Infragas presents its groundbreaking line of infrared gas heaters, known as INFRACAT, where the name combines “INFRAred energy” and “CATalytic technology.” These innovative heaters utilize catalytic gas oxidation to emit infrared energy, delivering unparalleled performance and adaptability for a wide range of applications.
Boasting a surface temperature modulable from 180°C (365°F) to 550°C (1022°F), these radiant emitters are the epitome of efficiency and precision.
Versatility in Design
The INFRACAT series come in various versions, each meticulously designed to cater to specific industrial requirements. For modular applications in ovens, the standard heaters feature a K type thermocouple. On the other hand, the integrated shut-off manual valve or thermostatic safety valve version allows for independent use, making them ideal for heating areas, coating application zones, or standalone thermal treatment equipment.
These machines have been engineered to deliver exceptional power, ranging from 0.4 kW (344 kcal/h) to a remarkable 17 kW (14617 kcal/h). The INFRACAT series is designed to achieve a specific power rating of 20 kW/m², ensuring optimal heat distribution and energy utilization for each application.
Infragas takes pride in meeting the highest industry standards. The heaters hold multiple certifications, including:
FM Certification: Approved by Factory Mutual, Infragas products are suitable for use in classified areas, including Class 1, Division 2, Group D – HT and HA Explosion Proof products.
CE Certification: These products bear the CE marking in compliance with the Atex Directive 2014/34/UE, certifying their suitability for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, Group II, Category 2 G – Explosion Proof products.
UKCA Certification: Compliant with UK Conformity Assessed standards, the heaters carry the UKCA marking introduced to replace the CE marking in England, Wales, and Scotland.
EAC Certification: For the Eurasian Economic Union, including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan, the heaters are certified for conformity with the previous Customs Union.
The INFRACAT series deliver an array of advantages that set them apart from conventional heating solutions:
Energy Efficiency: The catalytic gas oxidation process ensures efficient energy utilization, resulting in cost-effective heating solutions for industrial applications.
Precise Temperature Control: With modulable surface temperatures, these machines provide precise control over the heating process, contributing to high-quality and consistent results.
Safety and Reliability: The heaters’ certifications for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and hazardous areas demonstrate their robust safety features and reliability.
Versatility: From ovens to independent units, I§NFRACAT adapts effortlessly to various industrial settings and processes.
Unleashing Efficiency and Precision
Infrared gas heaters from Infragas are revolutionizing various industries with their unmatched efficiency and precision in thermal processes. These versatile components find application in a wide range of sectors, providing tailored solutions to meet the specific needs of each industry.
Surface Pre-Heating and Curing
INFRACAT panels are ideal for surface pre-heating and curing processes. Whether it’s pre-heating metal parts like molds before coating or curing powder coatings, these heaters offer rapid and uniform heating, ensuring consistent and high-quality results.
Coating Application Areas
In coating applications, precise temperature control is crucial for achieving flawless finishes. These panels deliver efficient heat that can be modulated to suit different coatings, preventing defects like bubbling and ensuring smooth, homogeneous coatings.
In the textile industry, infrared panels play a vital role in various processes, such as silk screen printing and thermosetting. The precise and fast heating capabilities of INFRACAT enables efficient and high-quality textile treatments.
INFRACAT heaters are well-suited for glass paint drying, including decorative treatments and mirroring processes. The infrared energy focuses directly on the glass surface, providing uniform and controlled heating without affecting the surrounding environment.
In the wood industry, the panels are used for paint drying on MDF (Medium-Density Fiberboard) and HDF (High-Density Fiberboard). The fast curing capabilities of these products contribute to increased productivity in wood processing operations.
Thermoforming and Vulcanization
INFRACAT infrared gas heaters facilitate thermoforming processes, where precise heating is required for shaping materials like plastic sheets. Additionally, they are utilized in vulcanization processes for rubber curing, ensuring reliable and consistent results.
The food industry benefits from Infragas products in applications such as baking and vegetable product dehydration. The ability to modulate surface temperatures allows for precise control over the heating process, ensuring optimal results for various food products.
Oil & Gas Sector
In the oil and gas industry, INFRACAT heaters are utilized for heating hoses, working sites, and instruments in petrochemical applications. The panels’ safety certifications make them suitable for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
INFRACAT heaters are employed for thermal stabilization of organic products, offering efficient and controlled heating to achieve the desired material properties.
Insulation Paint Drying on Electrical Cables
These panels are utilized for insulation paint drying on electrical cables, ensuring that the paint cures evenly and adheres to the cable surface effectively.
Ink Drying on Paper and Substrates
In the printing industry, INFRACAT heaters are used for ink drying on paper and other substrates, contributing to fast and efficient printing processes.
INFRACAT panels find applications in the automotive sector, including pre-heating metal parts before coating and various curing processes for automotive components.
The diverse applications of INFRACAT heaters showcase their adaptability and reliability across industries. From achieving consistent and high-quality coatings to precise temperature control in various thermal processes, these products are the go-to choice for industries seeking efficient, safe, and effective heating solutions.
Embrace the Future of Heating
Infragas heaters embody the cutting-edge technology that the industrial world needs. With their efficient performance, precise temperature control, and versatility, these machines elevate industrial heating processes to new levels of excellence.
Whether it’s for curing, pre-heating, or various thermal treatments, INFRACAT heaters stand as the ultimate choice for businesses. Experience the power of innovation with Infragas’ panels and revolutionize your industrial operations with efficient, reliable, and high-performance heating technology.