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Kapton thin flexible heaters

Company

Chromalox, Inc

Kapton thin flexible heaters

Kapton flexible heater.

Chromalox offers Kapton, a polyimide material that has high dielectric strength, allowing for a very thin heater construction. Chromalox uses Kapton with two types of bonding systems; FEP Teflon Thermo-flow polymer 392°F (200°C), and Acrylic Thermo-flow 250°F (121°C). Kapton heaters have superior dimensional stability, light weight, and flexibility.lightweight, and has low out gassing. It has a minimum bend radius of 0.032", is resistant to most solvents and acids and radiation to 10^6 rads. The unit has the ability to place heat where it is needed, even controlled heat profiles.