloy that is mainl...
What is a Digital Controller?
Control panels are essential elements of any electrical device. Control panels are especially i...
Vegetable Oil Heating
Food Industries and Vegetable Oil Viscosity In Cleveland Ohio, a large food manufacturer called WATT...
Heating Alternatives: Waste Water Immersion Heaters
An immersion heater is a device that heats fluids that are present in a container. Immersion heate...
Bitumen Recovery For about forty years now, electrical heaters have been used in the petroleum indus...
How to Use Immersion Heaters for Chemical Processing
Immersion heaters are available in a wide variety to compliment the need of chemical processes used ...
Electric Infrared Heaters
There are many different uses and applications for electric heating elements in various processing a...
What are Immersion Heaters?
Immersion heaters are commonly installed inside industrial processing equipments such as liquid tank...
Wattco’s Guide to Industrial Heaters for the Chemical Industry
In the 21st century we have our ability to control heat to thank for much of the technology which im...
Freeze Protection and what you need to know
Freeze Protection: With many weather conditions being unpredictable year after year, many companies ...
The Use of Immersion Heaters in the Nuclear Power Industry
The nuclear power industry serves to provide heat and electricity to consumers by harnessing the hea...
Wattco Immersion Heaters: A Guide
Immersion Heaters Immersion heaters are some of Wattco’s most popular products. They are one of th...
Temperature and Power Controls for Industrial Electric Heating
A control system is an essential part of every industrial heating system. Whereas some applications ...