Mica Band Heaters

Mica band heaters provide a reliable and efficient heat source for applications involving temperatures up to 480 ºC. Argus Heating can design a mica band heater to suit your application.

Features and benefits

  • Performs well at high operating temperatures (up to 480 ºC).
  • Rugged construction which performs well under tough conditions.
  • One and two-piece bands available for easy installation and long operational life.
  • Wide selection of termination and clamping arrangements available.

Construction

  • Nickel-chrome resistance wire wound around mica insulation.
  • Built-in full width stainless steel band with screw clamp as standard (spring loaded or latch and trunnion clamping available on larger sizes).
  • Rust resistant steel sheath as standard, stainless steel or aluminium sheath available.
  • Stainless steel screw terminals or pre-wired with fibreglass sleeve, braided leads or armoured leads or IEC quick disconnect socket.Built-in Type K thermocouples available on request.
  • Custom design band heaters available on request.

Applications

Typically used for:

  • Economical source of heat for plastic industry heaters such as injection and blow molding, as well as plastic extrusion.
  • Constant and accurate heat for drum heating.
  • High temperatures for autoclaves and sterilisers.
  • Accurate heat for food industry production.
Mica band heaters provide a reliable and efficient heat source for applications involving temperatures up to 480 ºC and can be designed to suit your application.