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Tempco Process Heaters for Tenter Frame Line Oven System

A leading engineering firm who was developing an oven system for research and development looked to Tempco to design and manufacture duct heaters for the tentering process.

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  • Case Study
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  • Food & Beverage
  • Packaging
  • Plastics
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  • Process Heaters
Autoclave

Optimization Tests for Heating Autoclaves

Tempco worked with a well-known OEM to help them meet their goals regarding the heaters used within their benchtop autoclaves.

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  • Case Study
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  • Medical
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  • Band Heaters
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Why is my quote taking so long?

We know waiting for your quote can be frustrating. Learn why waiting is sometimes necessary and then get some tips on how to make the quoting process go as smoothly as possible.

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • General Manufacturing
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Miniature Heater Coil Assembly for Mass Spectrometry Analyzers

A manufacturer of Mass Spectrometry Analyzers purchased specialized miniature coil heater assemblies for their product line. Learn how this small heater works in a big way.

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  • Case Study
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  • Research & Science
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  • Coil & Cable Htrs
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Tempco and Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Standards

Learn about how third party agency approvals such as Underwriters Laboratory Standards help Tempco meet the needs of our customers and ensure that their products are safe and reliable.

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Flexible Heaters
  • Strip Heaters
  • Temperature Control
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Tempco Cartridge Heaters for Collegiate Mechatronics Program

We designed and manufactured high density cartridge heaters for training equipment that is used to highlight the thermal loop of an immersion tank heating system.

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  • Case Study
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  • Education
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  • Cartridge Heaters
Tempco Manufacturing Plant

Tempco - Vertically Integrated and Ready for Growth

The foundation for Tempco's successful vertical integration is continuous investment in our factory, equipment and employees.

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Temperature Control
  • Temperature Sensors
Three Tempco Channel Strip Heaters

Introduction to Channel Strip Heater Power Variations

Power variations are an important feature of Tempco's channel strip heaters. Learn about the 5 different power variations and how they allow for design flexibility to fit your application needs.

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  • Technical Data
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Strip Heaters

All About Tempco's Silicone Rubber Heaters

Learn all about Tempco's Silicone Rubber Heaters including: typical applications, construction characteristics, wattage recommendations, heater performance and custom design samples.

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  • Technical Data
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Flexible Heaters
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Inline Heater for Portable Hemodialysis System

Tempco worked closely with our customer in the medical services industry to develop a miniature inline circulation heater that met all necessary project specifications for use in a portable hemodialysis system.

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  • Case Study
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  • Medical
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  • Process Heaters
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Custom Heating Solutions for the Medical and Healthcare Industry

Tempco designs and manufactures the best solutions for specific applications in the medical and healthcare industry. Learn about our engineering expertise that can support you - from medical-grade tubing production to health and wellness applications.

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  • Medical
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  • Band Heaters
  • Cartridge Heaters
  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Coil & Cable Htrs
  • Flexible Heaters
  • Temperature Control
  • Temperature Sensors
Three Tacos - Food and Beverage Industry

Why Tempco Cartridge Heaters are Ideal for the Food & Beverage Industry

Processes within the Food and Beverage Industry often require heat. Tempco Cartridge Heaters are a reliable source of precise heat that is localized which is often key to these applications.

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  • Case Study
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  • Food & Beverage
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  • Cartridge Heaters
Tempco 2020 Blog Review

Top 5 Tempco Blog Posts of 2020

Before Tempco dives into 2021, we decided to explore what was popular in 2020. This is a list of the top 5 posts from Tempco, plus one bonus!

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • Flexible Heaters
  • Heat Trace Cable
  • Infrared Heaters
  • Temperature Sensors
May Your Christmas be Merry and Bright - From Tempco

May Your Christmas be Merry and Bright

We are taking a moment to reflect on this past year and to wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Tempco!

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  • Tempco Stories
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Flexible Heaters Ideal for 3D Printing Beds

A leading U.S. Additive Manufacturing Company approached Tempco to have a heater with precise temperature control designed for their application.

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  • Case Study
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  • Additive Manufacturing
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  • Flexible Heaters
Multiple Tubular Band Heaters

All About Tempco's Tubular Heating Elements

Learn about Tempco's Tubular Heaters including: Typical Applications, Construction Characteristics, Watt Density information and more.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
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  • Tubular Heaters
Oil Rig in Field

Ceramic Band Heater Replaces Cast-In Heater

Tempco Engineers helped a customer who services the Oil Industry solve an application problem by designing a Ceramic Band Heater to replace a Cast-In Heater.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Energy
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  • Band Heaters
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Tempco Manufacturing Plant Tour

In this video get a rare sneak peek inside Tempco. See some of our manufacturing capabilities and processes that produce the quality products that our customers expect.

