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Medical Device

Tutco-Farnam heating elements are in use throughout the medical device industry. They are well suited to a variety of applications in the operating room, laboratory and imaging equipment where reliability and precision are paramount. In an industry where lives are on the line, we understand the importance of creating exceptionally reliable products that perform consistently use after use. We are highly capable of creating solutions that stand up to the rigorous standards of the medical industry.

At Tutco-Farnam we design and manufacture precision heaters and heating components for medical diagnostics, testing, imaging, surgical, and patient comfort equipment. We bring custom engineering and manufacturing capabilities ideally suited to meeting your exact specifications, and to adapting with you in this quickly advancing industry.

Surgical

  • Gas Temperature Regulation
  • Sterilization
  • Specialty Instruments

Patient Comfort

  • Oxygen and Ventilation Warming
  • Patient Warming Systems

Imaging

  • CT Scanner

In the Lab

  • Sample Preparation
  • Dehumidification
  • Sterilization
  • Incubation
  • Gas Stream Heating
  • Hot Plate Elements
  • Specialty Instruments

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.

Medical Device Solutions

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Miniature Heat Torch for Blood Analyzer

A very small precision heat torch used to make film cuvettes in real time for blood storage and testing on board the Instrument. Fits in a very small space (1" profile). Heats to 380°F in 3.5 seconds.

Features

  • Very Small Profile
  • Precise Performance
  • Easy Installation & Replacement
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Patient Warming Blanket Heater

We designed a heater to fit in a small space and operate safely in a hospital operating room, with oxygen nearby and patient connected to other machines.

Features

  • Compact Design
  • Gradual Temperature Ramp Up For Safety & Comfort
  • Over Temperature Thermostat For Additional Safety
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Internal Heating System for Medical Imaging Device

Provides internal temperature regulation for the CT Scanner resulting in the improved image resolution.

Features

  • Retrofits Into Existing Equipment
  • Turnkey Solution
  • Improves Image Resolution
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Custom Heating Element for Medical Storage Device

Heater designed to retrofit into an existing line of medical equipment to solve the problem of heater failures in the original device.

Features

  • Efficient Open Coil Design
  • Retrofits Into Existing Equipment
  • Low Cost Alternative to Off The Shelf Option
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Custom Heating Element for Scientific Instrument

0.187" diameter heater for a zero clearance probe. Provides precision heating of gas stream.

Features

  • Very Small Diameter
  • Shielded Wiring
  • Superior Performance at Lower Cost to Customer
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Polyimide Heaters

Thin, highly precise heaters with excellent dielectric strength. Rapid heat up followed by constant temperature and excellent heat transfer. Ideal anywhere there are space or weight restrictions. Custom shapes available.
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Silicone Rubber Heaters

Silicone rubber heaters are durable industrial products with amazing properties. They are flexible, resistant to many chemicals, heat up quickly and are able to maintain precise temperatures.
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Laboratory Hot Plate

This versatile mica hot plate heater can reach temperatures up to 1100 degrees F and was cut to a very precise shape to work around internal components.

Features

  • Rapid heat up time
  • Custom shape for specific mounting needs
  • Very even heat distribution
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Enclosure Heaters

Air and surface enclosure heaters offering temperature and moisture protection for enclosures large and small. Use our enclosure heater calculator to determine the right product for your application.
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Round Air Stream Heater

We developed a low mass open coil heater for installation in a tubular duct. The heater retrofit into existing products as well as new models. The heater's low mass and conical shape, provide the maximum heat profile.

Features

  • Efficient Open Coil Design
  • Retrofits Into Existing Equipment
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Dehumidification

There are many applications where we want to reduce humidity and for each there are dehumidifiers designed for the job. Dehumidifiers are devices that remove moisture vapor from the air. Heat plays an important role in dehumidification and all commercial and industrial dehumidifiers use heat.
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Warming Cabinet Story

We asked a current customer if he had any issues with other projects we could help with. As it turns out he was having dramatic failures on a platform that was using a competitors heater of another style...

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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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