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Finned Ceramic Strip Heaters

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Finned strip heaters are perfect for air heating, air ovens, load banks, and still or moving air. Aluminum fins offer maximum radiating surface area for a maximum heat transfer to your application. Stainless fins are available for corrosive environments. Orders of finned strip heaters receive quantity discounts, which are applied in the shopping cart. If you don't see what you need, aren't sure what you need, or have any questions regarding these heaters, please send us an e-mail, fill out a contact form, or give us a call at (866) 685-4443, and we'll help you out. If you're looking for non-finned Ceramic Strip Heaters, you can find them here.

Construction

  1. Seamless stainless steel sheath
  2. Post terminals
  3. Ceramic element support
  4. Wire situated close to outside surface allows maximum heat transfer and minimum internal temperature while maintaining dielectric qualities
  5. Magnesium oxide packaging
  6. Aluminum fins offer maximum radiating surface and provide for rapid heat transfer to surrounding medium. Stainless steel fins available for corrosive environments; aluminum fins are standard.
Table for maximum power density in various air conditions
Type of Air ft/min °F Max. W/in²
Still
Still
Still


Up to 300
300-600
300-600
20
16
10
Moving
Moving
Moving
600
600
600
Up to 200
200–400
400–600
40
30
20
Moving
Moving
Moving
1200
1200
1200
Up to 200
200–400
400–600
50
35
25
Formula for determination of power density

Power density in W/in² = total unit wattage3 • finned length in inches

How to order

After determining the required wattage and the line voltage available, determine the physical space available for heaters as well as the number of heaters required. Stock list heaters are below to choose from with these specifications in mind.

Finned strip heaters usually ship within 3 to 4 days after an order is placed.

Support documents

Ceramic Insulated Finned Strip Heater Specification Sheet