This solar energy producer uses hot oil and heat exchangers to heat various process materials in the manufacture of polysilicon for solar applications. The company’s large, gas fired hot-oil system, however, did not meet new state emission standards. Upgrading to low-emission gas burners was not an option, however, due to high costs and impact on production. With the state deadline... (read more)
When cold weather comes, companies rely on Chromalox for innovative heating solutions to ensure complex equipment and processes continue moving efficiently -- no matter how low the temperature might fall.
Cato Oil and Gas, a Maryland-based diversified energy company, is helping to meet the growing demand for alternative fuels. The company opened a biodiesel terminal to receive bio... (read more)
Chromalox STFX style units allow heating elements to be changed without draining the tank. This is ideal for smaller, critical system storage units that need to remain filled for continuous operation and storage.
STFX units provide replaceable-element design in a compact setting, while providing precise temperature control. Units comply with API- 614 an... (read more)
Chromalox, a leader in advanced thermal technologies, today announced the availability of a new extreme duty model of its blower heater line. Called the CXH-XD blower heater, the new unit withstands corrosive and wet environments and is ATEX certified. It extends the capabilities of the company's CXH-A/EP models, which heat areas classified as hazardous locations to provide primary or su... (read more)
An expansion at a rock salt manufacturing facility in Utah added two 350 gallon tanks for two oils used in the process. One is a lightweight oil, the other a thick, viscous heavy F300 oil; both needed to be maintained at 170° F (77°C) via recirculating pumps. Both oils arrive at the plant via railcar at 400° F (204°C)
The liquid is piped... (read more)
Chromalox Tubular heating elements perform exceptional industrial heat transfer by conduction, convection, or radiation to heat liquids, air, gases, and surfaces. In most commercial heater assemblies, tubular element design configurations vary: round, triangular, flat press, and formed. (read more)
Chromalox DirectConnect medium voltage electric systems slash installation and lifecycle costs while providing pollution-free operation for process heating. Chromalox sees process industries moving to medium voltage heating for applications greater than 879 kW (3 MMBtu/hr). Aside from lower costs and clean operation, medium voltage electric heating offers advantages such as:
Chromalox offers a variety of durable Flexible Heaters and Thermal Insulation Blankets and Insulation Covers that are lightweight and flexible. Chromalox SIlicone Rubber Heaters and flexible fiberglass blankets offer fast, efficeint heat transfer to your parts with less energy expenditure. (read more)
FPASM Series Ambient Sensing Heat Trace Panels are designed for use in industrial Freeze Protection and Snow Melt applications. The Chromalox FPASM series offers the following standard features: NEMA 4 enclosure, Hand/Off/Auto Selector Switch, Load Energized Indicator Lamp, Main Power On Lamp, Main Contactor, and Thermal Magnetic Branch Circuit Breakers with 30mA Ground Fault Equipment P... (read more)
The Chromalox intelliTRACE ITC series is designed for line or ambient sensing heat trace applications such as freeze protection and/or process temperature control. This controller may be used with constant wattage, mineral insulated or self regulating heating cables. The ITC is intended for use in industrial locations in either hazardous (Class I, Division 2*) or non-hazardous environmen... (read more)
Whether you have to manage temperature, flow, valve positioning or pressure, the Chromalox 40 Series Temperature and Process Controllers provide you with a comprehensive feature list and the flexibility to meet your most demanding process needs.
Application needs change over time, but that doesn't mean that you'll need to change your controller. The Chromalox 40 series modular car... (read more)
The Chromalox SDRA SuperDragon is a rugged, self contained, mobile electric blower heater that can be used with or without optional inlet or outlet 20” diameter flexible duct. The SDRA units can be used for comfort heating or process heating temperatures to 180°F, and can be located in an ambient of up to 130°F.30, 48 and 60kW102,360 to 204,720.../li> (read more)
The Chromalox 4080 is an affordable temperature and process controller with advanced functionality including profiling and data-logging options. The 4080 incorporates a graphic/text LCD display and is designed to improve user efficiency with many features integrated to reduce startup time, simplify operation and minimize downtime. (read more)
Chromalox's thin, lightweight polyimide flexible heaters offer rapid heat transfer. Overall thickness is just .007" (0.18 mm). The heaters are available in a wide range of voltages and configurations, and can be customized for your application. Sizes range from very small up to 12" x 18" (300 mm x 450 mm). (read more)
Band heaters grip tightly to cylindrical surfaces to supply uniform heat transfer, critical to the heater life. Chromalox band heaters are flexible and come in one or two-piece construction for easy installation and removal. They accommodate diameters as small as 15/16" and as large as 20" and are capable of reaching sheath temperatures up to 1600deg;F. Stainless steel braids and... (read more)
Chromalox Tank Heating Systems are uniquely designed to heat large storage tanks located above or below ground and containing highly viscous fluids or heat sensitive materials. Chromalox offers uniquely designed electric heating systems for large storage tanks. The systems can be installed in above or below-ground tanks made of steel, concrete, or fiberglass. (read more)