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heating element

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(Electronics) a coil or other arrangement of wire in which heat is produced by an electric current
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Noun1.heating element - the component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
bar - a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars"
burner - the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking; "the electric range had one large burner and three smaller one"
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
electric fire, electric heater - a small electric space heater
electric range - a kitchen range in which the heat for cooking is provided by electric power
gas cooker, gas range, gas stove - a range with gas rings and an oven for cooking with gas
immersion heater - a heating element that is immersed in the liquid that is to be heated (as in a hot-water tank)
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The wave solder machine is an Electrovert Electra outfitted with a spray fluxer, three bottomside forced air preheaters, three topside Calrod preheaters, and nitrogen-inerted chip and smooth waves.
The former is equipped with the single serpentine 1500 W Calrod radiant heater shown in Fig.
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Each lamp is made with a noncorrosive aluminum exterior construction, and contains a reflector plate that focuses heat from the calrod heating element.
The epoxy is formulated to handle temperatures as high as 400[degrees] F and cylinders are designed to be heated with conventional calrod elements or by hot oil.
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The heaters offer higher efficiency and superior performance compared to traditional NiChrome and Calrod heater technology.
5 kW calrod that is protected in an incoloy sheath and wash water is heated to 170 [degrees].
This is generated by glowing calrod, ceramic, or quartz elements operating at heater surface temperatures of 1500 [degrees] F or higher.