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Mica Strip Heaters

Mica Strip Application Worksheet

Mica Strip Heater Configurator

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a
FOR HOT PLATES, SEALING EQUIPMENT,
HOT STAMPING, DIES AND MOLDS, ETC.
b
OPTIONS
A Flexible armor (BX) installed over flexible leads.
B Metal braid installed over flexible leads.
C Flexible leads - teflon and fiberglass insulated nickel or nickel clad conductor
D Strain relief bracket
E Terminal Box
F Flexible Armor in Right Angle Bracket
G Thermocouple or Clearance Holes
H Button Terminals
I Appliance Pins
J Twist lock plug installed on leads
K Additional thickness, specify standard thickness is 3/16"
L Series with leads-specify option A, B or C
M Dual voltage, specify
N Stainless steel sheath, designed for higher sheath temperatures
O Grounding stud
P Series with post terminals
R Mounting slots 1/4" x 3/8", one at each end of strip
S Mounting slots 1/4" x 3/8" specify location
T No mounting slots

c"L" series (flexible leads)
1.
Top quality MICA insulation
2. Nickel-chrome ribbon engineered for longest life at rated watts & volts
3. Post terminals - riveted for positive electical connection to element
4. 1/4 x 3/8 mounting hole
5. Standard steel sheath with special surface treatment to increase heat transfer and to retard oxidation (stainless steel option.)

Mica Strips With Post Terminals
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c
P1R Post terminals at each end of the heater with mounting slots. Available in 3/4" widths or wider.
P2R Post terminals at same end of heater with mounting slots. Tandem along the length. Available in 1" widths or wider.
d.
e
P3R Post terminals at same end of heater with mounting slots. At right angel to length. Available in 2" widths or wider.
P4R Post terminals at same and f heater with mounting slots. Terminals set off center along the length. Available in 1-1/2" widths or wider.

 

Mica Strips With Leads
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L1CR Flexible fiberglass leads exiting heater from same end with mounting slots. Available in 1" widths or wider Option"C" shown - leadwire
L2CR Flexible fiberglass lead exiting heater from each end with mounting slots. Available in 3/4" widths or wider Option "c" shown - leadwire.
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L3BR Metal braided flexible leads exiting heater from outside top surface with mounting slots. Available in 1" widths or wider. Option "B" shown - braid
L3AR Flexible armor installed over fiberglass leadwire exiting heater from outside top surface with mounting slots. Available in 1" widths or wider Option "A" shown - armor.

Specifications:

Length
Minimum without mounting holes 2-1/2"
Minimum with mounting holes 3-1/2"
Maximum consult Omega
Width
Minimum, Types P1R-L2CR 3/4"
Minimum, Type P3R 1-3/4"
Maximum consult Omega
Thickness
Nominal 3/16
Sheath Temperature
Maximum, Standard units 900 Deg. 482 Deg C
Maximum, Stainless Steel Sheath 1200 Deg. F 650 Deg. C
Wattage
35 WATTS/sq. in. recommended max.
Terminals
10-24 x 7/16 POST TERM. Or 12" FLEX. LEADS
Voltage
Maximum 480VAC

Mica Strip Heaters
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