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Industrial Applications for Your Immersion Heater

Posted by Sam Pelonis | Jul 21, 2021 4:18:25 PM | 0 Comments

kc-series-immersion-heaterImmersion heaters, also known as bayonet heaters, are electrically powered direct contact heating devices used to heat material inside a container. They are versatile, able to be used in a variety of applications and processes where the temperature of oils, solutions, heat transfer fluids, and other liquids must be regulated. Electric immersion heaters often replace other types of furnaces like fuel-based fluid heaters, reactors, infrared, microwave, and resistance heaters. Industrial immersion heaters play an important role in many sectors, from food and agriculture to chemical applications and more.

Applications of Immersion Heaters

Immersion heaters have many uses for both residential and industrial applications. They offer a more accurate, controllable heating method as well as enhanced heating efficiency, broad versatility, and low maintenance requirements. Household uses include electric water heaters, air conditioning, instant hot water taps, steam generators, reactors, and other corrosive or high-temperature applications. Industrial uses for immersion heaters are vast and varied, including:

  • Cement curing. Immersion heaters speed up the cement curing process with fast, consistent results.
  • Chemical industry. Electric immersion heaters are critical for keeping a stable temperature and preventing freezing of detergents, water, oils, and acidic or basic solutions.
  • Food processing. Ceramic immersion heaters are ideal for controlling moisture that leads to the growth of pathogens and bacteria that threaten the quality of food items. Immersion heaters can sterilize containers and heat liquids to meet government regulations and comply with quality standards required of food processing operations.
  • Laboratories. Immersion heaters are used in labs for sterilization, autoclaves, and pill drying.
  • Nuclear power. Nuclear power plants require pressurized water in reactors to produce steam. Immersion heaters accurately raise water temperatures to keep consistent pressure.
  • Oil and gas industry. Immersion heaters allow oil and petrochemical products to flow at cold temperatures by heating them without changing their underlying infrastructure.
  • Wastewater management. When temperatures get cold, immersion heaters ensure that water in reservoirs and pipes doesn't freeze to ensure water treatment doesn’t fail.

Immersion Heaters From Pelonis for a Wide Variety of Applications

Pelonis Technologies' ultra-high temperature ceramic immersion heaters provide more efficiency, durability, and flexibility compared to other heaters on the market. Improved efficiency translates to significant cost savings for your project. Our ceramic immersion heaters have a 98% higher thermal efficiency, meaning they can achieve higher temperatures with less voltage.

Key features of our immersion heaters include:

  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Durable and long-lasting
  • Greater heating efficiency for both gases and liquids
  • High thermal conductivity
  • Needs minimal repairs
  • Usable in air or water

Pelonis Technologies offers the highest quality products at competitive costs. Dependable, durable, long-lasting equipment like our immersion heaters saves time and money. Partnering with Pelonis provides an excellent return on investment.

Partnering with Pelonis Technologies

Pelonis Technologies' management team and engineers have over 25 years of experience in product development and manufacturing. We use innovative and flexible manufacturing techniques that allow us to scale production for everything from large-scale to small projects. Our facilities meet or exceed the industry standards such as ASA, ANSI, and MIL-STD, and our L-10 life testing procedures monitor product life.

Our team of experts is here to provide our customers with the services, solutions, or designs to meet their needs. We have the expertise to fully customize our blowers, fans, motors, and heaters to meet specific project needs under the most demanding industrial conditions. Our immersion heaters provide numerous benefits, including superior longevity with minimal maintenance. Contact Pelonis today for questions about our products, services, or processes.

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Custom DC Fans for the Medical Industry

Posted by Sam Pelonis | Jul 20, 2015 4:29:00 PM | 0 Comments

In the medical industry, heart monitors are commonly used in patient care. These precision devices are recognized for the notable benefits they provide.

The use of heart monitors enables healthcare practitioners to recognize heart irregularities a patient may have. With this constant monitoring, practitioners can quickly attend to any potentially life-threatening issues.

dc-fanPreventative medical care has become progressively more demanding, and as such, devices like heart monitors must provide higher levels of performance. Unfortunately, improving the performance of a medical device does not necessarily improve its reliability.

