Selflimiting/selfregulating heating tapes in a biogas plant
On the one hand, this biogas is converted into electrical and thermal energy by a ccombined heat and power unit. On the other hand, the biogas is refined into a biomethane in a processing plant.
Especially when pipes run over long distances in the open, there is a risk that they will freeze if the flow stagnated in winter.
As freeze protection, an electrical trace heating system with self-limiting heating tapes from Quintex was installed along various pipe sections.
The self-limiting heating tape adjusts its heating power automatically and outputs a higher or lower output depending on the ambient temperature.
Further advantages are:
No risk of overheating
Easy to install
The required heat demand for the various pipe sizes up to DN150 was calculated by Quintex, so that even at extreme minus temperatures, always frost protection is ensured on all relevant pipeline sections .
The needs-oriented and economical operation is carried out via the in-house building control technology of the company Schradenbiogas GmbH & Co. KG.
The pictures show pipeline sections in the area of "hygienisation" with heating strip on the long side and overlapped with aluminium adhesive tape, for an optimal and two-dimensional heat transfer to the pipeline.
More information about trace heating and explosion protection here:
Quintex GmbH manufactures and supplies material for trace heating (heating tapes, heating cables, controller, connection sets) and explosion protection ( Ex e terminal boxes, pressurized systems, line bushings,own range of local control function, local control stations - all can be specified and ordered online)
We manufacture all our material in our own approved (ATEX, ISO, FM, CSA...) facility.
By this we can guarantee our high level of quality, reliability and in time delivery.
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