ceramic radiant

ceramic radiant

[sə′ram·ik ′rād·ē·ənt]
(engineering)
A baked-clay component of a gas heating unit which radiates heat when incandescent from the gas flame.
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The ceramic radiant heaters are blocked off with a shutter when forming is complete.
The heating unit consisted of an 8 x 3 matrix of ceramic radiant heaters.
* Infrared Internationale of North America, Comstock Park, Mich., is showing something else new for thermoformers: a 1-ft-square ceramic radiant panel, which can simplify installation and control by reducing the number of independent elements.