Winterisation | Electrical Heating Solutions to Overcome Cold Climate Challenges

Published 21 Dec 2020

Electrical Heating

 

  • by Chris Dodds | Sales Marketing Manager at Thorne & Derrick International 

Experts in Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres

Cold weather could inflict catastrophic damage to your plant and facilities this Winter – as temperatures fall the dreaded downtime danger rises.

Whatever your process, downtime costs money.

But preventative maintenance today can safeguard and protect your processes against crippling downtime, revenue and output losses. The financial costs, both direct and consequential, can be painfully calculated however the reputational damage can be immeasurable.

Trace Heating Frost Protection

Industrial & Hazardous Area

Electrical Heating

Since 1985 Thorne & Derrick have been specifying, designing and supplying both standard and custom Electrical Heating Equipment to overcome the Winter weather effects of icing, freezing or wind chill in industrial and hazardous area locations.

Thorne & Derrick can conduct Heat Tracing System Designs to prevent frost damage to pipework, vessels, tanks, valves, ramps, roof gutters and emergency fire escape stairs – commercially we can deliver trace heating systems from the largest UK stocks at the most competitive prices.

We stock the most complete range of standard and custom-engineered process and immersion heaters, room heaters and thermostats with IECEx and ATEX certification.

For bulk storage containers, we stock the largest range of Drum & IBC Heating Jackets for use in industrial and explosive atmospheres – we can also manufacture bespoke, removable heating jackets to almost any shape and size. Using silicone technology we provide rapid and high temperature heat-up of complex shapes and surfaces – from concept, design to the delivery of standard or bespoke heaters on the shortest lead times.

Using silicone technology we provide rapid and high temperature heat-up of complex shapes and surfaces – from concept, design to the delivery of standard or bespoke heaters on the shortest lead times.


Product Overview

Trace Heating

Air Warmers & Space Heater

Immersion Heaters

Process Heaters & Line Heaters

Drum & IBC Heating Jackets

Silicone Heating Mats & Pads

Heated Hoses

Winterisation Heat Tracing Fan Heaters


Warm Workplaces Are Productive Workplaces

There is a causal link between economic loss from reduced labour productivity due to low ambient temperatures. Our ranges of air warming heaters provide safe space and comfort heating in factories and warehouses with explosive atmospheres  – this includes portable heaters for confined spaces and temporary applications.

To discuss your Winterisation requirements please contact us today.

EXHEAT MFH Bulldog

Stocked by Thorne & Derrick | World’s First Truly Portable Fan Heater for Hazardous Areas – “The Bulldog” with ATEX & IECEx Certification

Conclusion

The effects of continuous low temperatures can cause both severe business disruption and also safety incidents. The impact of frozen process plant equipment and pipelines as potential causes of major accidents should not be underestimated.


Specialists to the Process & Hazardous Area Industries

Specialists to the Process & Hazardous Area Industries

Experts in Electrical Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres & Hazardous Areas | With over 35 years experience Thorne & Derrick are the UK’s leading supplier of Industrial and Hazardous Area Certified Electrical Heating Solutions – we look forward to discussing your requirements.


Experts In Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres & Hazardous Area Locations

Leaders in ATEX & IECEx Product Innovations | Lock | Door | Heater | Fan