ELMAT® HEATING FOILS
Etched-foil silicone heating elements
Elmat Etched Foils are flat flexible heaters, fit for a number of applications where this feature is a key factor. They can be manufactured in almost any size and shape. Elmat Etched Foils can be fixed with self-adhesive tape, by clamping or lacing, using springs or snap fasteners. Following insulation materials can be used: rubber, silicon, mylar, kapton, teflon, nomex, mica, neoprene, fiberglass. Adjustable thermostats can be installed on the heater, silicone-protected.
Chemical etching technology (Etched Foil)
Uniform heat distribution
Possibility of having areas with different heating power, with two or more circuits on the same element
Single or double insulation
Temperature: up to 200 °C in continuous working
Total minimum thickness: 0.8 mm
Can be produced with a biadhesive for application on various surfaces such as glass, steel, plastic...
Possible forming/curing on curved surfaces
A wide range of accessories is available for the temperature control: fixed or adjustable thermostats, thermofuses, thermocouples and various other types of sensors
Pockets for probes or housings for thermostat bulbs can be applied according to customer's specifications
Maximum dimensions with standard production equipment: 2350 x 600 mm (can be incremented with multiple-heater connections)
VDE approval for the major part of the production range
Tests according to EN 60335-1 and EN 50106 standards
Elmat Etched Foils can be successfully used in many fields, such as medical, laboratory, agriculture, transportation, space, photography, packing, food industry.