LEWCO Drum Heaters are the most common and economically priced solution for elevated temperature storage and heating. Low Profile models are constructed with a 12 gauge steel plate floor that allows for convenient loading and unloading with a pallet jack or drum dolly. Due to the plate floor design, this model is suitable for indoor use only. All models feature our signature all-welded steel, heavy-duty construction and simple, user-friendly controls. Each unit comes complete with a (3) year warranty and is fully assembled, wired, and tested prior to shipment.
125°F (52°C) to 300°F (150°C)
Note: Maximum achievable temperature is dependent on steam pressure
(12) 55-gallon drums palletized
Heat Source & Capacity
Saturated steam, 10-200 PSIG . All heat exchangers are welded by A.S.M.E. certified welders and then hydro-tested at 300 PSIG.
Ships completely assembled for easy installation. Simply connect utilities and your hot box is ready for use! Weighs approximately 5,000 lbs. View our Guide to A Successful Hot Box Installation.
Control System Options
Single set-point digital temperature controller and redundant high-limit controller housed in a NEMA 12 enclosure with full voltage lockable disconnect switch. Controls are designed and wired to NFPA 70 and 79 electrical standards. Independent third party inspections available.
Electronic Control Options:
Standard hot box construction includes an all welded 1/8" steel shell with 3" x 6# mineral wool insulation. Heat loss is minimized by a proprietary wall design featuring a welded inner shell and a completely isolated outer frame and covers. This model features top-mounted lifting eyes for easy installation and transportation.
162" W x 53" D x 55" H
Heavy-duty doors with strap hinges, 2-point latch system, and high-temperature silicone rubber gaskets create a tight seal for efficient heating. This model features an interior door release mechanism for added safety.
LEWCO Drum Heaters are designed and manufactured to industry standards. Our engineers stay current with the latest revisions to these standards. If there is a specific industry standard or code compliance that you require for your process heating application, please contact one of our highly knowledgeable Applications Engineers to learn how LEWCO can help!