In The News

Thermal News September 2016

Selection of the best temperature sensor element and assembly is critical to the thermal accuracy and performance of industrial equipment, analytical instrumentation, and medical devices.

Thermal News February 2016

Six years ago, Durex embarked upon a business objective to become the best engineering and manufacturing company in our industry. This meant raising the bar of our engineering and manufacturing competencies.

Thermal News November 2015

Solving thermal problems is one hallmark of what Durex brings to customers. We would like to share 3 examples of how Durex solved challenging applications.

Thermal News July 2015

Welcome! Durex’ core technologies and advanced thermal solutions provide superior performance - giving our customers advantages in their industries.

Durex Announces the SENTINEL® Molded Foam Silicone Rubber Heater

Durex Industries’ SENTINEL heaters offer the advances of improved thermal efficiency, higher process temperatures, and reduced system cost.

Announcing the UL Listing and Launch of the HALO® Temperature Controller

HALO is a patent pending integrated controller that reduces thermal system complexity and cost as compared to traditional solutions.

New Mica Foil High Temperature Heater Technology

Need uniform heat with fast response for applications up to 1112°F (600°C)?

Thermal News May 2015

Spring is in the air with new technologies, business processes, and human resources at Durex Industries. Ed Hinz, Durex Founder and CEO, recently stated that Durex continues to reinvest in development of new technologies, products, manufacturing processes

Case Studies

Analytical Instrumentation RTD Temperature Probe

Analytical Instrumentation RTD Temperature Probe

An analytical instrumentation manufacturer of fast responding hot plates used in laboratory environments was experiencing problems with welded leads breaking and meeting flatness specifications on their RTD temperature sensors.  The flatness specifications of the RTD sensors is critical for accurate measurement and prevention of overshoot on the hot plate surface.…

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Water Storage Tank Immersion Heater

Water Storage Tank Immersion Heaters

A power generation plant was installing new large water storage tanks as part of their fire protection system.  Immersion heaters would be needed for freeze protection to comply with NFPA requirements.  The customer wanted the ability for easy replacement of the heaters in event of failure and there was a concern about compliance with seismic requirements.…

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Silicone Rubber Enclosure Heater

An engineer needed a silicone rubber heater and temperature control solution for environmental control of an electrical enclosure. There was limited physical space for a temperature control device.…

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Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor

Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor

A customer was seeking a USA supplier for their high-temperature EGT sensor probe that was supplied by a European company. The new temperature sensor probe had to meet stringent environmental and performance requirements. Additionally,  costs for qualifying a new supplier are high and time-consuming.  So the new supplier needed to provide cost advantages to justify the supplier change. …

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Top-Mount Immersion Heater

Foodservice Equipment Immersion Heaters

A manufacturer of beverage dispensing equipment for large outdoor venues contacted Durex for help.  In very cold weather conditions, refrigeration and freezing equipment were "freezing up" and not operating properly.  They needed heat in the various refrigerant media in order to provide consistent year-round temperature control and operation.  In addition, the heating solution had to fit within a very small footprint.…

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Steel Processing Skid System

Steel Processing Skid System and Control Panel

A rolled steel manufacturing plant needed to expand their production capacity.  They wanted to replicate and improve existing heater systems in other countries and contacted Durex for help.  This new system, however, needed to have air outlet temperatures approaching 1400F°.  In addition, the existing designs were experiencing premature heater failures, so design improvements to increase life were also desired if possible to obtain.…

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