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Flexible Tubular Heaters by Hotset

Backer Marathon offers the most expedited shipping of in stock HotSet flexible heaters in the market. The HotSet flexible tubular heaters are completely flexible and may be shaped around pipes, along platen paths, and into other challenging shapes. They are excellent replacements for traditional tubular heaters, which are not flexible. 

HotSet flexible tubular heaters feature:

  • Easy installation with a uniform finish
  • Can be formed by hand
  • Store in a straight condition to save storage space
  • No special installation tools required
  • Patented technology ensure industry leading heat transfer 
  • Up to 75% sheath contact with round and square hotflex heaters when recommended groove geometry is followed
  • Rapid heat-up times
  • Minimal temperature difference between heater sheath and heated tool
  • 3-dimensional groove geometry possible
  • Industry's smallest bending radius
  • Hotflex's flexibility enables heat to be located where it is needed; an improvement over rigid cartridge heaters
  • Reduced energy costs: tool mass can be reduced

Construction Information

Technical key features of the hotflex flexible tubular heater include:

  • Stainless Steel sheath material
  • Sheath temperature of heating element maximum 700°C / 1290°F
  • Standard connection voltage of 230V
  • High voltage resistance* of 1000V AC
  • Insulation resistance* greater or equal to 5 MOhm at 500V DC
  • Leakage current* less than 0.5 mA at 253V AC
  • Wattage tolerance +/-10%
  • Length tolerance +/-1.5%

*tested at environmental temperature

Hotflex Product Dimensions

Depending on the number of bends the hotflex length can increase up to 1%.

Type hotflex L min [mm] L max [mm] Tube section max [mm] Min. bending radius internal Max. sheath surface load [W/cm2] max. wattage [W] at 230V
6.0 300 1.800 24 6.5 10 2190
Ø6.5 300 1.800 24 6.5 10 2190
Ø8.0 300 2.600 10 10 15 5200
8.0 300 2.600 10 10 15 5200
Ø8.2 300 2.600 10 10 15 5200
Ø8.5 300 2.600 10 10 15 5200
Ø10.0 300 2.600 10 10 12.5 5200

Options

  • Bendable unheated zones
  • Connection voltage from 12V to 250V
  • Individual length
  • Individual wattage
  • Individual connection options

Connection Options

Hotflex Plug'n heat Connector

Ceramic Terminal Connector “Plug'n Heat”

  • B 14 x H 21 x T 25 mm
  • Ready for installation
  • No additional insulation necessary
  • Heat resistant up to 230°C in continuous
    operation (short term max. up to 280°C).
  • Only for hotflex 8.5 and hotflex/Q 8 x 8.

Hotflex Threaded Pins

Threaded Pins

  • M 2.5 with set of nuts and washers made of stainless steel.
  • M 4 with set of nuts and washers made of stainless steel (only at hotflex 8.5 and hotflex/Q 8 x 8.

Hotflex Plain Ni-leads

Plain Ni-Leads

  • With ceramic beads insulation, up to 600°C.

Hotflex External mounted leads

External Mounted Leads

  • Glass silk insulated Ni-leads up to 320°C, multi wire (also with cable socket for M 4)
  • PTFE insulated Ni-leads, up to 260°C, multi wire
  • Silicon insulated Ni-leads,  up to 180°C, multi wire

Hotflex High Temp Leads

High Temperature Leads

  • High temperature mineral fibre insulated Ni-leads with ceramic sealed tube section, multi wire

Hotflex Flat Plug

Flat Plug

  • W = 6.3 mm

Recommended Groove Geometry

Type Hotflex Groove Dimensions [mm] w x h
6.0+/-0.1 6.1+0.1   x   7.1+0.1
Ø6.5+/-0.1 6.0+0.1   x   6.5+0.1
Ø8.0+/-0.1 7.7+/-0.05   x   8.0+/-0.1
8.0+/-0.1 8.1+0.1   x   9.1+0.1
Ø8.2+/-0.1 7.9+/-0.05   x   8.2+/-0.1
Ø8.5+/-0.1 8.2+/-0.05   x   8.5+/-0.1
Ø10.0+/-0.1 9.7+/-0.05   x   10.0+/-0.1

 

Stock Parts

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Part No. Diameter Watts Volts Length Available Qty Price
6100300 8.500 mm 650 watts 230 volts 300.00 mm 10 Sign In for Pricing
6100350 8.500 mm 750 watts 230 volts 350.00 mm 10 Sign In for Pricing
6100400 8.500 mm 900 watts 230 volts 400.00 mm 10 Sign In for Pricing
6100450 8.500 mm 1050 watts 230 volts 450.00 mm 10 Sign In for Pricing
6100500 8.500 mm 1150 watts 230 volts 500.00 mm 17 Sign In for Pricing
6100550 8.500 mm 1300 watts 230 volts 550.00 mm 12 Sign In for Pricing
6100600 8.500 mm 1450 watts 230 volts 600.00 mm 7 Sign In for Pricing
6100650 8.500 mm 1600 watts 230 volts 650.00 mm 7 Sign In for Pricing
6100700 8.500 mm 1750 watts 230 volts 700.00 mm 13 Sign In for Pricing
6100750 8.500 mm 1900 watts 230 volts 750.00 mm 11 Sign In for Pricing
6100800 8.500 mm 2050 watts 230 volts 800.00 mm 16 Sign In for Pricing
6100850 8.500 mm 2200 watts 230 volts 850.00 mm 9 Sign In for Pricing
6100900 8.500 mm 2350 watts 230 volts 900.00 mm 5 Sign In for Pricing
6100950 8.500 mm 2500 watts 230 volts 950.00 mm 4 Sign In for Pricing
6101000 8.500 mm 2650 watts 230 volts 1000.00 mm 7 Sign In for Pricing
6101050 8.500 mm 2800 watts 230 volts 1050.00 mm 6 Sign In for Pricing
6101100 8.500 mm 2930 watts 230 volts 1100.00 mm 6 Sign In for Pricing
6101150 8.500 mm 3060 watts 230 volts 1150.00 mm 4 Sign In for Pricing
6101200 8.500 mm 3190 watts 230 volts 1200.00 mm 5 Sign In for Pricing
6101250 8.500 mm 3320 watts 230 volts 1250.00 mm 4 Sign In for Pricing
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