Top 7 Uses of different sized Cartridge Heaters


Selecting the right cartridge heaters needn’t be difficult, because here at Cartridge Heaters, we provide a complete range of cartridge heaters, can you afford not to check out our collection?

Here are 7 ways to get the most out of your cartridge heaters and temperature sensors:

Improve performance and durability

Choosing a cartridge heater is the hardest part, one you’ve found a suitable one you can relax and put your feet up because the arduous work is over with!

All our cartridge heaters are manufactured to offer durability for any application. Take our 5/8 inch cartridge heater for instance. This offers a high watt density and is especially durable, making it a reliable choice.

The 5/8 inch cartridge heater can be manufactured to suit your bespoke specifications, so feel free to get in touch with us if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for!

High power

Our cartridge heaters are available in a wide range of sizes to offer suitability for your needs and requirements but how do you know which one suits you best?

The 1/4 inch cartridge heater is one of smallest cartridge heater that we supply here at Cartridge Heaters, however, it offers a reasonable amount of power. The 1/4 inch temperature sensors have been manufactured to power up to 400W whereas the 16mm cartridge heaters are able to produce up to 10,000W of power!

As you can see, there is a massive difference between the size of the cartridge heater and the amount of power it generates, therefore it’s essential you choose the right one in order to improve the performance and distribution of heat.

Quick distribution of heat

Different cartridge heaters transfer heat at various tempos. The distribution of heat varies depending on the size of the heating element supplies you have.

For the quickest distribution of heat, you need to choose a heat diameter that fits your application perfectly otherwise it will fail and distribute insufficient heat!

Preventing movement

A cartridge heater, of any size, can stabilise the transfer of heat, preventing any movement and vibrations. The correct sized cartridge heaters will ensure that the transfer of heat is efficient and ultimately reduce the likelihood of the temperature sensors from breaking down.

Machine tool heating

The cartridge heaters we supply are ideal for applications that require high temperatures.

Not only are they perfect for heating machines, they have different densities, allowing you to choose which one suits your needs most.

Plastic extrusion

You’d be surprised just how useful the cartridge heaters we have are. Are you in the plastic processing industry? Cartridge Heaters can help you to mould plastics by offering you a complete range to choose from.

The heating element supplies can be manufactured to suit your requirements, so you needn’t worry about them offering high quality.

Rubber heating

Even the smallest of cartridge heaters can deliver the most outstanding results in terms of heat transfer! Take the 3/8 inch heater for instance, for such a small appliance, it’s extremely useful in terms of heating rubber.

The heavy duty cartridge heaters can be used industrially to transfer heat from one source to another, hence why they are so flexible!

To find out more about our cartridge heaters and the range of sizes we have in stock:

Contact the team on 0845 688 7332 today!

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