Straight Rod Heaters
Straight rod heating elements are extremely versatile, making them ideal for use in any industry. Available in a variety of lengths, they can be formed to different shapes, wattage, and voltage depending on your business requirements. With prices starting from less than £10, you can get the low cost heating elements you need here at Under Control.Read More
The different uses for straight rod heating elements
Rod heaters can be used in different settings, including both wet and dry applications. From use in ovens and hot cupboards to any heating application your business needs, they are a relatively low cost type of heating element and won’t cost a lot to replace when required. You will find a variety of termination options and fittings to help you install the equipment.
Domestic, commercial, and industrial organisations will find a use for straight rod heaters, as they can be used to heat air, water, oil, chemical solutions, and more. From 500w to 3000w straight rod elements, you will be able to find exactly what you need to effectively heat water, air, and oil, or to defrost products.
Temperature control is made possible with these rod elements through additional items such as thermostats, simmerstats, and energy regulators. Controlling the temperature is the most effective way to get the heat you need when you need it. For businesses like those in food service, having a consistent temperature is vital to the safety of your organisation.
Choosing the rod heater you need
Whether you need a low or high wattage, you’ll find what you need here at Under Control. We stock everything from 500w rod heaters to 3000w straight rod elements, making them ideal for catering spares and a variety of other uses. These heaters are made from stainless steel with an 8.5mm diameter, providing an effective heating solution at a low cost.
Available in stock sizes between 20” and 150” depending on the wattage, you can add different fittings and temperature controllers to regulate the heat produced. Thermostats and simmerstats are available today to enhance your use of rod heaters.
Looking for the best equipment for your business? Contact Under Control today to discuss your needs. Our team will help you find the right rod heating elements and discuss quantity discount prices with you. The more you buy, the more you save, and with same-day shipping on orders placed before 1pm, you could get your order the very next day!
What can rod heating elements be used for?
Rod heating elements are extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of applications. Primarily they are used within catering to circulate liquids or gases for heating purposes, such as oil and water.
How do heating elements work?
Heating elements use coils, ribbons, or strips of wire to generate heat in a similar way to lamp filaments. This heat then radiates out in all directions and can be directed differently depending on the shape of the heating element itself.
What are the different sizes of straight rod heating elements?
Straight rod heating elements are available in a variety of lengths, from 20” to 150”. Made from stainless steel, they are often around 8.5mm in diameter and are suitable for a range of wet and dry applications.
What are the main reasons for heating elements failing?
Mechanical failures are the main reason for heating elements to stop working effectively. Over time, the heating element can fail and cause problems. However, as rod heating elements are low cost and relatively cheap to replace, it is a good idea to have replacement parts ready to keep your machinery working effectively.
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