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Mica Strip Heaters

Mica insulated strip heaters are economical heat sources, suitable for providing heat to flat surfaces. The sheath temperature is limited to 900°F. Maximum allowable watt densities with respect to application temperatures are shown in the diagram. However, 20 Watts/in² is a safe value.

In order to avoid thermal expansion issues that detach mica strip heaters from the surfaces that they are applied to, strip heaters can be made to include several mounting holes or pressure plates that provide rigidity and improve heat transfer uniformity as well.

Mica insulated strip heaters are available in many electrical termination styles, and within certain design limitations can accommodate holes and cut-outs.

  • PACKAGING AND SEALING MACHINES
  • FOOD TABLES AND WARMING EQUIPMENT
  • PLASTIC EXTRUDERS
  • BLOW-MOLDING MACHINES
  • OVENS, HOT PLATES, INCUBATORS
  • OTHER PROCESS APPLICATIONS

GM Style


SS armor leads exiting 90° with copper elbow

Stainless Steel Armor leads exiting 90 degrees with copper elbow

E Style


SS braided leads with strain relief

Stainless steel braided leads with strain relief

H Style


SS armor leads exiting straight

Stainless steel armor leads exiting straight

K Style European plugs


European plugs eliminate all possible exposure to live connectors. They facilitate quick replacement.

European plugs

G Style Terminal boxes


Terminal boxes eliminate the risk of electrical shock and electrical short by enclosing the terminal in a heavy duty stainless steel box. Prewired boxes are available with armor or SS braided leads.

Terminal boxes with stainless steel or armored leads