INFRARED HEATING LAMPS


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INFRARED HEATING LAMPS
INFRARED HEATING LAMPS152. Heating or drying lamps are incandescent lamps with filaments which operate at a lower color temperature (2500 instead of about 3000 K) so that most of the radiation occurs in the infrared part of the spectrum with wavelengths longer than those of visible light.Infrared lamps (Fig. 10.72) have many uses in commercial and industrial applications for heating and drying and on farms for brooding of poultry and other animals. Important features of these lamps include rapid heat transfer, efficient operation, simple oven construction, low oven first cost, adaptability to conveyor-line production, cleanliness, and low maintenance cost. The several wattages in each bulb s…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. INFRARED HEATING LAMPS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export