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heating element

[′hēd·iŋ ‚el·ə·mənt]
(electricity)
The part of a heating appliance in which electrical energy is transformed into heat.

electric heating element

A unit consisting of an electrical resistance material, insulated supports, and terminals for connection to a source of electric power; used as a heat source.
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3 sec Solder Temperature: 525 [degrees]F Peak Topside Temperature: 108[degrees]C Duration (amblent to wave): 5:18 Preheater Location Zone a3 Set Zone a2 Zone a1 & Tips Set Point Set Point Set Point ([degrees]F) ([degrees]F) ([degrees]F) Top: Calrod 250 300 300 Bottom: Forced Air 200 250 250 FIGURE 2.
As can be seen, the calrod system provides a passive heating that ensures the flux dries out and remains in place.
Units utilize solid-bed design with low-watt-density Calrod heaters.
The evolution of the electric range, from true novelty 75 years ago to three-fifths of the market today, would not be possible without the Calrod element.
The heart of the kitchen is the cooking appliance, and for 73 years since its introduction by GE's Hotpoint division, the heart of electric cooking has been the Calrod element.
recently converted its thermoforming operations from electric calrod heaters to catalytic heaters from Vulcan Catalytic Systems has also allowed the company to eliminate the pre-heating oven on the rotary machine, providing further energy cost reduction.
Typical preheat system configuration for pallets is a combination of calrod and forced convection heaters.
A few other dates of note include: 1928, GE's Hotpoint division introduced the Calrod element for electric cooking; 1934, George Foerstner founded Amana Refrigeration Inc.
However, since the types of heater used--nichrome wire, calrod, and black-body heating units--had limited functionality, achieving a uniform heating pattern was very difficult.
The preheat sub-process can be done with a number of different heating configurations, including tubular Calrod elements, forced convection or an infrared lamp system.