LEWCO Drum Heaters are the most common and economically priced solution for elevated temperature storage and heating. This model features integrated spill containment and is suitable for indoor or outdoor installation. 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)
(12) 55-gallon drums palletized; 2,700 lbs. per pallet
Heat Source & Capacity
18 kW electric, low watt density Incoloy® heaters provide years of trouble-free service.
NOTE: Electric hot boxes are not suitable for heating flammable or combustible materials; nor intended for installation in electrically classified areas.
Voltage: 480/3/60. Please consult factory for additional voltage options.
Disconnect Size: 60 AMPS.
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.
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.
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.
165" W x 53" D x 47" H
Heavy-duty doors with strap hinges, 3-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!