Foil Heaters

 

FOIL HEATERS

Foil Heaters
Description

C.U.L. Recognized – E56973
C.S.A. Certified – 016386-0-000

Applications

Battery Warmers, Cabinets, Defrost Applications, Heated Food Tables, Laboratory Equipment,Incubators, Ceiling Panels, and Wall Panels.

Features
  • The Backer Hotwatt Foil Heater is a self-contained one-piece assembly.
  • A resistant element is laminated between two layers of aluminum foil.
  • The heater is ideally suited for area and surface heating applications.
  • Sheath temperatures to 300°F.
  • Widths range from 1 1/4″ minimum -36″.
  • Lengths range from 4″-60″.
  • Heaters are available with a thermostat.
  • Many configurations with or without holes and cutouts are available.
  • Made in U.S.A.
Wattage

The maximum wattage is based on 3 watts per square inch of surface.

Voltage

Voltage is normally 120 or 240 volts. Lower voltages are available.

Construction
Foil Heater Construction
  1. Aluminum foil
  2. Insulating sleeve
  3. Premium grade resistance wire element
  4. Insulated leads
Foil Heater Constructions

Type A: Self-Adhering/Flexible

Type A Self Adhering Flexible
  1. Aluminum Foil
  2. Adhesive
  3. Element
  4. Aluminum Foil
  5. Adhesive
  6. Release paper

Type B: Mechanically Fastene/Flexible

Type A Self Adhering Flexible
  1. Aluminum Foil
  2. Adhesive
  3. Element
  4. Aluminum Foil

Type C: Mechanically Fastened: Semi-rigid

Type A Self Adhering Flexible
  1. Aluminum Foil
  2. Adhesive
  3. Element
  4. Aluminum sheet: .025″ thick


Standard Terminations

SF1: Flexible leads for applications where leads can be bent close to the end of the unit.Leads are non-repairable.

SF11A Termination

SF11B: Straight quick connect terminals. Specify male or female and size: 3/16″ or 1/4″.

SF11B

SF11C: Flag quick connect terminals. Specify male or female and size: 3/16″ or 1/4″.

SF11C Termination

SF11D: Spade terminals. Specify size: #6, #8, #10.

SF11D Termination
How To Order

Determine catalog number as shown below. For complex configurations, attach drawings.

 

Example: FH3-6/50W/120V/SF1-12/SF11A-#8/A4-20

 

FH: Prefix for foil heater
3: Width of heater from which side the lead comes out
6: Length of heater
50W: Wattage
120V: Voltage
SF1-12: Lead type and length
SF11A: Terminal if required
A: Construction of heater (specify A, B, C)
4: The number of passes of element inside the foil (generally determined by the factory)
20: Element length (generally determined by the factory)