FanmasterJuly 5, 2019

What Type of Industrial Heater Would Suit My Workshop?

Did you know that cold working environments are not only unpleasant, they can also reduce productivity and be a health hazard? For these reasons, buying and installing an industrial heater for your workshop is good for business.

On top of that, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to affordable industrial heating options for workshops and factory spaces. Here are some of them.

Radiant industrial heaters

Radiant heat is the type of warmth you experience when you stand close to a wood-burning fire or campfire. Industrial radiant heaters operate on the same principle, generating infrared radiation that gets absorbed by people and objects in their path.

Radiant heaters come in various sizes and fuel types. These include:

  • Infrared diesel heaters – highly efficient diesel-run radiant heater providing a ‘sunlight-type’ heat.
  • LPG radiant heaters – portable or wall-mounted gas heaters that can be used inside or out.
  • Quartz radiant wall heaters – specifically designed for commercial environments.
  • Pedestal electric – radiant quartz pedestal lamp heater.
  • Electric strip heaters – ideal for workshops, showrooms or alfresco areas.

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Industrial fan heaters

Fan heating supplies a gentle flow of continuous warm air. Industrial fan heaters are much more powerful than domestic ones, as they are designed to heat bigger and more open spaces. These include:

  • Industrial diesel fan heaters – designed to provide a reliable and instant source of heat.
  • Electric portable heater blowers – provide an ideal alternative to fuel-based heating.
  • Electric industrial fan heaters – for heating and drying in a well-insulated environment.

Considerations for industrial heaters

Which type of heating to install depends on a range of factors, for example:

  • The size and design of the space that needs warming.
  • Response time – that is, how quickly you want to warm up the space and its occupants.
  • Costs for purchase and installation, energy use and maintenance.
  • Number of occupants and hours of use of the building.

There is no one single solution for all situations or workshops. Before deciding what industrial heater to buy, make sure to consult a heating professional about the options available to suit your needs and budget.

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