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Five Ways to Use Electric Heat Tracing

Electric heat tracing is used in many process industries to maintain process fluids at the desired temperatures. Let’s take a look at five common uses of heat-tracing applications…

Sensing Techniques to Consider Before Selecting a Heat Tracing System

When selecting and designing a trace heating system, different aspects such as cost, reliability or efficiency are often some of the first criteria to come to mind. But one…

Calculating the Length of Heating Cable You Need

Determining the total length of heating cable needed for a project can be a challenge. With many factors such as size and space available to consider, the task…

Proportional Ambient Sensing Control

One of the harshest characteristics of winter is the cold weather. With ambient temperatures falling past the freezing point, strict temperature maintenance and control of fluid systems is…

Heat Tracing Where You’d Least Expect It

Electric Heat Tracing is used across many applications and industries to maintain fluids, processes and more at set temperatures. Most common Heat Tracing applications are freeze protection of…

Elements That Influence Heat Loss

As most can imagine, the winter brings a dangerous risk to operations and processes for industrial equipment. Sure, the snow, ice and freezing temperatures are large contributors to…

Managing Hot Surface Ignition Temperatures for Trace Heating in Explosive Atmospheres

Designing high temperature electric heat tracing systems in hazardous areas can be a difficult challenge, especially when process temperatures approach the area classification limit. This restricts the allowable…