Integrate Your Aesthetic Appeal and Functionality With Our Thick Film Heating Elements on Glass

Datec’s patented thick film heating technology can be printed directly on glass, offering a sleek appearance with isolated thermal zones and rapid, uniform heating.

The industry-leading thick film paste is printed directly on the substrate, allowing for even and uniform heat without hot or cold spots. This fast and precise solution is easy to sanitize and has a clean, modern appearance.

Whether you’re improving an existing product or creating something entirely new, Datec’s thick film technology is the ideal alternative for Kapton® Polyimide, silicone, foil, or traditional thick film heaters.

The Benefits of Printing Thick Film on Glass

Fast Heat-Up Saves Time

Get the fast, precise, and uniform heating you need, when you need it.

Uniform Heating

Eliminate hot or cold spots with reliably even and uniform heating.

Direct Bonding to Surface Saves Space

Get rapid, precise heating by bonding thick film heating elements directly to glass.

Easy to Clean

Ensure your device is completely free to bacteria with the easy-to-clean surface.

Modern Appearance

Devices look sleek and modern when made with glass.

Here’s What You Can Expect From Datec’s Thick Film Technology

Our patented technology can be directly printed on materials like glass, mica, and aluminum. Thick film technology is an ideal alternative for Polyimide, silicone, foil, or traditional thick film heaters.

  • ATTRIBUTES
  • Substrates
  • Size
  • Maximum Temp
  • Max Watt Density
  • Max Voltage
  • Processing Temp
  • Speed
  • Reliability
  • DATEC THICK FILM
  • Al, Mica, SS, Steels, Glass, Ceramics
  • 0.6 to 1.2 mm thick
  • 482° F (250° C). (Max temp ramp-up rate of up to 50°C per second)
  • 30 W/cm²
  • Up to 800 V
  • 400 °C
  • Maximum ramp-up rate of104° F (40° C)/second.
  • Lifetime of over 20,000 hours

Common Applications of Glass Thick Film Heaters

Lab Equipment

Food Warming

Advantages of Working with Datec

Engineering and Application Expertise

Customized Heating Solutions to Maximize Your Product Performance

All Products Manufactured in North America

Responsive, Agile Supply Partner

Our Application Engineers Create Innovative Heating Solutions for a Wide Range of Applications That Can Be Printed Directly onto Glass.

Talk to Our Engineering Team to Discuss Your Product Requirements.