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Case Studies

From Sustainable Energy to Space Rockets, Chromalox supports customers within a variety of industries with over 100 years of expertise in thermal solutions.

Case Studies

Explore the range of case studies across various industries below.
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Tank Heaters Provide Biofuel Winter Protection

Chromalox supports an alternative fuel company to keep their biofuel flowing throughout the winter months in Maryland.

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Biofuels Manufacturer Turns to Heat Tracing to Protect its Investment

A biofuel plant conversion in Pennsylvania replaced steam tracing with a self-regulating heat trace cable to provide precise temperature control.

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CHS Steam Generator for a Major Electric Car Manufacturer

An electric car company was in need of a steam generator that provided start-up and trim steam supply for heating jacketed vessels.

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Utility Company Targets Zero Emissions

An electric utility company partnered with Chromalox to replace their existing fuel oil fired boiler with an electric steam generator to achieve zero emissions.

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Electric Vehicle Company Reduces Carbon Output

An electric vehicle and clean energy company in America partnered with Chromalox to provide emission-free heating solution.

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Reducing Carbon Emissions for Oil & Gas Company Equinor

Chromalox worked with a petroleum refining company to design a test high-capacity medium voltage steam generator within the one-year timeframe.

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Freeze Prevention Protects Millions Downstream from Hydroelectric Dam

A hydroelectric dam needed to replace their 30-year old Open coil Element heater which is critical to the operation of the flood gates.

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Jet Engine Manufacturer Require Critical Heating for Processes

One of the most critical production operations at this plant is the finish-grinding of the hubs and shafts for J57 and J75 jet engines.

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Chromalox Support NASA with Their Return to Flight Mission

Anti-icing cartridge heaters support NASA's crucial return to flight mission after the 2003 Columbia tragedy.

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Plastic Recycling Plant Developing Sustainable Fuel with Help from the MaxiZone®

A plastic recycling company turns to Chromalox to provide heat to develop a sustainable fuel source utilizing the MaxiZone® High Temperature Cartridge Heaters.

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Refinery Uses Heat Trace & Digital Temperature Sensors to Ensure Even Heat

A southern California refinery experienced uneven heating with the existing heat trace cable on some of its piping systems, resulting in an ammonia smell that caused concern.

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Solar Company Replaces Gas-Fired System with Electric Heating

In a move to decarbonize processes, a solar energy producer replaced a gas-fired system with a Chromalox circulation heater.

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