|Electric Heating Element Type
|35 to 2100A
|Zero cross, single cycle, burst firing, phase angle, delayed triggering
|Handles a wide range of load types including nichrome, medium and long waveform infrared lamps, moly (Kanthal® Super), transformers, silicon carbide, UV lamps and tungsten
|Heater bakeout, integrated semiconductor fusing, communications (Modbus® RTU & TCP, Ethernet/IP™, Profibus, Profinet, USB), diagnostics, data logging
*690VAC units not covered by UL®
|18 to 100A
|Burst fire, variable time base phase angle-fire3
|Nichrome™ wire, other
|Four models meet power, budget and feature requirements. Same footprint as popular MDRs. Convenient DIN rail mounting.
|UL®508 listed, C-UL®up to 100 amps and CE with proper filter
|10 to 75A
|VAC or VDC, burst fire contactor input
|Low cost, requires heatsink. Heatsink and over-temperature protection recommended. Stocked for same day shipment.
|UL®873 Recognized, CSA Certified and VDE 0805
|18 to 50A
|Compact electrically. Touch safe package. Convenient DIN-rail mounting.
|UL®508 listed CSA Certified, VDE, CE
(1) Includes heater replacement and lost production.
(2) Heating elements that change resistance value over time and temperature, i.e; silicon carbide, tungsten.
(3) Phase angle firing up to 65 amps. Single phase only. Not CE approved.
Power Controller Characteristics
|3 Year Cost1
|Electromechanical Relay And Contactor
|Low for low current
|Limited (elec. & mech.)
|Yes, coil and contacts
|Mercury Displacement Relay (MDR)
|Low for low to medium current
|Yes, coil and contact
|Fair to good
|Medium to fast
|Solid State Relay (SSR)
|Minimal with burst fire
|SCR Solid State Contactor
|SCR Burst Firing
|SCR Phase-Angle Firing
|Saturable Core Reactor