MXS - Gain and Gate Specialty Heater

The Caloritech™ MXS Gain and Gate Guide Heaters are specifically designed to prevent ice build-up on sluice gate guides or bodies. The heater is usually installed in a vertical well or duct of round or square cross section having a round nozzle at the top for fastening. Heating elements are silver brazed into a water tight terminal housing having recessed base for mounting. Unlike open wire heaters with ceramic supports, MXS heaters can be coiled to a six foot diameter to facilitate shipping and handling.


  • Hermetically sealed heating elements
  • Available in single or dual wattages
  • Can be coiled to a six foot diameter to facilitate shipping and handling


Hermetically sealed heating elements prevent moisture ingression over prolonged periods of non-service
Available in single or dual wattages; wattage may range from 6 W to 18 W per lineal inch, depending on conditions; for extra long heaters, utilize 480V or 600V to ensure that the heater can be built
Box dimensions range from 5" x 3" (127 mm to 76 mm) to 5" x 4.13" (127 mm to 105 mm)
Maximum box diameter ranges from 3.63" to 4.88" (92 mm to 124 mm)