Half Quartz Element (HQE)

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Half Quartz Infrared Heating Element (HQE)

A versatile infrared quartz heating element (150 – 500W) providing an instant heat response for a variety of industrial process applications. These elements are particularly effective for manufacturing processes where a rapid heater response is required.

Available Wattage: 150 – 500W

Size: 123.5 x 22.5 x 62.5mm

Useful wavelength range: 1.5 – 8 microns

Average weight: 217g

Heater Voltage: 230V standard

Other Variations: voltages, wattages, lead length and terminations available on request

Average Operating Life: 10,000 hrs depending on conditions

Iron-chrome aluminium resistance wire

Recommended radiation distance from heater is 100 mm to 200 mm

Minimum recommended spacing between elements: 5mm.

Supplied with 100mm ceramic beaded power leads

Ensure temperature of the aluminium clad steel body does not exceed 500°C (932°F).

Technical information

Available Wattage150W250W300W325W400W500W
Mean surface temp (°C)477593664709772
Max power density (kW/m2)17.228.734.537.345.957.4
Radiant Watt density at 100mm W/cm20.2660.691.14

Based on tests of average surface temperature with an infrared thermometer set at an emissivity of 0.95 (element mounted in an aluminised steel reflector, RAS)


Installation Instructions

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