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Electrically Heated Coating - Coating that heats up when voltage is applied

This coating, which is based on carbon materials, heats up when voltage is applied. 12-24V DC is recommended, but it also works at higher voltages. The coating can be applied by brush, roller, or sprayer on surfaces of any shape. The surface can be painted when dry. The coating also works on textiles. 

Used for: 
The vendor suggests it can be used instead of conventional thin film heating elements in car mirrors. Other ideas include frost protection of plane wings, floor and wall heating, and heating of food.

Details:
There are variants for temperatures ranging from 100°C to 300°C. One advantage of this coating compared with conventional resistor heating elements is that it distributes heat more evenly. The electrical connections to the coating can be done with conventional copper tape. One liter covers 4 m².

Idea:
Create invisible heated surfaces on buffet tables or combine it with thermochromic materials to create graphic effects that suddenly appear.

The sample:

The sample is a painted piece of card board with a connector for a 9V battery - see the product picture. Connect a battery to experience the functionality. You can also buy 50 ml containers, that you can paint onto surfaces or apply to textiles. 50 ml should cover 0.2 m². The variant we sell is flexible and rated for temperatures up to 120°C.  

 

All samples come with a laminated information card

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