Strip Heaters

Standard & Bespoke Stainless Steel Strip Heaters

Our flat strip heaters are made by Backer Hotwatt in the US, with a seamless stainless steel sheath into which is inserted a high quality resistance wire insulated with refractory materials.

They are designed to provide clean, dependable heat with sheath temperatures up to 649°C and are commonly used in dies, moulds, plastic forming and sealing as well as tank and kettle heating.

For stock availability or to discuss a bespoke design project, contact our OEM design team on +44 (0)1483 869 070 or email

Standard Selection of 120V & 240V Stainless Steel Strip Heaters (Available to Order)

Our standard range of 36 strip heaters are generally available within 10 working days.
They are available in nine different lengths from 5 1/2" long up to a maximum of 35 3/4".

Series Reference Voltage Length Wattage Range
Density Range
(watts per inch)
CS 120V or 240V 5 1/2"...35 3/4" 40...2500 4...50 View All Options

If you cannot find the exact combination of length, wattage or watt density from this standard stock list, refer to all finned heaters that can be supplied by our manufacturer on request as a bespoke order - all strip heaters produced

Selection of Strip Heaters Available Next Day

While the vast majority of our strip heaters are ordered to meet the specific requirements of our manufacturing customers, on occasions we hold a limited stock of strip heaters available for next-day delivery.