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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).

Features

  • Other wattages, diameters and widths are available on special order
  • Available with optional terminal housings

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Specifications

Typically used on extruder barrels, kettles, pipes, nozzles and other cylinders
Provide highly concentrated heat
Lightweight and portable - easy to install and remove
Multiple band heaters can be mounted side by side to increase heating capacity
Can be wrapped in insulation to improve efficiency
Available in a range of wattages, from 300W to 4500W
Available in standard voltages from 120V to 240V
Other wattages and diameters available on special order. Check factory.
Terminal housings available on special order. Check factory.