Drum Heaters – Base Drum Heater HBD

Drum Heater – Base Drum Heater HBD

Drum Heaters, Drum Heating Specialists, Base Drum Heater, Heating Drums

HBD drum heaters are base drum heaters manufactured from a steel construction and are suitable for heating metal drums in arduous industrial environments. The 2m thick steel construction is further protected by a high temperature coating.

This range of drum heaters are ideal for melting or reducing the viscosity of soaps, fats, varnishes and oil based products.

HBD base drum heaters are suitable for 200-210L drums and are fitted with a 0-150ºC adjustable thermostat offering uniform heating across the drum base.

Heat is supplied through an etched foil silicone heating element bonded under the platen area which is further insulated with 50mm of high density rock wool.

Drum Heater – Base Drum Heater HBD

Platen  Height 70mm, Diameter top 550mm, Base 600mm
Control Unit Height 105mm, Protrusion 280mm
Overall Unit 880mm Long, 600mm Wide, 105mm High
Insulation 50mm Rockwool
Element Silicone insulated etch foil heater mat
Control 0 to 150°C Adjustable thermostat
Power Cable 2 Metre SY type armoured
Voltage 110 or 230 Volts
Wattage 900 Watts
Drum Heater – Base Drum Heater HBD Test Data

Drum Heater – Base Drum Heater HBD Test Data

Drum Heater – Base Drum Heater

HBD Base Drum Heater Design Features

Due to usage in arduous and demanding working environments its not unheard of for the heater to be placed under extreme stress or for corrosive chemicals to be split on it. The HBD can be returned at any time for a performance review ensuring all the process heating requirements are functioning correctly.


Base Drum Heaters

Drum Heating - Viscosity

Viscosity Simulation: Substances have different viscosities – the substance on the left has lower viscosity than the substance on the right.


Frost Protection
Reduce Viscosity
Temperature Maintenance
Low Temperature Heat Up 0-20° Celsius
Medium Temperature Heat Up 21-50° Celsius
High Temperature Heat Up 50° Celsius


Quotations same day, delivery 2-3 Days (Overnight & International options) from the UK’s leading distributor of Industrial & Hazardous Area Heating Equipment – ask about custom silicone heating pads and mats for surface heat distribution to complex shapes.

Drum Heating Specialists

Hazardous Area Drum Heaters (ATEX Certified) For Heating Drums In Zone 1 & Zone 2 Locations.


Watch our video to understand more about the features and design of our HBD Base Drum Heaters.

Drum Heaters Industries

Heating Drums: T&D stock drum heaters for industrial, non-hazardous and ATEX certified versions for potentially explosive atmospheres and hazardous area locations, Zone 1 & Zone 2.

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