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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.

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What Our Customers Think

Cross Electrical Ltd

Our Rating

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

Aggregate Industries Botley

Excellent service, professional job, good approach to companies Health & Safety policy, reliable company. Kind Regards Julian Vael

Breedon Aggregates Naughton

Regarding the work carried out at Abergavenny, South Wales, much appreciate the quick turn around. Best Regards, Steve Trigg, Director

DES Group Limited

Hi Mat just a quick note to thank the boys for the job they done here at Cornelly. They have done a really good job. Regards Gerard Thomas, Tarmac, A CRH Company Tarmac is the UK's leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company.


Very impressed with the workmanship, very tidy job. Best Regards, Iain Pieroway, Engineering Supervisor

ForFarmers UK Ltd

Thank you for your speedy response and resolution at Darlaston and please pass on my thanks to the engineer who covered a lot of miles that day! Regards Andy Read Plant Manager Darlaston & Stoke, Express Asphalt Darlaston

Aggregate Industries UK Limited

Firstly I would like to say that the work you have recently completed went really well and the guys did a great job. I now have some more work that needs doing as some more tracing has been damaged. Kind regards, Liam Aisthorpe - EC&I Technician

FCC Environment

Thanks again for another great job, we will be in contact early next year when we have a look further into A1 trace heating circuit. Best regards Gary Hamer, General Manager, Portland Bunkers UK LTD

Portland Bunkers UK Ltd

Many thanks for your engineers quick response. Many Thanks Toby Stanley | Asphalt Production Manager | Midland Quarry Products

Midland Quarry Products

Job done. Pass on my Thanks to Darren, 2 Cracking lads a credit to your company, Speak soon. Thank You Kind Regards Dean Edwards Unit Manager, Local Asphalt Nottingham. United Kingdom

Cemex Colwick

Thank you also for your support during 2016 and merry Christmas and a Happy new Year to you all at Cross Electrical. Best regards, Roy Higginbottom

Bawtry Carbon

Cross Electrical (Nottingham) Ltd sits proudly in first position in Cemex league table for installation, finish, attention to health and safety, commitment to work and reliability.

Cemex, Sheffield

Cross-Electrical's part has been a success and it did exactly what you said it would do and it looks a good job so well done and thank you!

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