Heating Element Design
The heating element design section is here to assist
users in making
accurate calculations and choosing the most suited wire for the desired application.
- heating element design and calculation
An introduction to electrical resistance of tape and wire, a calculation of element resistance and a temperature-resistance table for RW80.
Also includes downloadable spreadsheet for design guidelines
Designing an element for a variety of applications and a guide to the appliance, element type and suggested surface loading range
a round wire element
A guide to calculations necessary for calculating element résistance for a variety of applications
A table and diagrams allowing the user to locate the most suited round wire and diameter to form a close wound coil
a tape element
Calculations and examples as in designing a round wire element
Conversions between imperial and metric
An overview, diagram and calculation reminders