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Backer Marathon, Inc.

We are the industry leader in production speed, and reliable, quality heaters for plastics and packaging.

Cartridge Heaters

Cartridge heaters are small, cylindrical heating elements that are inserted into holes drilled into the mold. They are often used for heating the nozzles and sprue bushings, where the plastic material enters the mold. Cartridge heaters are known... Read more...

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A manufacturer of commercial food service equipment manufacturer had a demanding application heating water to pressures as high as 500 psi. It was critical that they be able to count on the integrity of the welds in these cartridge heaters.

In order to give this customer the peace of mind they desired, Backer Marathon performs... Read more...

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Plastic extruders of all kinds - think colors and resealable packages - require the kind of precise heat control our heaters provide. Read more...

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Plastic extruders of all kinds - think colors and resealable packages - require the kind of precise heat control out heaters provide.

Backer Marathon is a leading manufacturer of American made high watt density cartridge heaters. Our HotRod stainless steel heaters are the industry standard and offer quality construction, superior heat transfer, and long life heating solutions up t... Read more...

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Our HotRod stainless steel heaters are the industry standard and offer quality construction, superior heat transfer, and long life heating solutions up to 1600°F. In addition to our swaged heaters, we offer non-swaged heaters for applications up to 800°F, as well as square heaters for milled slot solutions.

Choose from one of our thousands of in stock models or let our eng... Read more...

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Tempco Electric Heater Corporation

Tempco designed and manufactured hi-density cartridge heaters for an original equipment manufacturer of small and large format heat press machinery. Learn more by reading our blog! Read more...

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Backer Hotwatt Inc.

Backer Hotwatt’s lineup of micro-cartridge heaters designed to help engineers solve difficult small-space design challenges is formatted in a convenient, one-page, comprehensive format on its website. The company’s Low-Watt, Superwatt, and SunRod heaters provide a range of solutions for applications that require a precise amount of heat within a small design envelope. Read more...

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Tempco Electric Heater Corporation

Tempco provided a custom Pipe Heater for our customer who manufactures vacuum pumps for many industrial applications. Read more...

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Backer Hotwatt Inc.

Low to Medium Watt Density - The Hotwatt Square and Rectangular Cartridge Heater is designed to distribute maximum heat within a desired area. Because they are completely enclosed, square units will furnish more usable heat for a given wattage than a comparable strip heater attached to the exterior of a mod, platen, or other equipment. Read more...

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