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Hotwatt, Inc.


Hotwatt, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The simplest definition of an electric heater is any device that changes electrical energy into heat energy. But from that simple explanation, electric heaters explode into a myriad of types, sizes,... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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How to read heat loss graphs.... (View Full Article)
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Tables relating to current carrying capacity and wire and cable abbreviations.... (View Full Article)
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Installation instructions for cartridge, square, band, and strip heaters.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Conversions for area and volume.... (View Full Article)
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Table for converting diameter to circumference and area.... (View Full Article)
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Inches to millimeter conversion table.... (View Full Article)
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Diagrams, graphs, and formulas related to Ohm's law and wiring.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Table describing common properties of liquids, including density, average specific heat, and boiling point.... (View Full Article)
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Table describing common properties of metals, including density, average specific heat, and thermal conductivity.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Table describing common properties of solids, including density, thermal conductivity, and melting point.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Current carrying capacity tables for various wires.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Conversion tables and graphs related to sheath temperature and watt density.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Pipe size and thread tables.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The following table of recommendations should only be used as a guide. The proper choice should be based upon your knowledge of the conditions which exist in each application.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The rates below are recommended watt densities for use with various materials. Safe values vary with operating temperature, flow velocity, and heat transfer rates. In general,the higher the material... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Calculation page with charts.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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A steel mold is being used to form polyethylene parts. Each hour, 90 ounces of nylon is introduced to the mold. The mold itself measures 10" x 8" x 4". The mold is attached between two stainless steel... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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An open top uninsulated steel tank: 18" wide, 24" long, and 18" deep, weighs 140 pounds. This tank contains 168 pounds of paraffin which needs to be heated from 72?F to 150?F in 2 1/2" hours.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Wattage Calculation Formulas and Examples . . . . . . . . . . .141-144 Properties of Metals . . . . . . . .145 Properties of Non-Metallic Solids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The results obtained with a precision temperature controller, as with any tool, depend upon how skillfully it is used. Close temperature control can be maintained only if the thermal system is... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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The following formulae can be employed in determining wattage capacity required for different materials.... (View Full Article)
(Engineering Services)
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Wire gauge size tables.... (View Full Article)