Temperature Capabilities

Q: What is the max operating temperature for your heaters?

A: We manufacture 4 different types of Flexible heater here at Birk.  Each type of heater has a unique maximum temperature based on the insulating material used to build the heater.  Below is a list of the different insulators and their associated maximum temperature.

1. FEP Kapton – 500˚F

2. Acrylic Kapton – 250˚F

3. Silicone Rubber – 400˚F

4. Butyl – 250˚F