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Tempco Electric Heater Corporation has published these technical articles:

(Process Controllers)
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When calculating the required KW, always use the maximum flow of the medium to be heated, the minimum temperature at the heater inlet, and the maximum desired outlet temperature...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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An Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) machine builder of a wide range of heat presses required a heating source for a specific product line. From hobby grade to commercial equipment, this OEM...
(Heating and Cooling Equipment)
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Recently a customer in the transportation industry contacted Tempco regarding seasonal heating in the cabs of locomotives. This manufacturer was in the process of updating their product line of...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Tempco was approached by a food packaging company that specializes in innovative and sustainable processing, packaging, and distribution of solid and liquid food products. They inquired about a flange...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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No matter how well a liquid filling machine is designed, incorporating electric heat to help control fluid viscosity is an important variable in most applications. Viscosity defines a fluid's...
(Process Controllers)
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From Actane Salt to Zinc Cyanide - learn about the chemical compatibility for process heating applications...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Need to figure out the volume or area for a process or project you are working on - refer to these handy formulas...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Safe, economical and efficient, infrared radiation heating systems can be designed, installed and operated by following some basic rules and guidelines....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Warm-Up Curve Graphs for Radiant Panel Heaters....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Table of Media Being Heated and corrosion ratings of element sheath materials as well as a Sheath Material Selection Guide and Maxmimum Recommended Watt Densities....
(Temperature Sensing)
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RTD Temperature vs. Resistance Table...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Wiring Diagrams for Tempco Screw Plug Heaters....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Standard Specifications and Tolerances for Tempco's Sealed Quartz Lamps....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Wiring Diagrams for Sealed Quartz Lamps....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Comparison chart for three types of temperature sensors: RTD's, Thermocouples and Thermistors....
(Temperature Sensing)
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Sensory Glossary of Terms...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Our product quality is demonstrated in a silicone rubber heater designed to function as a heating pad for salt stones in a sauna....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Standard Specifications and Tolerances for Tempco Silicone Rubber Heaters....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Wattage and Watt Density Information for Tempco Silicone Rubber Heaters....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Hydraulic Lift Gates are attached to fences in locations that require security. These vertical pivot gates and security fences are specified during construction because they are designed to deter...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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A company who supplies and repairs processing equipment for the semiconductor industry approached Tempco with a mica insulated strip heater that was supplied to them by another heater manufacturer....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Table listing temperature conversions between Celsius and Fahrenheit and additional information including useful formulas and interpolation factors....
(Temperature Sensing)
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A Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) is a temperature sensing device that consists of a wire coil or deposited film of pure metal. The element’s resistance increases with temperature in a...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Standard Specifications and Tolerances for Tubular Band Heaters...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Watt Density information for Tempco Tubular Heater...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Tempco Tubular heaters, also known as sheathed elements or tubular elements, are extremely versatile. They are widely used in commercial, scientific and industrial heating solutions for a variety of...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Standard Specifications and Tolerances for Tempco Tubular Heaters....
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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A Tempco Distributor requested a quote for a custom process heater design with a unique challenge. Their customer had a reservoir that is 8 x 23 feet but very shallow at only 16 inches deep. It was...
(Industrial Heaters and Heating Elements)
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Wiring Diagrams for Tubular Radiant Heaters....
(Electrical and Electromagnetic Sensing)
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Esitmation Tables for the Wattages of Water, Oil and Air and corresponding Equations....
(Wire and Cable)
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Wiring information including: Amperage Conversion Table, Selection guide for lead wire, Ambient Temperature tables, Wiring hints and Wiring Diagrams....