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Silicone Carbide Elements

We distribute the Kanthal™ Globar® range of silicon carbide heating elements.

Product Description

We distribute the Kanthal™ Globar® range of silicon carbide heating elements. They are available in various grades ranging from traditional recrystallized alpha silicon carbide (SD) to reaction sintered grades (SG and SR).

Typical applications for these heating elements include high temperature laboratory furnaces, sintering furnaces, melting furnaces, holding furnaces, low pressure die casting furnaces and glass feeders.

Silicone Carbide Elements
Standard Options
ProductSDSGSRSDA
Typical maximum application temperature *1550ºC1600ºC1600ºC1550ºC
Maximum hot zone length (at maximum element diameter)2400mm at 55mm1275mm at 54mm600mm at 54mm2400mm at 55mm
Maximum recommended hot zone surface load @ 1200°C furnace temperature in ordinary dry air15 W/cm211W/cm211W/cm215W/cm2

* The typical application temperature when operating in ordinary dry air. The maximum heating element temperature is even higher.