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Tutco-Farnam designs and manufactures air heaters and flexible surface heaters for printing equipment OEMs. Industry applications include curing, drying and thermal air handling. We also supply regenerative blowers to go with our Flow Torch line of air heaters. Engineered for precision. Built to last. Heaters are made to order and can be custom designed for your specific application. Whether you configure a standard product or build something purely custom we've probably worked on a similar application. We can start with a prototype and ramp up to 10k units per month, all within the same company.


  • Air Handling
  • Drying & Curing
  • Interstation
  • Final Stage
  • Dehumidification
  • Fast Moving Webs
  • Drum/Roller Heating
  • Supplemental Heaters
  • Mold & Rubber Plate Making
  • Preheaters

Ink Printing

  • Flexograhic
  • Gravure
  • Ink Jet
  • Screen Printing
  • Large Format
  • Webs Wide & Narrow
  • Package Printing
  • Label Making
  • Shrink Packaging
  • Coatings

3D Printing

  • Heated Printer Beds
  • Filament Heating
  • Enclosure Heating


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.

Printing Solutions

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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 Torchâ„¢ 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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Regenerative Blowers

Low noise highly reliable Regenerative Blowers for compressed air. Energy efficient, CE certified totally enclosed, TEFC motor.
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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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With the wide range of packaging techniques available, it is only natural that very few manufacturing processes are the same. Our engineers are highly skilled at developing creative solutions to meet the needs of emerging packaging innovations.

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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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Compressed Air Heaters

Industrial strength compressed air heaters ideal for rapidly heating air under high pressure with precise output temperature control.
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Dehumidifiers remove moisture vapor from the air, which is useful in a wide range of applications. Heat plays an important role in dehumidification and all commercial & industrial dehumidifiers require heaters.
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Axial Fan Heaters

This heater mounts directly to square axial fans. It integrates a guard and optional over-temperature protection. Available with or without a blower. They are ideal for a wide range of drying, curing, and warming applications.
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Crossflow Blower Heater

Developed for maximum design flexibility, Crossflow Blower Heaters (CB Series) utilize multi-purpose mounting brackets attaching directly to the exhaust of a crossflow blower.
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Inline Industrial Duct Heaters

Our rugged, efficient, open coil Duct Heaters offer you the capability to heat large volumes of air with fast warm-ups and cool-downs.
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Your Custom Heating Solution
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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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