Chiller/Heater uses multilayer monolithic ceramic technology.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring embedded Tungsten RTD sensor, Extreme Aluminum Nitride Ceramic Chiller/Heater is capable of heating from 100–450°C at 200°C per second and cooling from 450–100°C at 100°C per second. High thermal conductivity and low temperature expansion properties of AIN enable fast temperature response. Applications include semiconductor equipment and analytical instrumentation.

Original Press Release:

New Patent Pending AlN Chiller Technology

Cary, IL – Durex Industries, a leading North American designer and manufacturer of heaters, temperature sensors, controls and thermal systems, recently announced successfully developing a new Chiller Technology based Aluminum Nitride (AlN) Ceramic Heater with an embedded Tungsten RTD sensor.  This patent pending Extreme Ceramic Chiller/Heater is capable of:

• Heating from 100 to 450°C @ 200°C per second

• Cooling from 450 to 100°C @ 100°C per second

This performance is based on Durex Industries’ multilayer monolithic ceramic technology that may include heaters, cooling microfluidic, RTD sensors, ground planes and other layers.  The high thermal conductivity and low temperature expansion properties of AlN enable the fast temperature response.  Applications for fast heat/cool chillers are common in semiconductor equipment and analytical instrumentation.

About Durex Industries

Durex Industries is a vertically integrated, lean enterprise advancing the state of the art in industrial electrical heating, temperature sensing and control.  Headquartered in a 125,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Cary, Illinois, Durex Industries serves the Analytical Instrumentation, Medical Device, Semiconductor, Photovoltaic, Foodservice, Plastics, Packaging, Process, and general industrial markets.

For literature, applications, pricing or more details, please contact:

DUREX INDUSTRIES, 190 Detroit Street, Cary, IL 60013-2979

Phone: (847)639-5600. Fax: (847) 639-2199

Web:  E-mail:  Attention: Jim Kreisel

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