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l-shaped Heaters

Our L-Shaped Heaters are designed to maximize application flexibility and minimize installation costs.

Features

L-Shaped Heaters to fit your requirements,
including different sizes, materials, and wattage.

Mounting Options

L-Shaped Heaters can be top-mounted into tanks and drums keeping the terminal enclosure at the top while applying heat at the bottom of the tank.

Easy Installation

The L-Shaped design allows for easy installation and removal for cleaning or use in multiple tanks. L-Shaped Heaters do not require tank drainage for heater removal.

UL Listed

UL Listing means that UL has tested representative samples of a product and determined that the product meets specific, defined requirements. (Excludes Thermostat, Titanium)

Terminal Box

Rugged terminal boxes provided for wiring connections. NEMA 4 terminal boxes standard with NEMA 4/7/9 available

Straight, Circular, or Custom

Standard models straight or circular element (sometimes called O-Shaped) designed to fit most tank and drum configurations. If our standard models don’t fit, a variety of dimensions, heater sheath materials, and capabilities are available.

Materials Available

Talk to us about which material is best for your application. Sheath elements are available in Stainless Steel, Titanium and Incoloy®. Riser available in Stainless Steel and Titanium.

Thermostats

Thermowell and thermostats available to improve safety and efficiency.

Puts Heat at the Bottom

An unheated vertical riser makes it a safer option for tanks with lower liquid levels.

SPECIFICATIONS

L-Shaped Immersion Heaters

Sizes measured from “A” and “B” lengths
Custom sizes available

Description kW A Dimension B Dimension
in mm in mm
L-Shaped “Straight Element” 48 W/in2 3 39  5/16 998 14 5/8 372
6 39  5/16 998 22 5/8 575
9 39  5/16 998 30 1/8 765
12 51  5/16 1303 37 5/8 956
15 51  5/16 1303 45 1/8 1146
18 51  5/16 1303 52 5/8 1337
Applications: Process water, mild caustic solutions (2% max), clean water
L-Shaped “Straight Element” 23 W/in2 3 39  5/16 998 22 5/8 575
6 51  5/16 1303 37 5/8 956
9 51  5/16 1303 52 5/8 1337
Applications: Citric and phosphoric acid solutions, caustic solutions, water based solutions, some oils

SPECIFICATIONS

Circular Element Immersion Heaters

Sizes measured from “A” and “B” lengths
Custom sizes available

Description kW A Dimension B Dimension
in mm in mm
L-Shaped “Circular Element” 48 W/in2 3 39  5/16 998 10 3/4 273
6 39  5/16 998 13 1/2 343
9 39  5/16 998 16 406
12 51  5/16 1303 18 1/2 470
15 51  5/16 1303 21 1/2 546
18 51  5/16 1303 23 1/2 597
Applications: Process water, mild caustic solutions (2% max), clean water
L-Shaped “Circular Element” 23 W/in2 3 39  5/16 998 13 1/2 343
6 51  5/16 1303 18 1/2 470
9 51  5/16 1303 23 1/2 597
Applications: Citric and phosphoric acid solutions, caustic solutions, water based solutions, some oils

Expert Assistance Available

Ask a Heatmax sales engineer about your project

We’ve been in business for almost 70 years, and our in-house experts are always available to assist with your next project.

Customizable Specifications

Need a non-standard shape, or a replacement for a discontinued heater?
With 70 years experience in the industry there isn’t much we haven’t built before.
Send us a picture or a sketch and we can engineer it for you.

Voltage

Custom over-the-side heaters can be supplied with voltages up to 600V

Wattage

Alternate wattage available

Length & Height

Element length or riser height can be built to fit your tank

Sheath Material

Sheath material available in Stainless Steel, Titanium and Incoloy®

Riser Material

Available in stainless steel and titanium

Element Numbers

Element numbers available in 3, or stacked 6 and 9 for increased heat output

Terminal Boxes

NEMA 4 terminal boxes standard. NEMA 4/7/9 available

Thermostat & Thermocouples

Thermostat Well and Thermocouples are available for all custom heaters

Extension Arms

Use a 90 degree bend to the riser and extension to place outlet box 6” from riser and process tank. Extension arm length may be customized.

Almost 70 Years

Heatmax History

When it comes to business management theory we’ve proudly gone against the grain, we’ve kept ourselves nimble and self-reliant in an industry full of race-to-the-bottom consolidation and outsourcing.

We take pride in the craftmanship that goes into our products and are committed to living up to the quality mark “made in the USA”. We treat our staff as well as we treat our customers. Proudly employ hard-working people of all backgrounds and support our local community. It’s just right.