Flat / Formed Heating Elements

There are few limitations to what Hotco can manufacture in this area of design. Often these elements are manufactured for heating flat surfaces or square blocks - from the inside, outside or both!.

Types of Flat / Formed Heating Elements

Flat / Shaped Heating Elements

Metal sheathed mica insulated plate heating elements where cylindrical clamping is not possible. These elements are generally manufactured with a heavy steel backing plate to specifications / sizes and can have built in temperature sensors for excellent control. Flat heating elements are manufactured from stock material to suit specific applications.

Manufacturing Data.
Min / Max Length (mm) 30 / 1000
Min / Max Width (mm) 30 / 500
Min / Max Votage (V) 110 / 450
Max Watts Density 6 Watts/cm2
Max Element Temperature 350 °C

Cast Heating Elements

Manufactured to customer specifications cast heating elements can be supplied in many shapes and configurations to enable high temperature heat transfer. Water cooling pipes can be cast in to speed temperature cooling. These elements provide excellent life span along with incredible durability across a broad range of industrial applications.

Manufacturing Data.
Min / Max Length (mm) 30 / 1000
Min / Max Width (mm) 30 / 500
Min / Max Votage (V) 110 / 450
Max Watts Density 6 Watts/cm2
Max Element Temperature 500 °C

Strip Heaters

Hotco strip heaters, being a robust uniform generator of heat, provide clean and dependable energy to attain sheath temperatures up to 450°C. The electrical insulation medium is high temperature ceramic. It is important that to maintain a long working life, the correct watt-density is selected for the application.

They can be supplied with fins for heat distribution, terminal box and mounting feet for various applications like anti-condensation and can be manufactured to a variety of lengths and wattages as required.


Hotco has an extensive range of stock flat, formed and shaped heating elements and also custom-make heaters to specific requirements. As always, If you need assistance in designing or selecting the right industrial heater for your application our team of technicians are available to assist.