Here at Heating Elements UK, we have every length, power rating, voltage and conceivable shape of Incoloy 800 (also referred to as Alloy 800, Nicalloy), 8mm diameter ⌀ Heating Element you could possibly wish for. And levels of customer service and care that will make you want to add to the growing & glowing bank of Testimonials.
That is a promise.
Also, exceedingly proud to be Manufactured in the UK.
We have become overly used to cheap prices for goods manufactured elsewhere in the world. At HEUK, we are not cheap. We are British. And generally, exceedingly cheerful. Training and paying skilled people proper wages, paying for high quality raw materials (resistance coil wire, magnesium oxide, Incoloy 800 tubing and electrical connections), resulting in products that will exceed your expectations.
And that’s another promise.
Search for your specific requirements in the Shop here.
(Before ordering, please see ###Important Information###, below.)
- Available Straight, U Bent (usually to 50mm fixing centres) or formed, see below.
- As these are standards, stock moves fast, so call Jamie on 07897 246 779 to discuss your needs. And I’ll give you a discount, or free delivery – I like a chat! …And I don’t like losing 2%ish to the banks on card payments!
- Stock straight lengths – 24″, 36″, 48″, 60″, 72″, 84″, 96″, 144″
- Stock U Bent Lengths – 12″, 18″, 24″, 27″, 30″, 36″, 42″, 48″, 72″.
- Stock Powers – 500w, 1000w, 2000w & 3000w.
- Available bespoke, any power rating, voltage or length. Quantity discounts available.
- Incoloy 800, “a superior stainless steel”, suitable for air, water or oil, at the appropriate watt densities.
- 8mm diameter elements.
- 4BA terminals by default 3.6mm ⌀, but call Jamie for spade, saddle or shell post terminals if required.
- 1/4″ Compression Glands, fitted or bagged. Add to your order during the Checkout process. Sold in pairs, they appear as “You may be interested in…” when you view your Cart.
Heating Elements UK Available Bends
Elements can be bent or formed into the configurations shown on the right/below. Some forming is achieved by a clever machine. Most is done by an even cleverer fellow, built like Popeye. Thus, the more complicated & involved the bends, the more you will have to pay for the spinach required to build the lad up. Straight elements are cheapest, and you could form them yourself. If you are feeling adventurous. Or if your shaping is just too weird and specific. But, in my humble opinion, it is best to let the experts do their work.
The more “Wiggle Room” you have in terms of power rating & length, then the more likely we are to be able to find something on the shelf. In stock, makes the process both quicker & easier. If elements are required STRAIGHT or NARROW U BENT (ie, <=50mm fixing centres) then lengths will have to be close enuf. But if we can squeeze in a W shaped element (Fig 17 in drawing above), then this allows the “middle leg” to vary according to what lengths are available on the shelf. Likewise, if you can be flexible on power rating, we may not have sufficient 1000w elements to hand, but if you could take 1250w, 1333w, or perhaps 750w, then we are better able to accommodate your needs quickly & cost efficiently.
If no such “Wiggle Room” exists, we can make elements to exacting specifications. These elements are filled, rolled, annealed & dried out overnight in an oven specifically to your needs. This is likely to add a further week to your leadtime. If you are needing large numbers of elements, ie, 30+, it won’t affect the price too much. For manufacturing runs of lower volumes, the price is going to rise markedly. The lower the number, then the higher the price.
It’s best you know all of this, and factor it in, ahead of our conversation. I want you to be a satisfied customer, like all the Good Folks in our Testimonials. And then add to that growing & glowing bank of feedback, cos I love it.
Heating Elements UK – Useful Information.
On this site, you will not only find an online catalogue of our core range of products. You’ll find tips, advice and guidance, as well as links to other resources to make your life easier, including our free online heating calculation tools, very useful if you don’t know yet how much power or time you need for your specific application. Any problems, just call Jamie on 07897 246 779.
On our blog, ElementsOfHeating there is a wealth of relevant and useful information, such as an explanation of what a heating element actually is. And my best punt at explaining the joys of watt density, and it’s crucial importance when choosing the most appropriate heating elements for water, oil, and breweries. Generally speaking, soft water, if you can find it, or indeed soften it with one of these, is good up to 80 w/in². Hard water, which is most of us, needs to be at or below 40 w/in², otherwise the magnesium & calcium sticks to the element, preventing heat dissipation, encouraging even more sh1t to stick, eventually killing the element. Light oils, such as cooking & seed oils, are ok at 25 w/in², but heavy industrial oils will need to be down at 12 w/in². Simply put, you need more element in the available space.
On our YouTube channel we have videos showing an explanation of what a heating element is…
..as well as this 2 minute explanation of what an immersion heater is.
Also our blog contains a full description and explanation of the component parts of a screwed immersion heater
Also available is an informational entry about the process we go through when designing immersion heaters generally.