What is the electric heater capacity required to heat 80 liters of Hytherm 600 oil in a tub or when the oil is circulated from the tub by a pump to the reactor jacket?
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Jim Grant Forum Moderator 119 Posts
Re: How do you calculate heater capacity?16 February 2012 at 1:29pmThe heater capacity is dependent upon the length of time required to heat the oil. If the oil is in a circulation loop, then the duty must be determined by the inlet temperature and flow rate. Perform the energy balance to determine the duty.