Speed

Rapid Heat-Up and Thermal Cycling.

Uniformity

Consistent and even heat on Mica surfaces.

Watt Density

Higher watt density than aluminum foil.

Reliability

99.99% Uptime.

How Does Your Current Heating Element Compare?

Datec’s patented thick film heating technology can be printed directly on mica, offering an ideal replacement for traditional aluminum foil, tubular heating, silicone rubber, or mica wound wire heaters.

Datec thick film, printed directly onto mica, provides more consistent and uniform heat than traditional wire-wound heaters.

Thick Film Mica-Based Heater

Datec’s patented thick film heating technology can be printed directly on mica, offering an ideal replacement for traditional aluminum foil, tubular heating, silicone rubber, or mica wound wire heaters.

Datec thick film, printed directly onto mica, provides more consistent and uniform heat than traditional wire-wound heaters.

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The Datec Advantage: Speed and Uniformity

  • Ambient to 300° Fahrenheit (149° C).
  • 3 seconds to meet peak temperature.
  • Uniform heat distribution.

The Benefits of Printing Thick Film on Mica

Save Time with Fast Heat-Up

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

Uniform Heating

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

Cost-Effective Heating Component

Get an affordable heating solution without compromising on the fast, reliable, and uniform heating you need.

RELIABLE AND CONSISTENT PERFORMANCE

Datec thick film heats consistently and evenly on mica, providing dependable heating for the long-term.

Save on Energy Costs with Low Thermal Mass

Thick film heating elements have low thermal mass and conserve energy without compromising performance.

Portable Applications

Compact and portable, thick film technology has low-voltage options as low as 3.7 volts.

Low profile saves space

Our heating elements can be printed directly onto most substrates, saving space, materials, and cost.

Case Studies

Custom Mica Thick Film Heater for the Food Holding Industry

A North American retailer needed Datec’s leading-edge technology to meet performance and reliability requirements.

Using our expertise in design, materials and printing, Datec created uniform heating components that would heat-up quickly and maintain its set temperature for as long as required.

The heating element created is proven 99.9% reliable over 2 million operating days.

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Common Applications of Mica Thick Film Heaters

Hot Food Display Cases

Portable Food Delivery

Hot Food Holding Cabinets

Food Sealing Equipment

Cooking Appliances

Lab Equipment Use

Advantages of Working with Datec

Engineering and Application Expertise

Customized Heating Solutions to Maximize Your Product Performance

All Products Manufactured in North America

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