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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 GR5AHL strip heater was designed to mount above these display units and it can run LED lights only for cold shelf operations or with the calrod emitter engaged for hot food.
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.
Wave soldering machines offer different preheating systems such as forced convection, a combination of middle wave IR radiation with natural convection (i.e., calrod), and a system with short-wave IR lamps.
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.
Stovetop cooking was forever changed in 1928 when GE introduced the Calrod range; President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered the first televised presidential broadcast in 1939; Simmons made guests feel more at home when it designed the Hide-A-Bed in 1940; Sauder solved bulky shipping problems with a snap-together table in 1951; Seiko introduced the first quartz wall clock in 1968; Rival helped a new generation of working women to still get dinner on the table with the 1971 introduction of the Crock-Pot; the '80s witnessed the phenomenon of the personal home computer; and the '90s, well, have you ever heard of George Foreman?
The heaters offer higher efficiency and superior performance compared to traditional NiChrome and Calrod heater technology.
The heating element is a 4.5 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.