Band Heaters (TB, BC Series) Band Heaters
TB Series (Calrod® type) Caloritech™ TB Band Heaters consist of two hairpin Calrod® heating elements held in place by a steel band and threaded swivel type clamping devices. The TBH type are 2" (51 mm) wide and are used on standard pipe sizes from 3" to 10". The TBW type are 5" (127 mm) wide and are used on standard pipe sizes from 6" to 16". Other widths available on special order. BC Series Caloritech™ BC Band Heaters consist of two semicircular aluminized strip heaters with a spring at the terminal end to keep the heater halves in contact with the barrel and to compensate for thermal expansion. The other end is fastened by a captive chrome plated allen screw for ease of installation. The BC heater is 1 ½" (38 mm) wide and is available in diameters ranging from 5" (127 mm) to 20" (508 mm).