CAST-X 3000 Circulation Heater

CAST-X 3000 is a very popular heater, with wide use across industrial gas & fluid handling sectors.

Here is the CAST-X 3000 circulation heater, which are a superior product when used as natural gas heaters, cryogenic heaters, and as food and pharmaceutical industry sterile heating units.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Rocket & Jet Fuel Test Stands
  • Mud Testing Applications (oil exploration)
  • LNG Pre-Heat & Moisture Removal
  • Powder Coating Pre-Wash Systems
  • Packaging Sterilization
  • Phase Change for Cryogenic Applications

FEATURES & BENEFITS:

  • Fluid Path has No Contact with Heating Elements
  • Heated Media is Isolated in Seamless 316 Stainless Steel Tubes
  • Allows for Safe Heating of Explosive Gases & Flammable Liquids
  • Excellent Performance in High-Pressure Applications
  • Suitable for Use with Sterile and Zero Contaminant Processes
  • Compatible with Standard Controls (PID, PLC, Multi-Loop, etc.)
  • Small Size Enables Easy Integration into Larger Machines
  • Self-Draining Flow-Tubes, and Long-Life Heating Elements

SPECIFICATIONS:

Power:

  • 1 kW Total to 24.6 kW Total
  • Voltage Range: 208 - 575 V
  • Max Line Current: 35 A per circuit

Tubing:

  • .750” OD (3/4") (19.1 mm)
  • .065” Wall (1.7 mm)
  • Overall Process Tube Length: 142” (3606 mm) each
  • 316L Stainless Steel (standard)
  • Inconel (optional upgrade)
  • Passivated or Electro-Polished (optional upgrades)
  • Max Pressure: 3300 psi (227 bar)

Enclosures:

  • NEMA 4 (moisture-resistant)
    NEMA 7 / ATEX (explosion-proof)

Max Working Temperatures:

  • NEMA 4 (moisture-resistant): 572°F (300°C)
  • NEMA 7 / ATEX (explosion-proof): 482°F (250°C)
  • Published temperatures are for housing at 12 o’clock position;
    Higher temps may be possible at 6 o’clock position. See factory for details.

Sensors & Controls:

  • K or J Type Thermocouples
  • Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs)

Available Accessories:

  • Insulating Jackets
  • Compression Fittings

Download the
CAST-X 3000
Technical Brochure

Temperature and Pressure Charts

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Dimensional Drawings

Wiring Diagrams

Detailed Images

CAST-X 3000 Circulation Heater Part Numbering System

This image shows a product configuration summary for CAST-X 3000 Natural Gas Heaters from Cast Aluminum Solutions.

Building a CAST-X 3000 Part Number:
Use the tables below to build each section of your CAST-X 3000.  After assigning letters/numbers for each applicable section, you will have a complete part number, ready to quote.
For assistance, contact CAS directly.

VOLTAGE, POWER, CIRCUIT TYPE
Volts refers to line volts (VL). Amps refers to line current (IL).
Section "AAAA" Circuit Type Volts (V) Watts (kW) Amps (A)
(per circuit)
300A TWO
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUITS
480 24.6 14.8
440 20.6 13.6
415 18.4 12.8
400 17.1 12.3
380 15.4 11.7
240 6.1 7.4
230 5.6 7.1
220 5.1 6.8
208 4.6 6.4
300B ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUIT
480 12.3 14.8
440 10.3 13.6
415 9.2 12.8
400 8.5 12.3
380 7.7 11.7
240 3 7.4
230 2.8 7.1
220 2.5 6.8
208 2.3 6.4
300C ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE (PARALLEL)
CIRCUIT
575 11.8 11.9
480 8.2 9.9
440 6.9 9.1
415 6.1 8.6
400 5.7 8.2
380 5.1 7.8
240 2 5
230 1.9 4.7
220 1.7 4.5
208 1.5 4.3
300D ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA (SERIES)
CIRCUIT
480 6.2 7.4
440 5.2 6.8
415 4.6 6.4
400 4.3 6.3
380 3.8 5.9
240 1.5 3.7
230 1.4 3.6
220 1.3 3.4
208 1.1 3.2
300E ONE
SINGLE PHASE
CIRCUIT
480 4.1 8.5
440 3.4 7.8
415 3 7.4
400 2.8 7.1
380 2.6 6.8
240 1 4.3
230 0.9 4.1
220 0.8 3.9
208 0.7 3.7
300F ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE CIRCUIT
575 5.9 5.9
480 4.1 4.9
415 3 4.3
400 2.8 4.1
380 2.6 3.9
240 1 2.5
230 0.9 2.4
220 0.8 2.3
208 0.7 2.1
300G TWO
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUITS
380 15.4
Same as 300A
11.7
300H ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUIT
380 7.7
Same as 300B
11.7
300J ONE
THREE-PHASE WYE
(PARALLEL) CIRCUIT
380 5.1
Same as 300C
7.8
300K ONE
THREE-PHASE DELTA
(SERIES) CIRCUIT
380 3.8
Same as 300D
5.9
300L ONE
SINGLE PHASE
CIRCUIT
380 2.6
Same as 300E
6.8
300M ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE CIRCUIT
380 2.6
Same as 300F
3.9
300N TWO
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUITS
240 27 32.5
230 24.8 31.2
220 22.7 29.8
208 20.3 28.2
300P ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUIT
240 13.5 32.5
230 12.4 31.2
220 11.3 29.8
208 10.1 28.2
300Q ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE (PARALLEL)
CIRCUIT
415 27 37.6
400 25 36.2
380 22.6 34.4
240 9 21.7
230 8.3 20.8
220 7.6 19.9
208 6.8 18.8
300R ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA (SERIES)
CIRCUIT
480 27 32.5
415 20.2 28.1
400 18.7 27.1
380 16.9 25.7
240 6.8 16.3
230 6.2 15.6
220 5.7 14.9
208 5.1 14.1
300S ONE
SINGLE PHASE
CIRCUIT
240 4.5 18.8
230 4.1 18
220 3.8 17.2
208 3.4 16.3
300T ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE CIRCUIT
415 13.5 18.8
400 12.5 18.1
380 11.3 17.2
240 4.5 10.9
230 4.1 10.4
220 3.8 10
208 3.4 9.4
300U TWO
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUITS
208 20.3
Same as 300N
28.2
300V ONE
THREE-PHASE
DELTA CIRCUIT
208 10.1
Same as 300P
28.2
300W ONE
THREE-PHASE WYE
(PARALLEL) CIRCUIT
208 6.8
Same as 300Q
18.8
300X ONE
THREE-PHASE DELTA
(SERIES) CIRCUIT
208 5.1
Same as 300R
14.1
300Y ONE
SINGLE PHASE
CIRCUIT
208 3.4
Same as 300S
16.3
300Z ONE
THREE-PHASE
WYE CIRCUIT
208 3.4
Same as 300T
9.4