At Pelonis Technologies, we have manufactured heating and cooling custom solutions for many years—and these solutions are frequently used to deliver enhanced reliability to medical applications. The case study below documents our manufacturing of a DC brushless fan for use in the medical industry.

Problem:

A medical company came to Pelonis needing a specialized, high-efficiency DC fan. This fan was to be used to cool the system componentry of a heart monitor machine. In addition to providing adequate cooling, the fan needed a variable air flow speed and custom wire connections and labeling.

Solution:

Our engineering team designed an 80x80x15mm DC fan capable of operating at 48 volts. Along with the client’s distinct specifications, we utilized 2D CAD drawings to conceptualize the product.

The manufactured DC fan was tested meticulously for proper airflow, static pressure, speed, and power. Additionally, the DC fan passed dimensional and functionality inspections.

Result:

With a short turnaround of 12 weeks, Pelonis delivered the new fan directly to the client’s door. Our DC fan offered an exceptional air efficiency of 40.7 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a water pressure of 0.020 inches. The DC brushless fan was also fitted with Pulse Width Modulation to control the fan’s speed manually.

Heat management is a key concern of medical device users. Pelonis’ extensive industrial experience was instrumental in not only meeting, but exceeding the expectations of this medical company. For more information about the cooling fans available for your industry or application, download our eBook, How to Select a Cooling Fan.

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There is no room for error when manufacturing products for medical applications. If your company needs a custom solution, please contact Pelonis Technologies today. 

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High Temperature Ceramic Immersion Heater Performance

Posted by Sam Pelonis | Jul 13, 2015 9:55:00 AM | 2 Comments

Industrial and commercial heating applications are considerably demanding. Though there are many options to choose from, heating solutions often fall short of consumer expectations. Today, it’s not enough to simply meet application requirements—you should strive to exceed them.

Advancements in heat technology have facilitated the creation of highly efficient and versatile products—these products are better suited for modern heating. As a leading manufacturer of specialized heating products, Pelonis Technologies is proud to announce our latest innovation: Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Immersion Heaters.

immersion-heatersOur immersion heaters are designed to accommodate several applications, which include: central heating systems, steam generation, ignition devices, solar heater support, and much more. These heaters boast higher efficiency and thermal conductivity as compared to other heating elements (either metallic or non-metallic).

Performance of Immersion Heaters

Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Immersion Heaters are versatile enough for use in both air and underwater. In dry environments, these products are capable of heating up to 1200°C (2192°F); underwater, they can reach up to 98% heating efficiency. These ceramic heating elements are very compact and can be installed into small devices with little effort.

Immersion heaters are completely self-regulating and have desirable insulation properties; this affords the ability to withstand voltages of 2500 volts as well as corrosive, acidic conditions. Additionally, our immersion heaters are safe to use, and do not negatively affect the environment.

Our Solutions:

Regardless of the location, immersion heaters deliver superior performance. Pelonis’ line of immersion heaters features K Series and KC Series products.

k-series-immersion-heaterK Series Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Immersion Heaters have the following operating specifications:

  • Thicknesses of 4mm
  • Rated voltages ranging from 110Vto 220V
  • Rated power in Water: 210W to 1500W
  • Rated Power in Air: 100W to 600W
  • Temperature range in Air: 400°C (752°F) to > 1200°C

kc-series-immersion-heaterKC Series Ultra-High Temperature Ceramic Immersion Heaters include:

  • Thicknesses of 4mm
  • Rated voltages ranging from 110Vto 220V
  • Rated power in Water: 500W to 3000W
  • Rated Power in Air: 220W to 360W
  • Temperature range in Air: 650°C (1202°F) to 1200°C

Choose an Immersion Heater Today

PTI’s immersion heaters are lightweight, compact, and provide high efficiency and safety to any application. These heaters are resilient enough to ensure long, trouble-free operation.

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Please visit Pelonis Technologies’ Immersion Heater Page for more information, and be sure to peruse our product catalog. If you have any questions pertaining to any of our heating solutions, feel free to contact us.

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