Ceramic Band Heater

Ceramic band heaters transmit heat through both conduction & radiation. The ceramic core is housed beneath a stainless-steel sheet with serrated edges. This combined assembly of the Ceramic Band Heater offers a flexible heating system that works as an efficient transmission of conduction and radiated heat. The element winding is designed to heat the ceramic blocks to the point at which they radiate energy into the barrel as well as conduct energy by being in contact with the barrel – fit is not as critical as in other types of bands. The heat of the Ceramic Band originates from the inner coils that transfer heat through conduction.

 Sheath Material      Aluminium coated  or Stainless Steel
Insulation Material      Ceramic Fiber Blanket
Watt Density      Up to 45 W/in2
Watt Ratings      500 – 5000 W
Voltage      120 V & 240 V, single phase, 2 phase and 3 phase
Width       25mm – 250mm
Diameter       40 mm  minimum to expand upto  1200 mm in 3 parts

Note– For  more custom design requirements please contact factory.

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Maximum Allowable Watt Density in Watt/Sq. Inch

CYLINDRICAL TEMP OC 94 150 205 260 315 370 425
1.5-3” I.D. 52 51 50 46 41 37 29
3-10” I.D. 47 46 45 42 38 33 25
20 41 40 39 36 31 27 20
  • Reduce power consumption
  •  Conserve heat
  •  High degree of flexibility
  •  Uniform heat distribution
  •  Various termination styles


  • Lower Operating Cost – Less heat escapes to the air and less wattage is required to maintain barrel temperature, due to superior insulation.
  • Heat transfer – Conduction and radiation are used as the means to transfer heat, thus they are less prone to thermal expansion problems and a near perfect fit is not required as with other heaters.
  • Longer Heater Life – because all materials used are rated to operate at very high temperatures.
  • Higher Operating Temperatures
  • Flexible – easy to install and remove