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Band Heaters
  • High temperature oxidation resistant mental sheath.
  • Highest grade mica insulation provides excellent electrical insulation at high temperatures and is resistant to moisture.
  • Clamping band is low thermal expansion stainless construction designed to maintain clamping pressure at elevated temperatures.
Band Heaters
  • Nickle/Chromium resistance wire evenly wound for uniform heat distribution and reliable accuracy.
  • Standard 10" fiberglass leadwires are UL rated and provide protection up to 850 degrees F.
  • Approximately 1/8" thick.
  • Large Stock inventory available for same day shipping.
Fiberglass Lead Terminations
Type L1
Type L2 Type L3 Type L4 Type L5 Type L6
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• Leads exiting both sides of gap are standard unless other wise specified

• High temperature fiberglass leads are rated to 850 degrees F.

•Standard lead length is 10"

• Lead wires exiting 180 degrees from gap are common on nozzle heater applications.

• 1.5" of
sleeve protection is standard on lead exits.

•Leads exiting straight out the side are available on any construction.

• Leads exit through a brasses eyelet.

• Leads may exit at right angle out of cap from any position on the heater.

• 1.5" of sleeve protection is standard.

• Lead wires on one side of gap are available on amy construction.

• Common exit for small band heaters.

• Standard gap is .300"

• Stainless steel spring provides extra support, protecting leads from sharp bends.

Stainless Steel Braid Terminations
Type B1
Type B2 Type B3 Type B4 Type B5 Type B6

• Stainless Steel braid exiting both sides of gap.

• Leads are 2" longer than S/S braid.

•Stainless Steel braid offers both flexibility and abrasion protection.

• Stainless Steel braid exiting 180 degrees from gap.

• Stainless Steel braid straight out side.

• Leads exit sheath through brass eyelet.

• Stainless Steel braid with right angle exit through gap.

• Stainless Steel braid out same side of gap.

• Standard gap is .300"

• Stainless Steel braid with spring guard.

Stainless Steel Conduit
Post Terminations
Type C3
Type C4 Type N1 Type N2 Type N3 Type N4

• Flexible Stainless Steel Conduit offers utmost lead abrasion protection.

• Leads are 2" longer than conduit.

• S/S Conduit is sometimes referred to as armor cable or hose.

• Flexible Stainless Steel Conduit exiting through right angle cap.

• Post Terminal Vertical position.

• This is standard position for heaters 2" wide and greater.

• #10-32 screw thread.

• Post Terminals each side of gap.

• This is standard position for nozzle heaters and band heaters less than 2" wide.

• #10-32 screw thread.

• Post terminals Parallel position.

• #10-32 screw thread.

• Button terminals may be ordered in same position as N1. N2, or N3.

Clamping Variations
Welded on Barrel Nut Wedge Flange
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• Low thermal expansion alloy strap to tighten around whole circumference of the heater, allowing maximum contact between heater and working surface.

• 5/8" strap on heaters greater than 1.5" wide.

• 1/2" strap on heaters less than 1.5" wide.

• Standard gap .300"

• Welded on barrel nuts are optional on any screw or lead termination.

• Excellent clamping option for heaters with holes or cutouts.

• No strap to loosen or adjust.

• Standard barrel nuts are 3/8" diameter and use a 10-24 socket head cap screw.

• 5/8" clearance required.

• Wedge mount is ideal for low profile clearance, and when access is limited.

• 1/8" clearance required.

• Min. I.D. 1".

• Min. width 1"

• Flange lock up is best for heaters with multiple holes or cut outs.

•1/2" clearance required.

• Min. I.D. 1".

• Min. width 1".

Band Heater Special Construction
Two Piece
Terminal Box Holes Euro Plug Type B5 Box
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• Two piece construction is available for easy installation and removal

• Please specify total wattage when ordering.

• Min. I.D. 3".

• Terminal boxes are excellent for preventing electrical shock or electrical shorts.

•Terminal boxes are available on any clamping or construction style.

• 1.5" wide x 2.5" long x 1.87" deep.

• Band heaters can be manufactured with custom holes or slots for thermocouples or special mounting needs.

•Please supply drawing or sketch for exact hole locations.

• Specify location in terms of degrees and size of hole.

• Minimum of 1/2" is required from the hole to the edge of the heater.

• European type plugs are available upon request.

• 1" x 1.75" x 1".

• Expandable Mica Heaters allow you to open the heaters to the diameters of the barrel for easy installation.

• Min I.D. 3".

• Heaters should be opened all the way one time.

• Box or rectangular heaters are efficient for heating dies on plastic extruders.

• They can be manufactured in one or two piece construction.

• Please supply detailed drawings or sample part when ordering or for quoting.

Special Construction Options

• Three phase construction for high wattage heaters.

• Dual voltage wiring allowing the heater to run on either voltage at the same wattage is available on any clamping or termination design.

• Ground lead or terminal is available on any design.

• Ceramic terminal covers.

• Internal Type J or Type K thermocouples are available for close temperature monitoring.

• Box and irregular shaped heaters can be designed to your specifications. Please supply drawing on all special orders.

• Bayonet fitting for thermocouples.

Band Heater Ordering Tips

When ordering please specify:

• Quantity
• Inside Diameter
• Volts/Watts
• Termination Type
• Desired clamping
• Part number if known previously ordered.
• Construction variations e.g. wedge lock, flange, two piece, expandable, etc.
• Special holes or cut outs. Please provide drawing of hole location.
• Specify total wattage on 2-piece construction.

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