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Backer Marathon, Inc. - Off the shelf or custom silicon rubber heaters

Choose from one of our many stock sizes or let us design and manufacture a custom heater for you, no minimum quantity. Silicone rubber heaters offer many benefits and possibilities for use in applications up to 450°F.

  • Put the heat right where you need it. Design versatility permits special heat profiles,complex shapes and installation on a variety of surfaces.<.../li>
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Backer Marathon, Inc. - Spare Parts Audit Program with OEM Heating Partner

Optimizing the Aftermarket and Spare Parts Program with Your Electric Heater Supplier

Well-executed aftermarket and spare parts programs are increasingly becoming more important to an organization’s reputation and revenue.

Generally, aftermarket sales tend to contribute a higher profit margin compared to initial product sales, as they often involve services, pa... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - The Right Process Heater For Plastics and Rubber

Selecting the Right Process Heater When Working with Plastics and Rubber

Temperature Control Considerations with Plastic Processing

Processing plastics and rubber involves several important factors that impact the quality, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of the manufacturing process. Some of these key factors are:

· Materials

· P... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Fixed Melt Bolt Thermocouples

Insulated Thermocouples are manufactured at Backer Marathon to address your higher temperature requirements. Since the calibration wire is encased within a metal sheath packed with magnesium oxide the thermocouples can withstand higher temperatures and depending on the application will last longer since they are more durable. One excellent feature of Mineral Insulated Thermocouples is fa... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - The Importance of Ceramic Strip Heaters

Ceramic heaters are known for their high-temperature capabilities and durability. They are often used in applications that require extremely high mold temperatures, such as in the production of certain types of plastics or specialized processes. They can be inserted into the mold to ensure the plastic material remains at an elevated temperature.

Importance: For specific app... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Fast and Ready Just Say "Go" Heaters for Plastics

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)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Have complex shapes that need a heater?

One of the many custom products that Backer Marathon produces are in line valve heaters. The heaters can be built to fit over complex shapes and can be installed in the field without disassembling the piping. These heaters can be used to to 400°F. Heaters include a silicone sponge insulation jacket to reduce heat loss. Options include built in thermocouples for exact temperature cont... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Air Heaters -Open High Temperature Resistance Wire

Backer Marathon air heaters feature an open coil of high temperature resistance wire electrically isolated in a stainless steel sheath. Because the air being heated passes directly over the resistance wire, maximum heat transfer efficiency is achieved. Backer Marathon brand air heaters are used for heat staking, plastic welding, laminating, drying, heat sealing, and any other operation w... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Square or Rectangle - You Pick - Box Heaters

Box Heaters built as square or rectangle heaters are efficient for heating dies on plastic extruders or the barrels of twin extruders. They can be manufactured in one or two piece construction. Please supply detailed drawings or sample part when ordering or for quoting. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Need Flexible Tubular Heaters Fast?

Backer Marathon Hotset Flexible Tubular Heaters shipping is expedited and available to you faster than anyone else in the market. The Hot Set flexible heating elements are completely flexible and may be shaped around pipes, along platen paths, and into other challenging shapes that require precise heating. We have several options for terminations and temperature control to meet your need... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - When highly focused heat is needed - Coil Heaters!

When highly focused heat is required, and a very low profile is imperative, coil heaters are the best cost-effective option. Coil heaters may be used to concentrate the heat on specific segments, or the coil may be spread to equalize the temperature across the object to be heated. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Shim Style Thermocouples

Backer Marathon offers Shim Style Surface Thermocouples. We stock hundreds of different models and offer quick turnaround, usually 48 hours or less, on custom designed and manufactured units. We only use the highest grade materials and offer a variety of sheath materials for any environment or temperature range. All sensors are subject to rigid quality control procedures and a thorough i... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - 5 Types of Heaters For Plastic Injection Molding

What Types of Heaters are used in Plastic Injection Molding? (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Valve Heaters Built To Fit Over Complex Shapes

One of the many custom products that Backer Marathon produces are in line valve heaters. The heaters can be built to fit over complex shapes and can be installed in the field without disassembling the piping. These heaters can be used to to 400°F. Heaters include a silicone sponge insulation jacket to reduce heat loss. Options include built in thermocouples for exact temperature cont... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Do you have unique inspection requirements?

Additional Inspection Procedures Are Available

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)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - 12 flexible tubular heaters features

HotSet flexible tubular heaters feature:

  • Easy installation with a uniform finish
  • Can be formed by hand
  • Store in a straight condition to save storage space
  • No special installation tools required
  • Patented technology ensure industry leading heat transfer
  • Up to 75% sheath contact with round and square hotflex heaters when recom...
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Backer Marathon, Inc. - Adjustable Braid Thermocouples - Many Options

Backer Marathon carries Standard and Metric Adjustable Braid Thermocouples. We stock hundreds of different models and offer quick turnaround, usually 48 hours or less, on custom designed and manufactured units. We only use the highest grade materials and offer a variety of sheath materials for any environment or temperature range. All sensors are subject to rigid quality control procedur... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Thermocouples -hundreds of models w/quick delivery

Marathon Heater is pleased to present our line of premium temperature sensors. We offer standard thermocouples, mineral insulated thermocouples, and RTDs. Marathon has hundreds of different models in stock and offers quick turnaround, usually 48 hours or less, on custom designed and manufactured units.
We use only the highest grade materials and offer a variety of sheath materials f... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Plastic extruders of all kinds-helping you heat up