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  • Case Study
  • Tempco Stories
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  • Band Heaters
  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Process Heaters
  • Shroud Systems
  • Strip Heaters
  • Temperature Control
  • Tubular Heaters
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Infrared Heat for Simulation in Aerospace Industry

Infrared technology proved to be the ideal solution for Tempco's customer in the aerospace industry whose application required rapid response and intense heat.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Transportation
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  • Infrared Heaters
Illustration of Manufacturing Line

Silicone Rubber Heater on Steel Rule Die

Tempco's Silicone Rubber Heaters were the ideal solution for a customer who needed to heat the perimeter of a rectangular steel rule die for a manufacturing process.

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  • Case Study
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Flexible Heaters
Large Thermo-Platens

All About Tempco's Custom Thermo-Platens

See what Tempco can do with your big ideas for Cast-In Thermo-Platens. Designed and manufactured with our tubular heating elements, this product line is packed with potential.

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  • Technical Data
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Tubular Heaters
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Control Panel for Extrusion Die Heating

A manufacturer in the Sheet Film Industry needed a large, custom control panel that adhered to UL 508A standards.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Plastics
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  • Temperature Control
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Flanged Immersion Heater for Power Generation

Tempco designed a large flanged immersion heater for use in turbine fuel tank reservoirs and diesel generator fuel tanks.

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  • Case Study
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  • Energy
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  • Process Heaters
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Infrared Heat Ideal for Thermoforming Process

Our Type CRG square Ceramic E-mitter® provided precise temperature uniformity in a thermoforming manufacturing process for Tempco's customer in the consumer electronics industry.

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  • Case Study
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  • Plastics
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  • Heating Systems
  • Infrared Heaters
Large Tempco Flange Heater

Pressure Rated Flanged Immersion Heater Selection Guide

The 5 steps for choosing a pressure rated flanged immersion heater that best suits your application are described in this selection guide by Tempco.

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  • Technical Data
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  • Process Heaters
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3D Formed Silicone Rubber Heater for Aerospace Application

Tempco designed a three dimensional insulated silicone rubber heater to provide freeze protection for components supplied to the aerospace industry.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Construction
  • Transportation
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  • Flexible Heaters
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Giving Back in Times of Need

Inspired by her coworkers' dedication during a difficult time, one of our own oversees a company food drive so Tempco employees can take the fight against COVID-19 from manufacturing to our community.

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  • Tempco Stories
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Tempco Improves Strip Heater Design

Tempco redesigned a mica insulated strip heater to meet tight customer specifications for a company in the semiconductor industry.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor
Product Type
  • Strip Heaters
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Tubular Process Heater for Warming Fuel Oil

A Tempco distributor requested that we design Tubular Process Heaters for a unique Fuel Oil Reservoir application.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Energy
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  • Process Heaters
  • Tubular Heaters
Multiple Mightyband Coil Heaters

All About Tempco's Mightyband Coil Heaters

Tempco's Mightyband Coil Heaters compact the ceramic insulators that house the heating element and thermocouple wire into a solid mass, producing a rugged and durable heater cable, providing excellent thermal conductivity, dielectric strength and quick thermocouple response.

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  • Technical Data
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  • General Manufacturing
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  • Coil & Cable Htrs
Plastic Juice Bottles

RTD Sensors with Integrated M8 and M12 Circular Connectors

A customer in the Plastics Industry requested that Tempco design and manufacture RTDs with integrated M12 circular connectors.

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  • Case Study
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  • Plastics
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  • Temperature Sensors
Colorful look inside a Tempco control panel

Table-top Control Panels for Industrial Processes

Tempco designed similar table-top temperature control panels for two different companies, an existing customer in the textile industry and a new customer who specializes in innovative solutions for industry.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Textiles
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  • Temperature Control
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Tempco and COVID-19

Tempco has a long history of manufacturing products that are used across countless industries. During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, we remain open and fully operational to serve those essential industries. And here is why...

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Food & Beverage
  • Medical
  • Plastics
  • Transportation
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  • Band Heaters
  • Cartridge Heaters
  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Coil & Cable Htrs
  • Flexible Heaters
  • Heating Systems
  • Infrared Heaters
  • Process Heaters
  • Temperature Control
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Tubular Heaters
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Tubular Duct Heaters for High Wattage Heating Requirement

Tempco designed and manufactured several high wattage Tubular Duct Heaters for different zones within a battery electrode manufacturing application.

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  • Case Study
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  • Energy
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  • Temperature Sensors
  • Tubular Heaters
Ocean Oil Rig

Air-Cooled Shroud System for Pressurized Testing Vessel

A manufacturer and supplier of connectors for the oil industry required the heating and cooling of a vessel used for in-house testing. Tempco designed and manufactured a Cool-to-the-Touch shroud system for the application.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Energy
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  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Shroud Systems
Rice Cakes on a Red Plate

Cast-In Designed for Food Industry

Tempco designed and manufactured a Cast-In Heater with tubular heating elements for a Rice Cake Manufacturer and helped them to decrease their downtime and lower labor costs.

