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4/15/2015

Immersion Heaters Operate at Safer Temperatures

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These heaters will not overheat or burn out when operated in low-liquid-level conditions or when covered by buildup.

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Process Technology’s SmartOne immersion heaters are said to offer greater safety and reliability than traditional immersion heaters. These heaters will not overheat or burn out when operated in low-liquid-level conditions or when covered by buildup because they use positive temperature coefficient (PTC) chips as the heat source as opposed to resistance wire. The self-limiting nature of these chips means that the heaters do not reach surface temperatures hot enough to ignite plastic tanks or piping. These immersion heaters are available in stainless steel and titanium sheaths, operating at supply voltages ranging from 120 to 480 V, single or three phase.

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