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Tutco-Farnam designs and manufactures air heaters and flexible surface heaters for the sanitation industry including applications in medical sterilization, food safety, property restoration, clean air and waste management. 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.


  • Medical Device
  • Laboratory


  • Shrink Packaging
  • Food Holding


  • Flood Restoration
  • Bed Bug Removal
  • Soil Remediation
  • Ground Water Remediation


  • Recycling
  • Garbage
  • Pipe Repair


  • Air Scrubbers
  • Dehumidification
  • Hand Dryers
  • Bathroom Ceiling Fan
  • Particulate Filtration


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.

Sanitation Solutions

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High Velocity Hand Dryer

We designed a very open heater with little pressure drop to fit into a very small space. The sturdy construction helps it withstand the force of the air flow.


  • Very Little Pressure Drop
  • Sturdy Frame
  • Self-positioning For Easy Installation
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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.


  • Complete Custom Heat System
  • Efficient Open Coil Design
  • Durable & Long Lasting
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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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Ceiling Mounted Bathroom Heater

This system features a heater mounted to a venturi plate which is mounted to a blower. The client needed well mixed air, but had a temperature sensitive material near the exhaust. The application was very cost sensitive, and integration of the blower venturi and heater mount features into a single stamping kept the product within budget.


  • Efficient Open Coil Design
  • Consistently Safe Operation
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Warming / Holding Cabinets and Heaters

Food industry professionals seek finer temperature and moisture control in their holding equipment. They want longer hold times while maintaining food quality and safety.
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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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Killing Bed Bugs with Electric Heaters

Tutco-Farnam designs and builds electric heating elements used by bed bug equipment manufacturers in their high temperature products. Killing bed bugs with heat is a popular method with many advantages.
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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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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
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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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