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  • Case Study
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  • Food & Beverage
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  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Tubular Heaters
Drawing of a person in a Sensory Deprivation (Float) Tank

Tempco Products for Sensory Deprivation Float Tanks

Tempco designed Silicone Rubber Heaters and Control Panels to help our customer maintain a very specific salt water temperature under various requirements.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Health & Wellness
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  • Flexible Heaters
  • Temperature Control
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Cast-In Heater with Temperature Gradient

Tempco helped an OEM improve their vinyl window manufacturing equipment with a custom cast-in heater.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Construction
Product Type
  • Cast-In Heaters
Toilet with Airplane wings

What does happen to poop at 34,000 feet?

It FREEZES!! Tempco designed a variety of heaters to address maintaining the temperature of an aerospace customer's vacuum waste system for small to midsize business jets.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Transportation
Product Type
  • Flexible Heaters
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Insulated Mica Band Heater for Chemical Distillation

A Tempco Duraband Heater design meets the requirements of a chemical distillation application.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Chemical Processing
Product Type
  • Band Heaters
White, 3D-printed ball

Silicone Rubber Heaters for Powder Cart Assembly

Three unique silicone rubber heater designs allow our customer in the 3D printing industry to precisely pre-heat nylon powder.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Additive Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Flexible Heaters
  • Temperature Sensors
The TaylorMade Truck

TaylorMade Visit

Tempco designed a custom temperature control panel for the TaylorMade Tour Truck. And we saw it in action!

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  • Tempco Stories
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  • Temperature Control
Cast-In Circulation Heater

All About Tempco's Cast-In Circulation Heaters

Learn about Tempco's CHX Series Cast-In Circulation Heaters including: Typical Applications, Design Features, Construction Characteristics and more.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Cast-In Heaters
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Understanding Temperature Sensors

Learn the difference between RTD's, Thermocouples and Thermistors with this guide and find valuable information on additional reference pages.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
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  • Temperature Sensors
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Refitting a Mica Insulated Band Heater

A customer in the Health Services Industry ordered a mica insulated band heater with the wrong inner diameter. To save them time and money, Tempco successfully refitted the clamping on the heater.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Medical
Product Type
  • Band Heaters
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Coil Heater for 3D Printer

Tempco manufactured a Coil Heater to satisfy the requirements of a 3D Printer Manufacturer's application.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Additive Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Coil & Cable Htrs
Group of various Tempco Infrared heaters

Understanding Infrared Radiant Heating Technology

Infrared heat energy can be delivered to concentrated areas at a very fast rate with Tempco's Radiant Heaters or heater arrays.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Infrared Heaters
Tempco Heat Trace Cables

Introduction to Heat Trace Cable Systems

Tempco’s Heat Trace Cables are the perfect solution for counteracting the effects of heat loss from process piping systems.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Heat Trace Cable
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Custom Cast-In Heaters for the Petroleum Industry

Tempco designed and manufactured custom cast aluminum and bronze heaters to fit over a customer-supplied petroleum pipe.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Energy
Product Type
  • Cast-In Heaters
Group of various Tempco Cartridge Heaters

Recommendations for Improving the Life of Hi-Density Cartridge Heaters

Concerned about your cartridge heater lasting? Tempco can help you improve the life of your cartridge heaters with engineering and design information and tips.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Cartridge Heaters
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Skid Duct Heater System for Processing Medical Device Coatings

When presented with three distinct challenges, Tempco was able to design and manufacture a skid duct heater system complete with a control panel that satisfied the needs of a unique application.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Medical
Product Type
  • Heating Systems
  • Process Heaters
  • Temperature Control
Colorful Plastic Pellets used in Extrusion

Custom Shroud System for Plastics Extruder

A plastics extruder service and rebuilding company faced a unique extruder design that required a custom, Cool to-the Touch shroud system.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Plastics
Product Type
  • Cast-In Heaters
  • Shroud Systems
Multiple Mica-Insulated Band Heaters

All About Tempco's Mica Insulated Band Heaters

Learn about Tempco's Micaband Heaters including: Typical Applications, Construction Characteristics, Trouble-Free Service Information and more.

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  • Technical Data
Industry
  • General Manufacturing
Product Type
  • Band Heaters
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Silicone Rubber Heater for Sauna Heating Pads

Our product quality is demonstrated in a silicone rubber heater designed to function as a heating pad for salt stones in a sauna.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Health & Wellness
Product Type
  • Flexible Heaters
Landscape with Nuclear Power Plant

Electric Heater For Nuclear Fuel Rod Simulators

Approached by a university, Tempco designed and manufactured a custom cable heater with temperature sensors to mimic nuclear fuel rods.

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  • Case Study
Industry
  • Energy
Product Type
  • Coil & Cable Htrs
  • Temperature Sensors
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Welcome to the Tempco Blog!

Welcome to Tempco's blog! Here you will find case studies, technical data and articles regarding what we do - manufacturing electric heating elements, temperature sensors, temperature and power control products and process heating systems.

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  • Tempco Stories

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