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Kapton® Polyimide Heaters

Kapton® Polymide Heater

Kapton Heaters are the superior choice in flexible heating.

Polyimide heaters feature extremely fast warm-ups and quick responses as well as lightweight flexibility and outstanding mechanical, chemical and electrical properties. Polyimide heaters are commonly seen in medical equipment, aircraft, and vacuum chamber applications.

Superior features

  • Double the tensile strength of fiberglass-reinforced heaters
  • 50% lighter than fiberglass-reinforced silicon heaters
  • Meets precise heating requirements in applications with temperatures as high as 392°F and as low as –319°F
  • Not affected by common fluids and solvents
  • Distributed wattage design eliminates edge-loss compensation
  • Thin, lightweight design (0.005" thick) allows close thermal contact for maximum efficiency

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Distinct Kapton® Advantages

  • Exceptional dimensional stability
  • Tear and cut resistance
  • High dielectric strength
  • Minimal out-gassing in high-vacuum environments
  • Resistant to radiation, fungus, oil and chemicals
  • Thinnest, most rugged flexible heater
  • Fastened to application with pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA)

Kapton® Polyimide heaters are built per order. Standard lead times are around 4 weeks. Contact O.E.M. Heaters with Kapton® heater requests. You can email us directly, fill out a contact form, or give us a call at (866) 685-4443.

Kapton® is a registered Trademark of DuPont™.