ENCLOSURES AND TEMPERATURE SENSORS
All thermocouples are ungrounded, for optimal performance
Section "BBB" Description No. of Sensors Enclosure
W00 NO SENSOR 0 NEMA 4
W0J J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL 1 NEMA 4
W0K K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL 1 NEMA 4
W0R RTD, SINGLE, 3 WIRE, 100 OHMS 1 NEMA 4
WJJ J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLES IN THERMOWELLS 2 NEMA 4
WKK K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLES IN THERMOWELLS 2 NEMA 4
WRR RTDs, EACH IS 3 WIRE, 100 OHMS 2 NEMA 4
E00 NO SENSOR 0 NEMA 7 / ATEX
E0J J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL 1 NEMA 7 / ATEX
E0K K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLE IN THERMOWELL 1 NEMA 7 / ATEX
E0R RTD, SINGLE, 3 WIRE, 100 OHMS 1 NEMA 7 / ATEX
EJJ J-TYPE THERMOCOUPLES IN THERMOWELLS 2 NEMA 7 / ATEX
EKK K-TYPE THERMOCOUPLES IN THERMOWELLS 2 NEMA 7 / ATEX
ERR RTDs, EACH IS 3 WIRE, 100 OHMS 2 NEMA 7 / ATEX

METRIC MOUNTING HOLES
Place an "M" in section C if metric mounting holes are required. If standard Imperial mounting holes are desired, section C can be left blank.
Section "C" Metric Mounting Holes
M M10 x 1.5 Metric Tapped Mounting Holes

VALUE ADDED OPTIONS FOR FLOW-TUBES
If you need electropolished or passivated flow-tubes, add these letters to the end of your part number. For both, indicate “EP-P” These prices are in addition to the cost of the tubes, listed in above part number tables.
PN Adder Additional Service
P PASSIVATION - SINGLE TUBE: TO CLEAN FLOW-TUBE ID (DILUTED NITRIC ACID FLUSH)
P PASSIVATION - DUAL TUBE: TO CLEAN FLOW-TUBE ID (DILUTED NITRIC ACID FLUSH)
EP ELECTROPOLISHED TUBE ID - SINGLE TUBE: RA: 10 MICROINCHES (.254 MICROMETERS)
EP ELECTROPOLISHED TUBE ID - DUAL TUBE: RA: 10 MICROINCHES (.254 MICROMETERS)

ACCESSORIES
These PNs are totally separate from the PNs for the heater
Part Number Component
274-55-6-7 COMPRESSION FITTINGS (HIGH PRESSURE) / PAIR (SHIPPED LOOSE)
307-0-16-1 INSULATION JACKET, MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE 986°F (530°C)

CUSTOM DESIGNS & COMPONENTS
For these options, please call a CAS Representative for a quote.
INCONEL, MONEL OR HASTELLOY TUBES
THICK WALL TUBES FOR HIGH PRESSURE APPLICATIONS
SPECIAL TUBE FITTINGS