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Industry Applications of Trace Heating

Industry Applications of Trace Heating

Construction industry

The heating of road and ramp sections, fire escapes, external stair treads and walkways.

Hot water temperature maintenance, frost protection of exposed water pipes including chillers, AHU’s and sprinkler system frost protection.

Leak detection systems for chemicals, oil, fuels, solvents, water, float switches and probes, refrigerants and gasses.

Snow and ice build up prevention to roof valleys, guttering and downpipes.

Underfloor heating systems.

Chemical industry

Process maintenance and frost protection by trace heating of pipes, storage vessels, pumps and valves.

Cryogenic storage

Trace heating of vessels and tanks including frost heave prevention for storage tanks.


Trace heating frost protection of loft tanks and pipe work, anti-condensation heaters for condensate boilers, under floor heating and drive & patio heating.

Food, confectionery and beverage industry

Trace heating of tanks, pipes and nozzles to maintain flow temperatures for temperature sensitive products.

Gas industry

Condensation prevention and frost heave protection of LNG tanks. Trace heating of instrument and water lines for the prevention of frost damage. Anti-freezing systems for gas holder water seals.

General engineering

Trace heating of tanks, vessels and pipes for process maintenance and frost protection. Curing of products via oven heaters, autoclave heating.

Mechanical handling, hopper heating

Trace heating of conveyors, ducting, bag filters, silos and reactors.

Nuclear industry

Trace heating of equipment and pipes to maintain required temperatures of rigs, sodium loops and bolt heaters.

Oil industry

Trace heating of valves, pumps, pipes and storage vessels. Long line transfer pipe lines, boiler and burner fronts. In some applications, specialist solutions can include the internal tracing of pipelines.

Petrochemical industry

Trace heating of tanks, storage vessels, pumps, valves, complex piping systems and long pipe lines and associated equipment.

Pharmaceutical industry

Trace heating of storage vessels, pipes, valves and pumps for both frost protection and process maintenance.

Power generation industry

Trace heating of tanks, pipe lines, and vessels to protect from frost and maintain process flow temperatures in heavy fuel oil lines, transfer lines, burner fronts, jetties, balance of plant and boilers.


Heating of drip trays, frost heave protection of cold room floors, drain lines defrosting, anti-condensation heaters.

Transport industry

Anti-condensation heaters on ships and trawler decks. Trace heating on road tankers and outlet pipes.

Water & sewage industry

Trace heating of tanks, vessels, rigid pipes, pumps, valves, safety showers and flexible lines.

Your Thoughts

Can you please pass on our thanks to Martyn and his team for the excellent work that they have done for us this weekend. Despite challenging weather conditions they managed to complete the planned works in good time. We have test run the dryer this afternoon and all is good. Many thanks. Paul Taylor

Tarmac – Caldon Asphalt

Impressed with attention to detail and management of a project straight through to the end, excellent approach with health and safety on Site, excellent documentation and follow up. Regards Iain Pieroway

ForFamers (Penrith)

Very pleased collectively and finding Cross Electrical (Nottingham) Ltd flexible and approachable with a difficult project that required a quick turn-around. Regards Geoff Marshall


Managed and developed a project with complete resolution, delivered - following long hours, updates and accommodating the client requirements to an end solution. Rafael Taylor


Excellent communication, very professional and can offer solutions to improve plant - very reliable, outstanding all round service. Regards John Glasspool

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