The Ruffneck FX5 Explosion-Proof Electric Air Unit Heater is designed for the harshest industrial environments and intended for dry indoor industrial applications such as oil refineries, petrochemical plants, pulp and paper mills, grain elevators, hazardous waste storage facilities, wastewater treatment plants. This heater is ideal anywhere that specific explosive gases or dusts may be present.
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Ruffneck makes extra heavy duty unit heaters (including heavy gauge steel construction) to meet the most demanding service and long life requirements for rugged industrial applications, such as space heating and liquid cooling. The HP Series heaters are suitable for a wide range of heating fluids including steam, hot water, glycol, oil, etc. Explosion-proof models suitable for hazardous locations are available on custom order.
Engineered for ease of maintenance, all Ruffneck parts are easily removed. All fasteners are plated capscrews; no sheet metal screws are used. Heat exchanger cores are of steel construction with tension wound, close fitting aluminium fins. They are resistant to corrosive agents (including hydrogen sulfide).
All Ruffneck HP units are equipped with a narrow-gap, epoxy coated fan guard. Choose from several optional UL listed and/or CSA approved motors with various voltages, phases and frequencies. All HP models have Canadian CRN approvals and are CSA certified for hazardous locations: Class I, Division 1 & 2, Groups c & d; Class II, Division 1 & 2, Groups E, F, & G; Class III, Division 1 & 2; Temperature Code T3B 329˚F (165˚C) (on applicable models only).
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Ruffneck™ from Thermon Heating Systems is renowned for its rugged, reliable and versatile heavy-duty explosion-proof heaters, heating systems and heating accessories. Ruffneck has a long and proud history of supplying quality heating products for the harshest industrial environments to a worldwide customer base for over 30 years. The Ruffneck™ line has enhanced Thermon Heating Systems position as one of North America's leading manufacturers of industrial heating equipment.
Ruffneck™ is well-known in the industry for its "ship the heat in a week" policy, where 95% of all standard orders are shipped within one week of order placement.
Ruffneck™ products are, in many cases, also highly compatible with our other product lines -- Cata-Dyne™, Caloritech™, Norseman™and DriQuik™ -- to provide our customers with complete heating solutions for industrial and commercial applications.
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