What Are Immersion Heaters?

Immersion heaters are heating elements that are designed to be directly immersed in a product.

The material can be the intended product or a processing liquid. Here are some of the most common liquids an immersion heater can be used with:

  • Water
  • Solvents
  • Oils
  • Gases
  • Salts
  • Molten materials

There are several different types of immersion heaters for water and other products. Some connect to the product reservoir directly through the sidewall, while others are attached over the side of the wall rather than directly into the wall material.

The reservoir or holding tank affects the ideal type of heater just as much as your chosen material does, so carefully consider the available units before choosing industrial heaters for immersion.

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