Press Release Summary:
Flexible heating elements, with standard density of 5 W/sq in., meet application requirements in aerospace, medical, composite fabrication, optical equipment, and computers. Tear-resistant KaptonÂ® heaters are 0.007 in. thick, measure up to 20 x 26 in., and handle temperatures from -319 to +392Â°F. Silicone Rubber heaters permit composite bonding and curing, as well as repair and fabrication operations. Sizes range from 6 x 6 in. to 20 x 20 in.
Original Press Release:
Flexible Heaters in Kapton® and Silicone Rubber
The particular application conditions of aerospace, medical, composite fabrication, optical equipment and computers often require flexible heating elements. Durex offers a wide assortment of in-stock and custom flexible heaters in Kapton® and silicone rubber materials to suit most any of these needs.
Kapton® flexible heaters offer superior tensile strength and tear resistance, with precision heat distribution. They are also ideal for applications with extreme temperature environments, -319°F to 392°F (-195°C to 200°C). Heaters in stock standard at 0.007" (0.2 mm) thick and up to 20" x 26" (.508 m x .660 m) area. Watt density is 5W/in² (0.8W/cm² ) standard.
Silicone Rubber heaters permit composite bonding and curing, as well as repair and fabrication operations. Equal length circuits and a cool tab are provided, while a fiberglass reinforced heater cover means long service life and increased durability. Standard watt density is 5W/in² (0.8W/cm²). All standard heaters are UL Recognized. Many sizes in stock from 6" x 6" to 20" x 20" (152.4 mm x 152.4 mm to .508 m x .508 m).
All Durex flexible heaters are available with custom design modifications.
For more information, pricing and availability, please contact: DUREX INDUSTRIES, 190 Detroit Street, Cary, IL 60013-2979 USA. Toll-Free: 1-800-762-3468. Phone: 847-639-5600. Fax: 847-639-2199. Web: www.durexindustries.com. Email: email@example.com. Attention: Randy Nelson or Bill Johnson.