BriskHeat expands silicone heating blanket line
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BriskHeat Corp. (Columbus, Ohio, U.S.), provider of flexible heating, insulating and temperature control solutions, has announced additions and improvements to its silicone heating blanket line. BriskHeat now offers five silicone heater lines with a range of custom choices. Options range from heavy-duty silicone heaters to ultra-thin etched foil heaters to hazardous-area-rated heaters. According to BriskHeat, features include built-in temperature control, custom cut-outs and configurability to nearly any shape, size and power. For composites fabrication applications, silicone blankets are most often used to concentrate cure heat in a particular area, particularly for parts too large to fit in a curing oven, or for parts where heat must be selectively applied. BriskHeat’s silicone heating blankets can be controlled by products such as the ACR3 Hot Bonder or MPC2 Multipoint Control Panel. Both of these devices are capable a slow temperature ramp, soak and cool down — for composite repair or composites production. Silicone blankets can also be used to preheat tools after prepreg layup, or to cure adhesives during bonding processes.
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