Over-the-Side Immersion Heaters

Over the Side Immersion HeaterOver-the-side immersion heaters are for applications where installing a heater through the side wall of a vessel is not convenient. These immersion heaters are easy to install and can be moved from one tank to another without the need to drain the tank.

Over-the-side immersion heaters are ideal for applications where scale or sludge build-up on the heater sheath is an issue. These heaters can be easily removed for periodic cleaning.

Bucan over-the-side immersion heaters are available in three models:

  • Straight "L" shaped for heating the bottom of rectangular tanks
  • Circular “O” shaped for heating the bottom of round tanks
  • Rectangular shaped that are hung on the side lip of the tank to provide side wall heating.

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

  • WATER TANKS

  • VISCOUS OILS

  • SALTS AND SOLVENTS

  • FREEZE PROTECTION

  • CAUSTIC SOLUTIONS

  • PARAFFIN

  • DEGREASING TANKS

GENERAL FEATURES

  • Weather/moisture proof terminal box (NEMA 4).

  • Single phase or three phase formations

  • The possibility of adding heater banks for higher kilowatt output

  • Different sheath materials that can meet design parameters and conditions of the liquid being heated.

  • Not heated vertical riser pipes for bottom of tank heaters.

  • Stand-off legs that support bottom of tank heaters and prevent them from touching the tank floor.

  • For additional design support please call our technical staff and we can help guide you through the selection process.

OPTIONAL FEATURES

  • Vertical riser can be made in any height

  • Hazardous Location (NEMA 7) terminal enclosures

  • Passivation - when required

  • Special fitting for closed top

  • Built-in thermostats, thermocouples, and high limit thermocouples