Electrical Trace heating (ETH)

Electrical Trace heating

Electrical trace heating

Electrical Trace Heating is applied in the General Industry and Explosion Hazard Industry for

  • Frost Protection (yes, even in Gauteng)
  • Temperature maintenance
  • Heating

Frost protection: Fairly self explanatory.Low power heating tapes are used to prevent frost effecting
Fish Ponds (particularly Koi), greasing systems, fluid viscosities (thereby straining pumps) and a variety of others.

Temperature Maintainance: Trace heating is applied when fluids are stored or transferred and insulation proves in sufficient against temperature loss.
Temperature losses are compensated for through a combination of insulation and heating. In our instance through electrical trace heating cable.

Heating: Specific tapes are used to increase temperatures .These are fixed to vessels, insulated and controlled . A specific application is dust hoppers were the dust would settle against the inside of the popper and start clogging.

Ex Protect & Heating through its German principal has a variety of ETH cables available for the Ex hazardous industry through to frost protection on water pipelines, grease-lines etc.

Electrical trace heating

Electrical trace heating

Reference: www.quintex.info

Ex Protect & Heating , through its German principal, has a variety of ETH cables available for the Ex hazardous industry through to frost protection on water pipelines, grease-lines etc.

Electrical Trace Heating circuits are primarily customized to suit the application. In some instances it is possible to standardize.
Below are some examples of ETH tape installations. The tape is underneath the insulation which has been cladded with aluminium below which is the insulation.