February 16

Strip Heaters by Hampton Controls

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Hampton Industrial Mica Strip Heaters

Hampton's Strip Heaters are manufactured to your custom specifications. They feature a high temperature oxidation metal sheath and high grade mica insulation resistant to moisture and high temperatures. Nickel/Chromium resistance wire evenly would provides for uniform and reliable heat distribution. Hampton's Mica Strip Heaters are LLL recognized to standard UL499 and test to Canadian standard C222. File number 72-M1984


Widths:     3/4" to 4 feet

Lengths:   2.5" to 8 feet

Volts:         6 volts to 480 volts

Maximum watt density:    40 watts per square inch

Sheath material:    Aluminized steel, standard Stainless steel, optional

  • Hampton mica strip heaters are only thick and .156" ideal for plate heating applications.
  • Hampton strip heaters will operate up 900° F or to 1200° F with optional stainless steel sheath.
  • This thin, low mass construction provides fast heat up times.

Length:   Minimum 2.5" - Maximum consult sales department

Width:    Minimum 3/4"

Thickness:    Standard .156"

Fold Over:    1/4"

Maximum Sheath Temperature:    900°F/482°C

Mounting Slot:      9/32" x 3/8"

Terminals:      10-32 x 5/8" Post terminals or 10" High temperature fiberglass leads

Wattage:    Recommended maximum wattage 40 watts/square inch 

Voltage:   480 VAC Maximum


Butt Case

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  • Butt case for applications where a strip heater will be placed in a mill slot between two steel plates.

Ceramic Terminal Covers

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  • Ceramic terminal covers 3/4" in height and 3/4" diameter.

Stainless Steel Sheath

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Terminal Box

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Built-In Thermocouple

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Holes and Cutouts

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  • Mounting holes may be located anywhere on the heater as long as there is a minimum of 1" between the edge of the hole and one side of the heater.
  • Please provide drawing for hole dimensions and locations.

Three Phase & Dual Voltage

  • A third terminal may be added for dual voltage, three phase operation or for easy grounding.

Mica Strip Heater Terminations


  • Order Type SL1
  • Order Type SL2
  • Order Type SL3
  • Order Type SL4

  • Fiberglass Leads out same end center.
  • 10" leads standard.
  • Leads rated to 850°F
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Stainless Steel Braid

  • Order Type SB1
  • Order Type SB2
  • Order Type SB3
  • Order Type SB4
  • Stainless Steel Braid offers a combination of flexibility and abrasion protection
  • Leads out same end center
  • Specify Braid length
  • Leads are 2” longer than braid
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Post terminals

  • Order Type SN1
  • Order Type SN2
  • Order Type SN3
  • Order Type SC4

  • ​Post terminals vertical
  • Minimum width 1.5”
  • Marathon standard location

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Stainless Steel Conduit

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Order Type SC4

  • Stainless Steel Conduit offers the outmost abrasion protection
  • Leads exciting out top side of sheath
  • Leads are 2” longer than conduit


Button Terminals

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  • Button terminals are ideal for low clearance applications

Euro Plug

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Contact Hampton Controls for more info: ​724-861-0150

Please call for any special needs, in most cases, we are able to create a custom solution.


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