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Industrial Process

Tutco-Farnam designs and manufactures open coil process heaters for industrial applications. Engineered for precision. Built to last. Each heater is made to order customized for your specific application. Whether you configure a standard product or build something purely custom we've probably worked on a similar application.

Plastic Process

  • Heat Staking
  • Resin Dryers
  • Plastic Recycling

Ovens

  • Industrial
  • Curing
  • Convection
  • Annealing

Drying

  • Ink
  • Pet Food
  • Spray Tan
  • Pre drying

Support

Engineering and Support is a big part of what we do. Offered on an application by application basis. With our extensive heat application experience chances are we have done something similar to your application. We can even assist you with your process design. While we generally will not design your process for you we are happy to assist.

Industrial Process Solutions

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Process Air Heaters

Customizable heaters for a variety of process air heating applications. Airflows up to 25000 SCFM. Temperatures up to 1300 °F.
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Heat Staking

Heat staking is a method of permanent joint assembly involving heat and compression to deform a protruding plastic stud.
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Heat Torch

Farnam Heat Torch™ inline air heaters are ideal for rapidly heating air. Industrial strength open coil heaters provide efficient heat transfer through direct heating element contact with the airflow.
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Heat Staking Story

During a visit with a long time customer we were walking the factory floor. I asked an assembler on the floor how we could make the heaters easier to install. All he could comment on was how...

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Resin Dryers and Process Heaters

Moisture in the resin heated past its melting point breaks the molecular polymer chains into shorter pieces. This can lower the intrinsic viscosity of the resin and degrade the performance...
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Resin Drying Story

While visiting a long term customer we went to lunch with our buyer and the service manager. The service manager was recently back from a local call and was complaining about fiberglass...

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Cool Touch

Our highly efficient Cool Touch™ option minimizes the skin temperature of the heater and helps protect people and product from hot surfaces. Efficient design reduces heat loss.
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Regenerative Blowers

Low noise highly reliable Regenerative Blowers for compressed air. Energy efficient, CE certified totally enclosed, TEFC motor.
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Air Heaters and Dryers for Flexographic and Gravure Printing

Electric air heaters are used in interstation and final stage dryers to expedite the evaporation of ink solvents and water.
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Flow Torch

Flow Torch™ heaters are highly efficient and ideal for heating large airflows. Farnam is developing several graduated sizes of this basic platform. This family of heaters is offered as a standard product with several options.
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Flexographic Printing Story

This industry heavily uses our Flow Torches. Lots of time on production floors showed us most customers were modifying our heaters to the point they were voiding the warranty. We...

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TPC 1500

A 1.5kW Cool Touch™ heater + digital controller + flow switch + solid-state relay packaged in a convenient wall-mountable steel enclosure.
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Shrink Wrapping Heat System

A self contained heat system integrating a blower, heater and thermocouple inside an easy to clean insulated housing. Operates reliably day and night.

Features

  • Complete Custom Heat System
  • Efficient Open Coil Design
  • Durable & Long Lasting
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Custom Surface Heater for Heat Press

This custom mica surface heater retrofitted into our customer's existing heat press equipment. It's durability and long life resulted in a significant cost savings.

Features

  • Rapid heat up, cool down
  • Even heat spread
  • Rugged Construction
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TPC-CASH 1500

A compact version of the TPC 1500. Includes a 1.5kW Cool Touch air heater, temperature control, flow switch, thermostat, and solid-state relay.
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Outdoor Enclosure Story

A target customer of ours was using a light bulb to heat a small enclosure. As anyone who has ever had well water in their home knows this is a common solution for keeping their well from freezing. When light bulbs evolved they switched to a sheathed element that fit into the same...

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Safety Stock Program Story

During a customer meeting with a heat staking client we were trying to avoid the rush-rush orders they were constantly placing. It seems their service department was constantly robbing...

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Your Custom Heating Solution

Tutco Farnam offers the very best in design and enginering of custom heaters and heating components. Our capabilities are ideally suited to meet demanding production schedules, and we are committed to keeping up with the constant changes occuring in manufacturing and product design.

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