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

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Rugged, Reliable Starflex Band Heaters

Backer Marathon Starflex is the most rugged, reliable band heater available. Starflex band heaters are the original aluminum body band and are still the industry standard. These heaters are manufactured by hydraulically pressing a high-temperature heating element into a precision-grooved aluminum channel. The heaters are clamped in place with low-expansion stainless-steel straps for inti... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Band Heaters - for heating around a nozzle or pipe

Our current band products are separated in two types: Mica Band Heaters and Starflex Band Heaters. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Hotset Tubular Heater Elements-Completely Flexible

Backer Marathon Hotset Flexible Tubular Heaters shipping is expedited and available to you faster than anyone else in the market. The Hot Set flexible heating elements are completely flexible and may be shaped around pipes, along platen paths, and into other challenging shapes that require precise heating. We have several options for terminations and temperature control to meet your need... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Retractable Melt Bolt Thermocouple

Marathon Heater offers Retractable Melt Bolt Thermocouples. Mineral Insulated Thermocouples are manufactured at Backer Marathon to address your higher temperature requirements. Since the calibration wire is encased within a metal sheath packed with magnesium oxide the thermocouples can withstand higher temperatures and depending on the application will last longer since they are more dur... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Ceramic Strip heaters up to 1200°F

Backer Marathon strip heaters are manufactured to your custom specifications. Mica Strip heaters offer a low profile option for applications of up to 1200°F. Ceramic Strip heaters offer a rugged construction for application of up to 1200°F. They are direct bolt in replacements for popular brands. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Helping OEMS Heat Up

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)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Fast and Ready to Go - Reliable, Quality Heaters

Nozzle Heaters

Backer Marathon Nozzle Heater Standard Features

  • Oxidation resistant metal sheath
  • Protective sleeving where leads exit the heater
  • Stainless steel clamping strap with barrel nuts and 6-32 screw
  • 10" High temperature leads with or without SS braid covering
  • 1" to 3" diameters available
  • 1" to 6" widths avail...
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Backer Marathon, Inc. - Types of Heaters used in Plastic Injection Molding

What Types of Heaters are used in Plastic Injection Molding?

In plastic injection molding, various types of heaters are used to heat the molds and other components of the molding machine. These heaters play a critical role in maintaining the proper temperature of the mold and the plastic material. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Premier manufacturer of electric heating element

Backer Marathon is the premier manufacturer of electric heating elements and temperature sensors. We stock thousands of heaters and sensors for same day shipment and specialize in custom designed and manufactured products with no minimum order. Whatever your heating requirement, Backer Marathon has a solution.

Backer Marathon offers the following heaters:

  • Swage...
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Backer Marathon, Inc. - Mineral Insulated Thermocouples

Mineral Insulated Thermocouples are manufactured at Backer Marathon to address your higher temperature requirements. Since the calibration wire is encased within a metal sheath packed with magnesium oxide the thermocouples can withstand higher temperatures and depending on the application will last longer since they are more durable. One excellent feature of Mineral Insulated Thermocoupl... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Temperature sensors for any environment or range

Backer Marathon is pleased to present our line of premium temperature sensors. We offer standard general purpose thermocouples, mineral insulated thermocouples, and RTDs. Backer Marathon has hundreds of different models in stock and offers quick turnaround, usually 48 hours or less, on custom designed and manufactured units. We only use the highest grade materials and offer a variety of... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - 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 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)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - General Purpose Thermocouples -hundreds of options

Backer Marathon is pleased to present our line of premium temperature sensors. We offer standard general purpose thermocouples, mineral insulated thermocouples, and RTDs. Backer Marathon has hundreds of different models in stock and offers quick turnaround, usually 48 hours or less, on custom designed and manufactured units. We only use the highest grade materials and offer a variety of... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Hotset Flexible Tubular Heater Elements

Backer Marathon Hotset Flexible Tubular Heaters shipping is expedited and available to you faster than anyone else in the market. The Hot Set flexible heating elements are completely flexible and may be shaped around pipes, along platen paths, and into other challenging shapes that require precise heating. We have several options for terminations and temperature control to meet your need... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Maximum heat transfer with Air Heaters

Backer Marathon air heaters feature an open coil of high temperature resistance wire electrically isolated in a stainless steel sheath. Because the air being heated passes directly over the resistance wire, maximum heat transfer efficiency is achieved. Backer Marathon brand air heaters are used for heat staking, plastic welding, laminating, drying, heat sealing, and any other operation w... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Box Heaters

Box Heaters built as square or rectangle heaters are efficient for heating dies on plastic extruders or the barrels of twin extruders. They can be manufactured in one or two piece construction. Please supply detailed drawings or sample part when ordering or for quoting. (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Reduce Energy Costs With Flexible Tubular Heaters

Hotset Flexible Tubular Heater Elements

Backer Marathon Hotset Flexible Tubular Heaters shipping is expedited and available to you faster than anyone else in the market. The Hot Set flexible heating elements are completely flexible and may be shaped around pipes, along platen paths, and into other challenging shapes that require precise heating. We have several options for termina... (read more)

Backer Marathon, Inc. - Coil heaters

Coil heaters may be used to concentrate the heat on specific segments. (read more)