Product News: HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Enclosure Heater provides freeze and condensation protection.

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June 1, 2011 - Combining anodized aluminum body and cartridge heater, explosion-proof Chromalox XPMC is CSA certified for hazardous locations. Unit comes in 6 and 12 in. lengths, ranging from 120-480 V, and can be ordered with body only or with body and 1 or 2 heat sinks. Two control thermostats enable user to tailor heaters to individual needs. Also, number of fins can be adjusted to achieve wattage and temperature rating customer requires.

Chromalox, Inc.

103 Gamma Dr. Ext., Pittsburgh, PA, 15238, USA

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Chromalox Introduces New XPMC Explosion-Proof Enclosure Heater

Press release date: May 31, 2011

Ideal freeze and condensation protection in small spaces

PITTSBURGH, PA - Chromalox, a leading manufacturer of electric heat and control products, today introduced the Chromalox XPMC explosion-proof enclosure heater designed to provide freeze and condensation protection in small spaces. The XPMC features an anodized aluminum body protecting a Chromalox cartridge heater and is CSA certified for hazardous locations (Class I, Div. 1 & 2, Groups B, C, and D).

"The compact design is ideally suited for use in panel manufacturing, gas analyzers, petrochemical processing, pump houses and motor control centers that require an explosion-proof solution to controlling temperature and condensation," said Steve Doyle, Director, Component Heaters. "The XPMC offers customers options and features to meet their specific needs in terms of space, wattage and controls."

XPMC units can be ordered in six-inch/150 millimeter and 12-inch/300 millimeter lengths, ranging from 120 volts to 480 volts. Units can be ordered with body only or with body and one or two heat sinks. Each heat sink increases the maximum wattage of the unit. The units feature two control thermostats so users can tailor the heaters to individual needs. The number of fins can be adjusted to achieve the wattage and temperature rating the customer requires.

For more information about the model XPMC enclosure heater from Chromalox, visit

About Chromalox, Inc.
For more than 90 years, customers have relied on Chromalox for the utmost in quality and innovative solutions for commercial and industrial heating applications. Chromalox manufactures the world's largest and broadest line of electric heat and control products, including heating components, immersion heaters, circulation systems, heat transfer systems, boilers, industrial and comfort air heating, heat trace cables, sensors and precision electronic controls. With multiple manufacturing, engineering, warehousing and sales locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Chromalox is a global supplier providing the highest level of customer support. Chromalox is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. For more information, visit

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