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  • Top-mounted heaters for tanks and drums
  • Rugged tubular heating element construction
  • Easy installation and removal
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Vulcan Over-The-Side Heaters provide an alternative installation method where flange and bushing mounting are not desirable or practical. These tank heaters are designed for easy installation and removal through the top of a tank or drum without the need for additional mounting provisions. Units include heavy wall riser tube that positions the terminal housing above the liquid level.

  • Rugged tubular heating element construction including compacted magnesium oxide and nickel chromium wire
  • Steel and nickel alloy sheath material selections for a wide range of application environments
  • Moisture resistant terminal housing
  • Integral or remote thermostat temperature controls are available
  • Many catalog wattage, voltage, and length combinations
  • Standard and custom options available
  • Armorwall explosion resistant construction available for hazardous or abusive environments
  • Drum Heating
  • Booster Heating
  • Oil Storage Tanks
  • Cleaning and Rinsing Tanks
  • Freeze Protection

Models and Options

OVER-THE-SIDE HEATERS- STRAIGHT HAIRPIN HEATER TUBES- STEEL SHEATH - TYPE TS

Models 240 VoltWattsWatt Density w/sq. in.Riser HeightRiser HeightApprox. Wt. (in.)Approx. Wt. (mm)Approx. Wt. (lb)Approx. Wt. (kg)
TS-33SB30002036914.422558.8135.7
TS-33TB300020541371.622558.8156.5
TS-36SB60002036914.440 1/41022.4229.6
TS-36TB600020541371.640 1/41022.42410.5
TS-39TB900020541371.658 1/41479.62912.6

OVER-THE-SIDE HEATERS- CIRCULAR SHAPED HEATER TUBES - STEEL SHEATH - TYPE TSB

Models 240 VoltWattsWatt Density w/sq. in.Riser HeightRiser HeightApprox. Wt. (in.)Approx. Wt. (mm)Approx. Wt. (lb)Approx. Wt. (kg)
TSB-33SB30002036914.413 1/2342.9135.7
TSB-33TB300020541371.613 1/2342.9156.5
TSB-36SB60002036914.420508229.6
TSB-36TB600020541371.6205082410.5
TSB-39TB900020541371.627685.82912.6

OVER-THE-SIDE HEATERS- STRAIGHT HAIRPIN HEATER TUBES - INCOLOY SHEATH - TYPE TI

Models 240 VoltWattsWatt Density w/sq. in.Riser HeightRiser HeightApprox. Wt. (in.)Approx. Wt. (mm)Approx. Wt. (lb)Approx. Wt. (kg)
TI-33SB30004018457.213330.293.9
TI-33TB30004036914.413330.2114.8
TI-36SB60004018457.222558.8135.7
TI-36TB60004036914.422558.8156.5
TI-39TB90004036914.431 1/8790.6187.8
TI-312SB120004036914.440 1/41022.4208.7
TI-312TB1200040541371.640 1/41022.42410.5
TI-315SB150004036914.449 1/412512310
TI-315TB1500040541371.649 1/412512812.2
TI-318SB180004036914.459 1/415052510.9
TI-318TB1800040541371.659 1/415053314.4

OVER-THE-SIDE HEATERS- CIRCULAR SHAPED HEATER TUBES - INCOLOY SHEATH - TYPE TIB

Models 240 VoltWattsWatt Density w/sq. in.Riser HeightRiser HeightApprox. Wt. (in.)Approx. Wt. (mm)Approx. Wt. (lb)Approx. Wt. (kg)
TIB-33SB30004018457.210 3/4273.193.9
TIB-33TB30004036914.410 3/4273.1114.8
TIB-36SB60004018457.213 1/2342.9135.7
TIB-36TB60004036914.413 1/2342.9156.5
TIB-39TB90004036914.417431.8187.8
TIB-312SB120004036914.420508208.7
TIB-312TB1200040541371.6205082410.5
TIB-315SB150004036914.423 1/2596.92310
TIB-315TB1500040541371.623 1/2596.92812.2
TIB-318SB180004036914.427685.82510.9
TIB-318TB1800040541371.627685.83314.4
Construction Details:
Heater: Steel or Incoloy heater tube sheath as noted in table header
Heat is located in bottom 3-1/2 iches of assembly
Designed for easy insertion and removal for open tanks or drums
Riser Tube: Liquid tight riser pipe allows connections of power above liquid
Riser height is measured from bottom of assembly to bottom of terminal housing
Terminal Housing: Rugged moisture resistant terminal housing is provided for wiring connections
Provisions included for optional N15/3015 model thermostat (order separately)
Custom: Custom lengths, watts, and volts are available

Option Code Description
WX Special Wattage
VX Special Voltage and /or phase
HX Custom Immersion Length or Riser Height
G Custom Configurations
AW Armorwall heavy wall construction
Z Passivation
SX Special Sheath Materials
TC Thermocouples
BC Bulb and Capillary Thermostat
L Pilot Light
EH Explosion Resistant Terminal Housing

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