Process Heating Company Offers Lo-Density® Drop-in Tank Heaters
Process Heating Company (PHCo), headquartered in Seattle, offers Lo-Density® Drop-in Tank Heaters for 100%-efficient heating of asphalt and emulsions in both underground tanks and distributor trucks. The Drop-in Heater is designed to be installed by simply dropping it through the tank’s manway and attaching it horizontally to the tank bottom. If needed, multiple heaters can be laid end-to-end using flexible high-temperature power leads.
Producers know of the numerous benefits underground asphalt storage tanks can provide. Lo-Density, electric, drywell-style heat requires no permits or stacks, requires little maintenance, and is always 100% efficient, according to the manufacturer, but the Lo-Density Drop-in Heaters are also appropriate for above-ground applications, including static installations up to 50,000 gallons, as well as distributor trucks. The heaters install the same way as in underground tanks. Above-ground tanks must have a minimum of 3 inches of fiberglass (or similar) insulation and weatherproofing.
Drop-in Heaters from PHCo are available for tank capacities ranging from 1,000 gallons to 50,000 gallons, and they will maintain temperatures from 125° F to 325° F. The heaters’ recommended capacities include sufficient heat to maintain the temperature shown, plus a reserve capacity for heat-up requirements. The Drop-in Tank Heater kit includes a UL-Listed control panel with digital thermostats for tank content temperature control. The complete kit includes heaters, controls, temperature sensors, wiring boxes, and transition fittings for the tank top. As with all of its heaters, PHCo stands behind its equipment, offering a one-year element replacement guarantee.
For more information, call 866-682-1582 or visit www.processheating.com.