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Portable Infrared Heaters – Electric – 1.8kW to 3kw Output – 240 Volt or 110 Volt

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Portable infrared heaters from Flexiheat UK

Portable Infrared Heaters – Infrared is an ingredient of the electromagnetic spectrum. It’s a type of radiated heat – the most primitive form of heat we know. It is 100 percent natural and forms the basis of heat we ourselves radiate and soak up. The warmth of the sun on our skin? The relaxing and soothing glow of an open fire? The warm feeling when we sit in  close proximity to other people? These are all examples of Infrared heat. We utilize this form of heat in our portable infrared heaters

With high energy efficiency from infrared waves, which doesn’t heat the surrounding air, with low running costs and resulting in lower energy bills. You get instant warmth, turning a cold room into warm one very quickly, with a nice comfortable warmth, with a low glare. The heating elements that are used in our free standing infrared heater range are energy efficient halogen heaters.

The heaters are easy to install – just plug into the nearest socket, silent in operation and you save money with no ongoing maintenance costs as opposed to a gas heater for example.

Running cost and energy costs are lower as there’s no heat loss through ventilation as the air is not heated which is the case with convection heaters. This heated air is prone to flowing to the outdoor space as soon as the opportunity exists, leaving the room cold.

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A basic principal of heat transfer is that heat moves from hot to cold spaces. We absorb infrared heat when we’re colder than our surroundings. We radiate infrared heat when we’re warmer than our surroundings. That’s why infrared is used in incubators for babies – because we absorb infrared so easily, it’s the most effective way to provide us with comfort heating. And that is why infrared thermal imaging is used by the police to find criminals on the run: their bodies radiate infrared heat into the cold and make them easier to find. What makes infrared radiation so special is that it heats the objects and people in its path as opposed to just heating the air. This makes infrared heating much more efficient than convection heating – which is the form of heating used by conventional radiators and oil or gas central heating systems. Convected heat, which is the transfer of heat from one place to another by the movement of fluids, warms the air, which circulates uncontrollably and leaves the fabric of the room cool. Direct radiated is designed to heat people, and objects directly – in simple terms- everything it comes in contact with: bringing a lasting, comfortable heat whilst consuming less energy.

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The main benefit in using infrared heating as opposed to other forms of heating is energy saving. Infrared heating works by heating the surface area of a room, rather than the volume (as is the case the traditional convection heaters), which means they are heating considerably less to provide the same amount of heat. They are also ideal for providing localised heat for operatives or processes when traditional warm air heating is not an option.

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A picture of one of our portable infrared heaters working away on site – from Flexiheat UK -available in 240V or 110V

 

How does mobile infrared heating work ?

Infrared heaters work in a similar way to which the sun heats the earth. Invisible heat rays travel through the air bouncing off the surfaces of objects and that is how everything around us absorbs the heat. Unlike traditional heating, Infrared heating does not dry the air.

 

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Electric Infrared Heater – There are a number of advantages in using a radiant heat source as opposed to a convection heat source when it comes to comfort heating with a portable heater –

  • A radiant heater directly heats objects in an environment, not the air in between. So you are heating a surface area of an object in an environment which warm up and turns the environment into a 360° radiator. This effect is felt less with heated air which transfers heat to an object poorly
  • Radiant heat has a higher “flux” (watts output per metre per degree centigrade of the heater) than convection heating. You require less radiant heat for less time to do the job of more convection heat for more time
  • You can manage the heater by a thermostat set to a lower air temperature because it is the environment that heats up first, not the air, unlike gas heaters or radiators that are a convection heater
  • Objects retain heat better than air, so residual energy sustain temperature in the environment for longer e.g. if a door is opened to a colder room, or when the thermostat turns off the heat source

Portable Infrared Heaters UK Model Range from Flexiheat UK

The Flexiheat range of  Portable Infrared Heaters are a great addition to your hire fleet or simply a great alternative heating solution for your workshop, building site, warehouse or factory heating.

Designed using the latest in airflow and heating technology and are built  to withstand the rigours of industrial and commercial use.

The  “FRG range” of portable infrared electric heaters are an ideal, safe, clean, fume free heating alternative to gas and diesel.

 Portable Infrared Heaters – Product Applications for the “FRG” Range

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  • Warehouses
  • Schools and Halls
  • Factories
  • Temporary Building
  • Building Sites – especially the 110 Volt models
  • Offices

The Advantages of a Portable Electric Infrared Heater / Quartz Heater  

  • Minimal Maintenance
  • Quick Heat Recovery
  • Heat Silently
  • Comfortable, Gentle Heat
  • Provide Instant Heat
  • Cost Effective
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Energy Efficient
  • No Dry Heat

 

Portable Infrared Heater – “FRG308” – 240 Volt – 13 amp –  3 kW Heat Output Model

These portable infrared electric space heaters run from a standard 240 Volt,  13 Amp plug / electrical socket and feature all quartz heating elements for improved resilience, with 2 heat settings, a reduced glow and a high quality build specification for this small heater.

  • Sensible Heat Capacity (kW) – 3 kW
  • Heat settings -2 steps –   1.5 kW/3 kW
  • Carbon Fibre Filaments – 2 x 1.5 kW
  • Electrical Supply – 240 Volt / 50 Hz
  • Plug Size – 13 Amp
  • Mobility &  Portable Dimensions (Body) H x W x D  =  875 mm x 490 mm x 185 mm ( 550 mm depth with wheels)
  • Weight-  17 Kg’s

Portable Infrared Heater – “FRG308” –  110 Volt – 16 Amp – 1.6 kW Heat Output Model

These portable electric infrared radiant heaters are powered from a standard 110 Volt,  16 Amp electrical supply ( commonly found on construction sites ) and feature all new quartz heating elements for improved resilience, two heat settings, a reduced glow and a high quality build specification. These infrared heaters are perfect for sites which require 110 volt , such as building and construction sites for safety requirements.

  • Sensible Heat Capacity (kW) 1.6 kW
  • Heat settings – 2 steps –  800 Watts or 1.6 kW
  • Carbon Fibre Filaments – 2 x 800 Watts
  • Electrical Supply – 110 Volt / 50 Hz
  • Plug Size – 16 Amps
  • Mobility &  Portable Dimensions (Body) H x W x D  =  875 mm x 490 mm x 185 mm ( 550 mm depth with wheels)
  • Weight – 17 Kg’s

Portable Infrared Heater -” FRG308″ – 110 Volt – 32 Amp – 3 kW Heat Output Model

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These infrared portable space heaters are powered from a standard 110 Volt , 32 Amp electrical supply and features all new carbon fibre filaments for improved resilience, two heat settings, a reduced glow and a high quality build specification, make these the perfect 110 Volt site heater.

  • Sensible Heat Capacity (kW) – 3 kW
  • Heat settings – 2 steps -1.5 kW/3 kW
  • Filaments – 2 x 1.5 kW
  • Electrical Supply – 110 Volt / 50 Hz
  • Plug Size – 32 Amp
  • Mobility &  Portable Dimensions (Body) H x W x D  =  875 mm x 490 mm x 185 mm ( 420 mm depth with wheels)
  • Weight – 17 Kg’s

Download the flexiheat “FRG” range of Portable Infrared Heaters Brochure

 

Portable Infrared Heaters for Sale UK and Ireland 

Should you require any further assistance with our Portable Infrared Heaters /Mobile Infrared Heaters / Portable Quartz Heaters , please click here to contact us via email or call us direct on 01202 822221