Immersion Heaters by Type
Electric Immersion Heaters consist of tubular heating elements immersed into the fluid. Immersion heaters are very efficient and cost effective since all energy that is generated is dissipated directly into the medium which is being heated. Electric Immersion Heaters are used to heat fluids such as water, oil, and chemical solutions, electro-plating and salt solutions. Since some of these fluids can be quit chemically aggressive, the sheath material needs to be carefully chosen. The most common sheath materials are stainless steel 304, 316, Titanium and quartz. Besides choosing the correct sheath material, vicious chemicals may also require to lower the watts per square inch (WSI) on the heating element. Our immersion heaters have wattage outputs of 5 - 65 watts per square inch (WSI); our application engineers can help you determine the correct WSI for your application.
Electric immersion heaters are connected to a temperature control box with an electro-mechanical relay or a SCR.
We strongly recommend the use of level controls and over-temperature sensors; especially for Teflon coated heaters and quartz heaters.