|Range||Raychem FHT2 Constant Wattage Cable|
FMT and FHT are constant wattage parallel circuit heating cables designed for pipe and equipment heat-tracing in industrial applications. This family offers an economical alternative to self-regulating heating cables but requires more skill for installation and also requires more advanced control and monitoring systems.
|Cold lead length||1.5 m|
|Maximum intermittent exposure temperature (power off)||260 °C|
|Minimum bend radius||25 mm|
|Minimum Clearance||50 mm|
|Minimum installation temperature||-60 °C|
|Supply Voltage||190 - 277 VAC|
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Self limiting / self regulating heating tape adjusts heat output to equal the heat loss from the pipe work. As pipe temperature falls the electrical conductivity of the semi-conductive core increas...
Yes, utilising our in-house design facilities, we can design your complete trace heating requirement.
Yes, when using trace heating on plastic pipes ensure that ATE- 180 aluminium tape is used to help disperse the heat around the pipe.
Yes, thermal insulation is required on all heat trace applications. Without insulation, surface heat losses can increase approximately 4-5 times.
Most applications can simply be straight traced, reducing costs of materials and installation time without compromising on operational requirements.
If the surface area of the pump is substantially greater than that of the adjoining pipework then extra heating cable may need to be considered (depending on wattage of cable installed). Pumps and ...
Generally, no maintenance of our trace heating systems is required but it is recommended that the system is checked for operational and electrical integrity periodically or prior to the winter or p...
System checks depend on the system installed, constant wattage systems can be fully checked for insulation resistance and continuity. Self regulating systems can only be checked for insulation resi...
This is used for a pipe freeze protection application. Electric heat tracing, heat tape or surface heating, is a system used to maintain or raise the temperature of pipes and vessels. Trace heat...