Infrared heater is commonly used in infrared modules (or emitter banks) combining several heaters to achieve larger heated areas. Infrared heater use a reflective shield to direct radiant heat onto a heated surface. Infrared flat panel heaters are used to heat objects via radiant heat transfer. Infrared heater elements are replacement heater elements used with radiant flat panel heaters and radiant reflective heaters.
Maximum operating temperature is the maximum temperature that the sheath covering the heater may reach. The maximum sheath temperature does not represent the maximum temperature that a heated substance may reach. Maximum AC voltage represents the maximum AC voltage the heater can use. Watts represents the available wattage available from the heater. Maximum watt density is the amount of wattage per square inch that the heater is capable of delivering.
Watt density is calculated by dividing the available wattage by the heated area. Theoretically, the efficiency of an infrared heater is 100% as it converts nearly all electrical energy into heat in the filament.