Upgrade Your Aluminum Foil Heaters with Datec Thick Film Technology

Datec thick film printed directly onto substrates results in a more uniform heated surface with better heat transfer and reliability.

How Does Aluminum Foil Measure Up to Datec Thick Film?

BENEFIT MICA-TF HEATER ALUMINUM FOIL HEATER
Reliability 20,000+ Hours 20,000+ Hours
Temperature Uniformity
Maximum Power Density 50 W/In² 0.5 W/In²
Maximum Operating Temperature 250°C (482°F) 150°C (212°F)
Temperature Ramp Up Rate Up To 40°C/second (96°F)/second Approx 1°C/second (1.8°F)/second

When Should You Choose Datec Thick Film Over Aluminum Foil?

  • Require Uniform Temperature
  • Require Operating Temperatures Over 100°C
  • Need Faster, More Controlled Heat
  • Want Reliable, More Even Heat
  • Printing on Glass
  • Printing on Stainless Steel
  • Printing on Flat Surfaces

Not Familiar with Thick Film? Here’s What You’re Missing Out On:

  • Fast and reliable mounting, providing high-performing and reliable heat.
  • Uniform heat with no hot or cold spots.
  • Reach and maintain the precise temperature you need, and fast.

Where Can Datec Thick Film Technology Help?

Food Holding Cabinets

Warming Drawers

Hot Food Display Case

Pizza/Food Delivery Bags

Warming Tray

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Our IntegrAL® heating technology produces fast, precise, uniform and integrated heat meeting customers demand for performance, reliability and energy efficiency.

Custom Solutions for your Unique Challenges

We developed our thick film technology to fill the need for uniform, reliable, and high-performing heating elements customized for any industry.

Our product lines can be customized to meet your specifications, so you’ll get the heat you need when and where you need it.

Talk to our engineering team to learn more about our custom heating solutions.

Advantages of Working with Datec

With more than 20 years of design experience, our team develops application-specific, high-performance heating solutions using a methodical and collaborative approach. We work quickly and thoroughly to provide prototypes that allow you to seamlessly integrate our solutions into your products.

We pride ourselves on our responsiveness.

We are problem solvers.

We put our engineers in direct contact with yours.

We value all of our customers – small, medium, and large.

Achieve more consistent and uniform heat with Datec thick film. Talk to our engineering team to discuss your product requirements.