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Mica Band Heaters

Mica Band Heaters

Fast Heat's reliable, inexpensive Mica Band heaters are best suited for uses involving low to moderate temperatures. Mica Bands are also offered in a wide variety of termination and clamping styles.

Fast Heat's Mica Bands feature thin construction and high quality insulation for effective heat transfer and excellent dielectric qualities.

Features & Benefits

  • Highest quality Mica used in all designs.
  • Thin construction for maximum heat transfer.
  • All bands are accurately rolled to the specified diameter for optimum contact.
  • Oxidation-resistant metal enclosures.

Technical Specification

Value

Wattage Tolerance

+5%, -10%

Resistance tolerance

+10%, -5%

Voltages available

240V, 220V, 120V, 110V. Others available on request.

Max operating temperature

482oC (900oF)

Max watt density

4W/cm2 (25W/in2) recommended

Min / Max diameter

25mm (1 Inch) / 1525mm (60 Inch)

Min / Max width

19m (¾ Inch) / 460mm (18 Inch)

Options

  • All band heaters available with earth wire.
  • Moisture and water resistant seals available.
  • 240V ac standard. Other voltages available on request.
  • Terminal connectors with or without terminal boxes available.
  • Various plug options available.
  • Bands can be manufactured as 1 piece or 2 piece construction.

Ordering Information

To order any Mica band heater, please provide the following details: Inside Diameter, Length, Wattage, Voltage, Lead Length, Lead Style.

Delivery

710 working days. However, many sizes are kept in stock. Please contact the factory for assistance.


Termination Styles

Type N Termination

Type 'N' - Flexible Leads Near Gap

  • Bands are available with leads exiting axially on each side of the gap.
  • Supplied with full contact clamping for longer heater life.
  • 300mm (12 inch) leads standard, other lengths available on request.
  • See termination chart.
Type C Termination

Type 'C' - Flexible Leads Opposite Gap

  • Standard lead exit opposite the gap.
  • 300mm (12 inch) leads standard, other lengths available on request.
  • Cap is welded onto sheath.
  • Various lead protection options are available.
  • See termination chart.
Type CL Termination

Type 'CL' - Flexible Leads With Cap Opposite Gap

  • Leads exiting axially through cap and tube opposite gap.
  • 300mm (12 inch) leads standard, other lengths are available on request.
  • Cap and tube give protection near the sheath.
  • Additional protection is available.
  • See termination chart.
Type CL90 Termination

Type 'CL90' - Flexible Leads With 90 Degree Cap Opposite Gap

  • Leads exiting through cap and tube along length opposite gap.
  • 300mm (12 inch) leads standard, other lengths are available on request.
  • Cap and tube give protection near the sheath.
  • See termination chart.
Type CL45 Termination

Type 'CL45' - Flexible Leads With Angled Cap Opposite Gap

  • Leads exiting through cap and tube along length opposite gap.
  • Having the lead exit / tube raised up at an angle allows heaters to be positioned immediately next to one another without having the leads come into contact with adjacent heaters.
  • The angle of the tube (A in diagram) may be specified at 15, 30 or 45 degrees.
  • 300mm (12 inch) leads standard, other lengths are available on request.
  • Cap and tube give protection near the sheath.
  • See termination chart.

Lead Options

Plain Leads

Plain Leads

  • Jacketed for continuous service up to 250oC (482oF) with nickel stranded conductors.
  • High temperature mica tape lead wire is suitable up to 450oC (842oF) maximum, with Nickel stranded conductors.
  • Mica band heaters come as standard with fibreglass tape.
Silicone Sleeving

Silicone Sleeving

  • Fibreglass silicone rubber coated sleeving class c - 1, 200oC (392oF) service.
  • Provides extra insulation where wire is exposed to heat, molten plastics or abrasion.
  • Rated at 1500V at 200oC (428oF).
Stainless Steel Braid

Stainless Steel Braid

  • Stainless Steel over braid is most commonly specified in applications where leads may be subjected to abrasion due to movement of the application, lead wires may be rubbing together or passing over sharp objects.
Stainless Steel Armour

Stainless Steel Armour

  • Used over leads in areas where more protection is necessary.
  • Selected for similar applications as the Stainless Steel Braid, in addition to applications where non-fluid contamination may come in contact with the leads.
  • The lead protection is not as flexible as Stainless Steel Braid.

Lead Options

Type N

Type C

Type CL

Type C90

Type C45

Plain lead with clip support

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Plain lead without clip support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

St. Steel Braid over both leads - with clip support

No

Yes

No

No

No

St. Steel Braid over both leads - without clip support

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

St. Steel Braid over each lead - with clip support

Yes

No

No

No

No

St. Steel Braid over each lead - without clip support

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

St. Steel Armour over both leads - with clip support

No

Yes

No

No

No

St. Steel Armour over both leads - without clip support

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes



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