Mica Band Heaters

Argus Heating design and manufacture mica band heaters and distribute the Tempco range of mica band heaters throughout Australasia. These are competitively priced, high-quality brands available ex-stock or custom manufactured.

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

Features

  • ‍Performs well at high operating temperatures (up to 480ºC).
  • Wide watt-density range available 10-50W/in2 (1.5-7.5W/cm2), size and operating temperature dependent.
  • One and two-piece bands available for easy installation and long operational life.
  • Large range of internal diameter sizes from 1”-12” (25-300mm).
  • 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

  • Plastic injection moulding
  • Blow moulding machines
  • Hot runner moulds
  • Extrusion dies
  • Drum heating
  • Vending machines
  • Pulp & paper processing
  • Food and candy extruders
  • Autoclaves & sterilizers
Mica band heaters provide a reliable and efficient heat source for applications involving temperatures up to 480ºC and can be designed to suit your application.