Processing Magazine

Feeling the Heat

Six important factors manufacturers must consider when heating drums and totes

January 28, 2014
Manufacturers throughout the process industries have traditionally utilized a variety of methods to heat their drums and totes, including band heaters, immersion heaters, steam jackets and homemade, in-plant hot rooms. Over the years, operators in the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries have turned to drum warming ovens as a safe, cost-effective way to heat those 55-gallon drums.