Flexible Heaters

Flexible Heaters

Are You a Hybrid

The First Hybrid Vehicle was a Mule   Most of us haven't spent much time thinking or hearing about Hybrids until car manufacturers began bombarding us with advertising about new Hybrid vehicles. We associate Hybrid with the combination of traditional combustion engines and electrical power. The term has been around for a long time. Its definition as a noun in biology relates to the offspring of plants and animals. When was the last time you saw a mule?           PTC Electric Heating is part of the modern hybrid technology.  In a way, we are all Hybrids. Our...

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4 Types of Drum Heaters Electric

There are 4 primary types of industrial drum heaters with each offering different characteristics and ease of operation.  Depending on your application one may be more suitable than the others.  Each of the following types is available for 5-gallon buckets to 55-gallon drums.

Drum heaters can melt or reduce the viscosities of materials such as soap, fats, varnishes, oils, foodstuffs, or others needing to be pumped or poured.  Also called barrel heaters here are the 4 main types of industrial heaters for drums.

  • Base Drum Heaters
  • Blanket Drum Heaters
  • Induction Drum Heaters
  • Band Drum Heaters

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Electric Drum Heaters

Electric Drum heaters, also known as band heaters and container heaters, are used to reduce the viscosity of liquids and other sensitive and fragile solutions by heating to transport the respective liquid solution or prevent the solution from freezing inside the drum. Electric Drum heaters maintain a constant temperature preventing the liquids from overheating, burning, or solidifying.

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DBK Electric Drum Heaters

Pump or pour liquids with ease using DBK Electric Drum Heaters. We are proud to introduce our new product line of drum heaters that can be used to control, maintain or raise the temperature of materials stored in steel drums.

Depending on the material or situation, the contents within the drum may need to be heated, preserved at a particular temperature, or removed and handled quickly. Our silicone side helps keep the products within the drums at a consistent temperature and reduces the viscosity of the materials to suit whatever needs the customer has. 

DBK electric drum heaters will also protect products within the drums. Our heaters keep those valuable materials safe from cold temperatures and freezing and keep essential foodstuffs fresh and viable. Instead of moving the heavy drum to the heat, transfer the heat to the drum with easy-to-use DBK electric drum heaters. 

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Silicone Rubber Heaters

Silicon is the naturally occurring chemical element.  Silicone is a synthetic rubber.  The terms are often used interchangeably.  Raw Silicon is a hard and brittle crystalline solid. Silicone, synthetic rubber, is the material used in flexible heaters.


The unique properties of silicone rubber heaters make them ideal for applications that require a heater with the following characteristics.

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